Best ferries in Edinburgh

Check out the top ferries in Edinburgh, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Deep Sea World
1. Deep Sea World
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19 local reviews
Forthside Terrace, Inverkeithing
Closed now
01383 411880
AquariumLodgingEstablishment
Rowan
Get the train over the famous Forth Bridge to North Queensferry.
Valerie
A great place to take the children and there is a free bus from Waverly Bridge in City Centre to Deep Sea Worl…
Mike
Marine aquarium with a clear tunnel. Watch sharks swim overhead and dive with sharks if you're so inclined.
1. Deep Sea World
1. Deep Sea World
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19 local reviews
Forthside Terrace, Inverkeithing
Closed now
01383 411880
Rowan
Rowan
Get the train over the famous Forth Bridge to North Queensferry.
Valerie
Valerie
A great place to take the children and there is a free bus from Waverly Bridge in City Centre to Deep Sea World in North Queensferry leaving…
Mike
Mike
Marine aquarium with a clear tunnel. Watch sharks swim overhead and dive with sharks if you're so inclined.
2. Inchcolm Abbey
2. Inchcolm Abbey
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2 local reviews
Inchcolm Abbey
01383 823332
Establishment
Dan and Alex
A fantastic day out to Inchcolm Island. Take the bus from Waverley Bridge to the boat terminal in Queensferry…
Kerry
If you've got the car, pack a picnic and head to South Queensferry to take a boat trip to Inchcolm Island. Kn…
Dan And Alex
A fantastic day out to Inchcolm Island. Take the bus from Waverley Bridge to the boat terminal in Queensferry…
2. Inchcolm Abbey
2. Inchcolm Abbey
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2 local reviews
Inchcolm Abbey
01383 823332
Dan and Alex
Dan and Alex
A fantastic day out to Inchcolm Island. Take the bus from Waverley Bridge to the boat terminal in Queensferry. See the seals, puffins, take …
Kerry
Kerry
If you've got the car, pack a picnic and head to South Queensferry to take a boat trip to Inchcolm Island. Known as the Iona of the East, y…
Dan And Alex
Dan And Alex
A fantastic day out to Inchcolm Island. Take the bus from Waverley Bridge to the boat terminal in Queensferry. See the seals, puffins, take …
3. Queensferry
3. Queensferry
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27 local reviews
Queensferry, Queensferry
LocalityPolitical
Maggie
Go here to get an close up view of the iconic Forth Rail Bridge, the road bridge and the stunning new Queensfe…
Derek
South Queensferry is a very pretty little village. Great pubs and places to eat. Generally just a nice place…
Valerie
South Queensferry is the home of the famous Rail Bridge. It is located at the mouth of the Firth of the Fourt…
3. Queensferry
3. Queensferry
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27 local reviews
Queensferry, Queensferry
Maggie
Maggie
Go here to get an close up view of the iconic Forth Rail Bridge, the road bridge and the stunning new Queensferry Crossing - the new road br…
Derek
Derek
South Queensferry is a very pretty little village. Great pubs and places to eat. Generally just a nice place for a stroll. You simply mus…
Valerie
Valerie
South Queensferry is the home of the famous Rail Bridge. It is located at the mouth of the Firth of the Fourth and a lovely village with lo…
4. Inchcolm Abbey
4. Inchcolm Abbey
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4 local reviews
Inchcolm Abbey
01383 823332
Place of worshipEstablishment
Mhairi
Why not take a ferry to Inchcolm Island and have a picnic. It really is a beautiful sight: "Inchcolm is an is…
Stewart
This requires a ferry from S Queensferry. A truly wonderful trip. Beware of marauding, protective mother herr…
Stewart
This requires a ferry from S Queensferry. A truly wonderful trip. Beware of marauding, protective mother herr…
4. Inchcolm Abbey
4. Inchcolm Abbey
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4 local reviews
Inchcolm Abbey
01383 823332
Mhairi
Mhairi
Why not take a ferry to Inchcolm Island and have a picnic. It really is a beautiful sight: "Inchcolm is an island in the Firth of Forth in …
Stewart
Stewart
This requires a ferry from S Queensferry. A truly wonderful trip. Beware of marauding, protective mother herring gulls.
Stewart
Stewart
This requires a ferry from S Queensferry. A truly wonderful trip. Beware of marauding, protective mother herring gulls.
5. Forth Bridge
5. Forth Bridge
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12 local reviews
Forth Bridge, Edinburgh
Deirdre
Something a bit different. Jump on train from Haymarket station to Dalmeny and go and see the railway bridge …
Mairi Anne
The famous red Forth (rail) Bridge is an amazing engineering feat extending 1.5 miles across the Firth of Fort…
David
Don't miss this world famous bridge at South Queensferry! Take the combined bus and boat tour (from Waverly B…
5. Forth Bridge
5. Forth Bridge
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12 local reviews
Forth Bridge, Edinburgh
Deirdre
Deirdre
Something a bit different. Jump on train from Haymarket station to Dalmeny and go and see the railway bridge and south queensferry.
Mairi Anne
Mairi Anne
The famous red Forth (rail) Bridge is an amazing engineering feat extending 1.5 miles across the Firth of Forth between Edinburgh and Fife a…
David
David
Don't miss this world famous bridge at South Queensferry! Take the combined bus and boat tour (from Waverly Bridge) or travel by train to D…
6. Forth Rd Bridge
6. Forth Rd Bridge
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9 local reviews
Forth Rd Bridge
Route
Trudi
A brilliant place to go just now (Dec 2016) to observe the last remaining parts to the construction of the new…
Ross and Lucy
Britain's most famous bridge. Go to South Queensferry also, its a lovely town with some great food and views …
Linda
An excellent example of the Uk's rich culture and heritage and proudly symbolises Scotland's place in the worl…
6. Forth Rd Bridge
6. Forth Rd Bridge
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9 local reviews
Forth Rd Bridge
Trudi
Trudi
A brilliant place to go just now (Dec 2016) to observe the last remaining parts to the construction of the new bridge being built across the…
Ross and Lucy
Ross and Lucy
Britain's most famous bridge. Go to South Queensferry also, its a lovely town with some great food and views across the Forth.
Linda
Linda
An excellent example of the Uk's rich culture and heritage and proudly symbolises Scotland's place in the world as pioneers of construction…
7. Dalmeny House
7. Dalmeny House
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4 local reviews
Dalmeny House
Premise
Derek
There's a stately home, there's a nice little beach and you can walk or bike all the way to South Queensferry…
Grant
Beautiful Grounds for walks and cycling en route to South Queensferry. The house also hosts a museum and art c…
Valerie
There is a beautiful walk from Cramond to Dalmeny House and grounds and on to South Queensferry.
7. Dalmeny House
7. Dalmeny House
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4 local reviews
Dalmeny House
Derek
Derek
There's a stately home, there's a nice little beach and you can walk or bike all the way to South Queensferry. You could get lost in this p…
Grant
Grant
Beautiful Grounds for walks and cycling en route to South Queensferry. The house also hosts a museum and art collections.
Valerie
Valerie
There is a beautiful walk from Cramond to Dalmeny House and grounds and on to South Queensferry.
8. Orocco Pier
8. Orocco Pier
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3 local reviews
17 High St, Queensferry
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Lee
I got engaged here! - Restaurant, bar and boutique hotel, right on the waterfront in the centre of South Queen…
Pauline
Orocco Pier is a popular hotel/ restaurant and bar. The restaurant is very good and offers stunning views acro…
Pauline
Orocco Pier is a popular hotel/ restaurant and bar. The restaurant is very good and offers stunning views acro…
8. Orocco Pier
8. Orocco Pier
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3 local reviews
17 High St, Queensferry
Lee
Lee
I got engaged here! - Restaurant, bar and boutique hotel, right on the waterfront in the centre of South Queensferry. Three levels of outsid…
Pauline
Pauline
Orocco Pier is a popular hotel/ restaurant and bar. The restaurant is very good and offers stunning views across the River Forth. The bar is…
Pauline
Pauline
Orocco Pier is a popular hotel/ restaurant and bar. The restaurant is very good and offers stunning views across the River Forth. The bar is…