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Blackness Castle

34.4mi (49min) from Rosyth | 7.3mi (16min) from South Queensferry | 17.7mi (42min) from Leith | 16.7mi (35min) from Newhaven

Built in the 15th century by one of Scotland’s most powerful families, the Crichtons, Blackness was never destined as a peaceful lordly residence; its enduring roles were those of garrison fortress and state prison

Linlithgow | 01506 834807 | trade@hes.scot | www.historicenvironment.scot

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Bo'ness and Kinneil Railway

14.5mi (29min) from Rosyth | 10.0mi (20min) from South Queensferry | 20.5mi (43min) from Leith | 19.6mi (41min) from Newhaven

Soak up the atmosphere of this heritage railway, travel by steam train and explore Scotland's largest railway museum. Steam trains run on week-ends April to October and midweek days during the holiday period. The Museum of Scottish Railways is open seven days a week April to October.

Bo'ness | 01506 825855 | enquiries.railways@srps.org.uk | www.bkrailway.co.uk

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Deep Sea World

Deep Sea World

3.7mi (12min) from Rosyth | 4.9mi (11min) from South Queensferry | 14.9mi (30min) from Leith | 14.4mi (31min) from Newhaven

Deep Sea World - close to Rosyth and South Queensferry cruise arrivals

North Queensferry | 01383 411880 | www.deepseaworld.com

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Dirleton Castle

41.9mi (59min) from Rosyth | 38.0mi (52min) from South Queensferry | 22.4mi (40min) from Leith | 23.0mi (42min) from Newhaven

For 400 years Dirleton Castle stood as a magnificent fortress and was home for three noble families. It is a fine example of a fortified medieval residence. Within its walls are colourful gardens with a blend of traditional, formal and more contemporary plantings.

Dirleton, East Lothian | 0131 668 8831 | www.historicenvironment.scot/dirleton-castle | trade@hes.scot

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Falkirk Wheel

22.5mi (39min) from Rosyth | 18.8mi (33min) from South Queensferry | 29.4mi (56min) from Leith | 28.2mi (51min) from Newhaven

The world's first and only rotating boat lift, the Falkirk Wheel offers visitors a one-of-a-kind trip from the Forth & Clyde Canal to the Union Canal, 150 feet above.

Falkirk | 08700 500208 | TFW_info@scottishcanals.co.uk | www.thefalkirkwheel.co.uk

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Ferry Brewery

Ferry Brewery

6.5mi (19min) from Rosyth | 0.9mi (5min) from South Queensferry | 10.0mi (28min) from Leith | 9.0mi (22min) from Newhaven

We are the first and only brewery in Queensferry since 1851. We have revived local brewing, offering locally produced handcrafted beers - pale ales, bitters, reds, porters, 80/-s, stouts and Brewer specialities.

South Queensferry | +4401 313311851 | info@ferrybrewery.co.uk | www.ferrybrewery.co.uk

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Floors Castle & Gardens

Floors Castle & Gardens

Explore Floors Castle & Gardens, Built by leading architect William Adam in 1721, Floors Castle is Scotland’s largest inhabited Castle and home to the 10th Duke of Roxburghe. The Castle is filled with outstanding works of art, magnificent French furniture and the famous Belgian tapestries. The grand rooms offer superb views of the River Tweed and Cheviot Hills. The Walled Garden is a showpiece of seasonal colour and interest and features colourful themed borders, decorative shrubs, traditional glasshouses filled with delicious fruits and recent developments in the Garden include the dramatic oak framed fruit cage & new Tapestry Garden.

Tour | +4401 573223333 | enquiries@floorscastle.com | www.floorscastle.com

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Forth Belle

Forth Belle

6.1mi (16min) from Rosyth | 0.5mi (2min) from South Queensferry | 10.3mi (24min) from Leith | 9.3mi (23min) from Newhaven

Take a boat trip with Forth Boat Tours for stunning views of the Firth of Forth, the famous bridges and its islands. Our boat tours depart from Hawes Pier or from Port Edgar Marina on days when cruise ships are visiting the Firth of Forth. During your tour you'll find plenty of opportunities to see a wide variety of marine wildlife including many seabirds, seals and watch out for the occasional porpoise. On-board commentary has transcripts available in French and German.

South Queensferry | 0131 331 3030 | www.forthtours.com

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Glenkinchie Distillery

34.0mi (48min) from Rosyth | 30.0mi (41min) from South Queensferry | 16.1mi (32min) from Leith | 16.7mi (35min) from Newhaven

Come and visit our picturesque distillery and experience a real taste of Scotland in this 5 star attraction. Enjoy the exhibition on the original Malting Floors and take a tour through the production process learning how we make the ‘water of life’

Tranent, East Lothian | +4401 875342012 | glenkinchie.distillery@diageo.com | www.discovering-distilleries.com

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Golf Shop of St Andrews

Golf Shop of St Andrews

40.7mi (1hr 4min) from Rosyth | 42.2mi (1hr 4min) from South Queensferry | 52.2mi (1hr 28min) from Leith | 51.2mi (1hr 22min) from Newhaven

From Our Home of Golf to Yours

St Andrews | 44013 34476996 | enquiries@golfshopofstandrews.co.uk | www.golfshopofstandrews.co.uk

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Hawes Inn

6.1mi (16min) from Rosyth | 0.5mi (3min) from South Queensferry | 10.4mi (24min) from Leith | 9.4mi (23min) from Newhaven

This historic inn dates from 1683 and has associations with celebrated authors Walter Scott and Robert Louis Stevenson.

South Queensferry | 0131 331 1990 | www.vintageinn.co.uk

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Helix

Covering 850 Hectares of green space in Falkirk and Grangemouth, the Heix is a beautiful new visitor destination including the Kelpies, miles of scenic cycle paths, parkland with impressive lagoon and from 2014 waterside cafe and adventure playzone

Tour | www.thehelix.co.uk

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Kinloch Anderson

14.9mi (31min) from Rosyth | 9.9mi (23min) from South Queensferry | 1.0mi (4min) from Leith | 0.9mi (4min) from Newhaven

Kinloch Anderson has been respected and known in Edinburgh, Scotland’s Capital City, since 1868 as the foremost experts in kilts, tartan and Highland Dress, and makers of luxury traditional clothing with a strong emphasis on Scottish Design.

Edinburgh | +4401 315551390 | enquiries@kinlochanderson.com | www.kinlochanderson.com

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Lindores Abbey Distillery

Lindores Abbey Distillery

The Spiritual Home of Scotch Whisky. For the whisky lover it is a pilgrimage. Lindores Abbey's has widely recognised links to the earliest reference to Scotch whisky. After 523 years you can again see single malt distillation happening once more. Lindores Abbey Distillery and visitor centre opened its doors in August 2017, heralding the revival of the site of the earliest written reference to Scotch whisky production and its vision for future preservation. The £10 million project boasts an innovative distillery, with three stills from Forsyths of Rothes within the still house; a centre celebrating the remarkable heritage of Lindores Abbey’s founding Tironensian monks via a stunning cloister exhibition and events space; and tours of the abbey ruins on the banks of the River Tay which were founded in 1192 by David Earl of Huntingdon on land given to him by his brother King William I and which have played host to generations of Scottish royalty – and even William Wallace.

Tour | 01337 842547 | info@lindoresabbeydistillery.com | www.lindoresabbeydistillery.com

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Linlithgow Canal Centre

16.5mi (27min) from Rosyth | 9.0mi (18min) from South Queensferry | 19.6mi (40min) from Leith | 18.6mi (38min) from Newhaven

Located on the 1822 Union Canal which linked Edinburgh and Glasgow, there are a variety of cruises to meet the needs of all the family. You can even drive one yourself. Open Easter to the end of September

Linlthgow | 08442 723812 | info@lucs.org.uk | www.lucs.org.uk

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Linlithgow Palace

28.5mi (45min) from Rosyth | 9.0mi (18min) from South Queensferry | 20.8mi (45min) from Leith | 19.8mi (38min) from Newhaven

Built and developed over two centuries by successive Stuart kings of Scotland, Linlithgow Palace was a comfortable and attractive retreat from affairs of state, conveniently placed between Stirling and Edinburgh. Both James V and his daughter Mary Queen of Scots were born here, overlooking the tranquil beauty of the loch and peel (park). This superb Renaissance residence allows a unique insight into the domestic life of Scottish royalty.

Linlithgow | 01506 842896 | trade@hes.scot | www.historicenvironment.scot

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Maid of the Forth

6.1mi (16min) from Rosyth | 0.5mi (2min) from South Queensferry | 10.3mi (24min) from Leith | 9.3mi (23min) from Newhaven

Why not take a sightseeing boat trip on The Maid of the Forth to get unrivalled views of the Forth Bridge in a one-and-a-half hour cruise? Trips leave from Hawes Pier in South Queensferry.

South Queensferry | O1313 315000 | www.maidoftheforth.co.uk

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Musselburgh Racecourse

28.2mi (44min) from Rosyth | 24.2mi (37min) from South Queensferry | 6.8mi (22min) from Leith | 7.3mi (25min) from Newhaven

Musselburgh Racecourse is Edinburgh’s racecourse and can trace its origins back to 1816 when races took place on Leith Sands in the Scottish Capital’s historic port. Nowadays Musselburgh is one of the UK’s most stylish racecourses, is Scotland’s only racetrack with a VisitScotland five star visitor attraction status, and has won a host of racing industry awards.

Musselburgh | +4401 316652859 | mail@musselburgh-racecourse.co.uk | www.musselburgh-racecourse.co.uk

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National Museum of Flight

41.9mi (53min) from Rosyth | 37.9mi (46min) from South Queensferry | 22.4mi (35min) from Leith | 22.9mi (37min) from Newhaven

Head off on a journey of discovery in this 5 star former airfield and explore the history of aviation from the First World War to the present day.

East Lothian | +4401 312474238 | l.decosta@nms.ac.uk | www.nms.ac.uk

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Newhailes

55.7mi (1hr 12min) from Rosyth | 24.0mi (34min) from South Queensferry | 6.0mi (18min) from Leith | 6.6mi (21min) from Newhaven

Newhailes offers a range of experiences for visitors to this 5 star property. The celebrated

Musselburgh | 08444 932125 | traveltrade@nts.org.uk | www.nts.org.uk

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Rosslyn Chapel

23.2mi (35min) from Rosyth | 19.2mi (28min) from South Queensferry | 14.5mi (27min) from Leith | 15.0mi (34min) from Newhaven

Rosslyn Chapel was founded in 1446 as a place of worship and services continue to be held here weekly. The Chapel has also been a popular destination for visitors for generations. By the late 18th-century, it was starting to appear on popular itineraries and its popularity greatly increased after the publication of Dan Brown's novel, The Da Vinci Code, in 2003 www.rosslynchapel.com

Roslin | 0131 440 2159 | mail@rosslynchapel.com | www.rosslynchapel.com

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Scotch Whisky Experience

Scotch Whisky Experience

14.5mi (40min) from Rosyth | 9.6mi (32min) from South Queensferry | 3.6mi (21min) from Leith | 3.1mi (18min) from Newhaven

The Scotch Whisky Experience is a five-star rated visitor attraction located at the top of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile, next to Edinburgh Castle. The fully guided tour aims to educate and inspire visitors about Scotch Whisky, covering all aspects of production, geography, and appreciation.

Edinburgh | +4401 312200441  | info@scotchwhiskyexperience.co.uk | www.scotchwhiskyexperience.com

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Sea Bird Centre

72.4mi (1hr 35min) from Rosyth | 40.7mi (57min) from South Queensferry | 25.1mi (45min) from Leith | 25.6mi (48min) from Newhaven

Perched on a rocky outcrop overlooking the islands of the Firth of Forth, the 5 star Scottish Seabird Centre offers something for all ages. A world-leader in remote wildlife viewing, in the Discovery Centre visitors can control interactive live cameras to zoom in on the wildlife on the Bass Rock, plus other islands and harbours.

North Berwick | +4401 620890202 | info@seabird.org | seabird.org

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Secret Bunker

Secret Bunker

() from Rosyth | 42.5mi (1hr 6min) from South Queensferry | 52.8mi (1hr 31min) from Leith | () from Newhaven

An innocent looking farmhouse conceals the entrance to Scotland's best kept secret for over 40 years. Come and see for yourself, Scotland's Secret Underground Nuclear Command Centre, near St Andrews, and discover the twilight world of the Government Cold War. This amazing labyrinth, on two levels, 100 feet below ground, and encased in 15 feet of reinforced concrete, is where central government and military commanders would have run the country had the UK been attacked and nuclear war broken out. The Bunker contains two cinemas, a cafe, the nuclear operations room, an RAF control centre and the Royal Observer Corps and dormitories. Scotland's best kept secret is on your doorstep!

St Andrews | 01333 310301 | mod@secretbunker.co.uk | www.secretbunker.co.uk

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St Andrews Aquarium

44.7mi (1hr 3min) from Rosyth | 46.6mi (1hr 2min) from South Queensferry | 56.6mi (1hr 21min) from Leith | 51.3mi (1hr 21min) from Newhaven

Perched on the cliffs in St Andrews a wonderful watery world awaits you at St Andrews Aquarium - from the very cute to the downright scary there are lots of things to see.

St Andrews | 01334 474786 | www.standrewsaquarium.co.uk

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The Royal Yacht Britannia

15.2mi (33min) from Rosyth | 10.2mi (25min) from South Queensferry | 1.1mi (5min) from Leith | 1.0mi (4min) from Newhaven

For over 40 years, The Royal Yacht Britannia sailed a million miles on a thousand official visits for the British Royal Family. Now berthed in the historic port of Leith, Britannia is a fascinating five star visitor attraction and one of the most presitigious evening event venues. Britannia now boasts the world's most transalated tour, with 27 languages and a British Sign Language tablet.

Edinburgh | +4401 315558800 | enquiries@tryb.co.uk | www.royalyachtbritannia.co.uk

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The Scottish Deer Centre

31.9mi (42min) from Rosyth | 33.8mi (41min) from South Queensferry | 43.8mi (1hr 0min) from Leith | 41.0mi (58min) from Newhaven

The Scottish Deer Centre is home to 14 species of deer from around the world.

Cupar | 01337 810391 | www.tsdc.co.uk

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Thirlestane Castle

Thirlestane Castle

45.6mi (1hr 4min) from Rosyth | 41.7mi (56min) from South Queensferry | 27.8mi (47min) from Leith | 28.3mi (50min) from Newhaven

Thirlestane Castle nestles in the hills of the beautiful Scottish Borders just 35 minutes south of Edinburgh.

Lauder | 01578 722430 | enquiries@thirlestanecastle.co.uk | www.thirlestanecastle.co.uk

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Thistle & Rose Golf Historic Experience

Thistle & Rose Golf Historic Experience

13.6mi (30min) from Rosyth | 6.7mi (19min) from South Queensferry | 14.7mi (44min) from Leith | 13.7mi (36min) from Newhaven

‚ÄčThistle & Rose Golf Historic Experience Ltd (TRGHE)

Broxburn | 07342 201567 | trghe17@gmail.com | golfhistorictre.wixsite.com

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Wemyss Pottery

32.3mi (52min) from Rosyth | 34.3mi (51min) from South Queensferry | 44.3mi (1hr 10min) from Leith | 43.3mi (1hr 7min) from Newhaven

Wemyss Ware is one of the most highly collectable types of Scottish property and is much sought after.

Ceres | 01334 828273 | www.wemyss-ware.co.uk

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