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Blackness Castle

Blackness Castle

34.4mi (49min) from Rosyth | 7.3mi (16min) from South Queensferry | 17.7mi (42min) from Leith | 16.7mi (35min) from Newhaven | 52.3mi (1hr 11min) from Dundee

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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Boness and Kinneil Railway

Boness and Kinneil Railway

14.5mi (29min) from Rosyth | 10.0mi (20min) from South Queensferry | 20.5mi (43min) from Leith | 19.6mi (41min) from Newhaven | 55.1mi (1hr 15min) from Dundee

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 | 45.4mi (1hr 1min) from Dundee

Deep Sea World - close to Rosyth and South Queensferry cruise arrivals. Home to 1000’s of animals from 100’s of different species, Deep Sea World, Scotland’s National Aquarium, is an incredible aquatic experience not to be missed! Just a short drive across the iconic Road Bridge from Edinburgh, we are situated beneath the equally iconic and historic Forth Rail Bridge, providing you with stunning photo opportunities before you even enter the aquarium itself.

North Queensferry | 01383 411880 | www.deepseaworld.com

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Falkirk Wheel

Falkirk Wheel

22.5mi (39min) from Rosyth | 18.8mi (33min) from South Queensferry | 29.4mi (56min) from Leith | 28.2mi (51min) from Newhaven | 56.9mi (1hr 23min) from Dundee

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. Visitors can also relax with a hot drink and homemade scone or freshly made food in the cafe whils enjoying the spectacular view of one of the world's engineering marvels.

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

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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 | 47.8mi (1hr 4min) from Dundee

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

Glenkinchie Distillery

34.0mi (48min) from Rosyth | 30.0mi (41min) from South Queensferry | 16.1mi (32min) from Leith | 16.7mi (35min) from Newhaven | 76.0mi (1hr 35min) from Dundee

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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Hawes Inn

Hawes Inn

6.1mi (16min) from Rosyth | 0.5mi (3min) from South Queensferry | 10.4mi (24min) from Leith | 9.4mi (23min) from Newhaven | 47.7mi (1hr 5min) from Dundee

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

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 | 56.9mi (1hr 22min) from Dundee

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

Linlithgow Canal Centre

16.5mi (27min) from Rosyth | 9.0mi (18min) from South Queensferry | 19.6mi (40min) from Leith | 18.6mi (38min) from Newhaven | 54.4mi (1hr 14min) from Dundee

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

Linlithgow Palace

28.5mi (45min) from Rosyth | 9.0mi (18min) from South Queensferry | 20.8mi (45min) from Leith | 19.8mi (38min) from Newhaven | 54.2mi (1hr 13min) from Dundee

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 | 47.8mi (1hr 4min) from Dundee

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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National Museum of Flight

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 | 83.9mi (1hr 42min) from Dundee

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. Fill your day with interactive exhibitions, supersonic experiences and historic hangars. Explore the site on foot or jump aboard the Airfield Explorer to tour our hangars and discover more than 50 aircrafts, including the chance to climb on board Scotland’s only Concorde. The National Museum of Flight houses the majority of the national aviation collections that are in the care of National Museums Scotland.

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

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Newhailes

Newhailes

55.7mi (1hr 12min) from Rosyth | 24.0mi (34min) from South Queensferry | 6.0mi (18min) from Leith | 6.6mi (21min) from Newhaven | 70.0mi (1hr 28min) from Dundee

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

Rosslyn Chapel

23.2mi (35min) from Rosyth | 19.2mi (28min) from South Queensferry | 14.5mi (27min) from Leith | 15.0mi (34min) from Newhaven | 65.3mi (1hr 24min) from Dundee

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 | 56.5mi (1hr 26min) from Dundee

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

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 | 86.6mi (1hr 51min) from Dundee

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 | 21.5mi (39min) from Dundee

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 | 13.7mi (26min) from Dundee

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

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 | 57.2mi (1hr 24min) from Dundee

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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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 | 87.7mi (1hr 49min) from Dundee

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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