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
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
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.
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
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’
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
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.
() 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!
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
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.
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.