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Excellent View of Bridges from Living Room

Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

This modern apartment is perfectly situated on the edge of the Forth, boasting spectacular views of the Forth Road and Rail Bridge. Within walking distance of Dalmeny Train Station offering access to Edinburgh, Fife and beyond. South Queensferry is a delightful picturesque town with excellent restaurants and coffee shops. There is plenty to explore in the town itself, but it is also ideally positioned as your base as you tackle more of Scotland. The apartment is tastefully decorated throughout, making your stay comfortable with cosy home touches.

Pretty South Queensferry sits on the shore in the shadow of the two Forth Bridges. South Queensferry is a very pleasant place on the southern shore of the gaping Firth of Forth. The two huge bridges that traverse the Forth to Fife dominate the town.

The Forth Railway Bridge is one of the icons of Scotland. Built between 1883 and 1890 by Sir John Fowler and Benjamin Baker, this bridge is one of the most magnificent feats of engineering ever. It was designed on the cantilever principle, with three towers, each 340 feet high. The bridge, which is 2765 yards long, was opened on 4th March 1890 by Edward, Prince of Wales.

Work began on the Forth Road Bridge in 1958 and it opened in 1964. This suspension bridge is 2000 yards long, with a main span of 3300 feet making it the tenth-longest in the world. Its towers over 500 feet high. The toll bridge carries four lanes of traffic with two walkways.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Local South Queensferry Beaches just a short walk
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Edinburgh 10 km, Nearest railway: Dalmeny (walking distance) 2 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Access Parking

The Lothians region

South Queensferry is the ideal location to take in many stunning areas of Scotland including Edinburgh and the Lothians and The Kingdom of Fife.

Boasting one of the most beautiful and culturally exciting cities in the world, miles of unspoilt countryside and a picturesque coastline, Edinburgh & The Lothians offers visitors an irresistible blend of history, natural beauty and adventure. Explore the ancient city and World Heritage Site of Edinburgh, and uncover a whole host of attractions and activities in the Lothians.

Fife is a surprisingly compact region of remarkable variety which is located between the Firth of Tay and the Firth of Forth on the east coast of Scotland. This charming region will greet you with colourful fishing villages framed by glorious beaches and miles of countryside nestled inland.

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Edinburgh

A stunning harbour town, South Queensferry has plenty to do and see. Why not visit the local Museum, it commands magnificent views of the two great bridges spanning the Forth. Its collections trace the history of the people of Queensferry and Dalmeny, the historic ferry passage to Fife. Or take a boat tour on the Maid of Forth. Transport links to Edinburgh city center are excellent, with a bus journey of approximately 30 minutes, leaving from the road end. A Train journey to Edinburgh will take approximately 15 minutes from Dalmeny train station, just a short walk from the house. The property is within walking distance of a variety of excellent eating and drinking establishments, boutique seaside shops; a small yacht harbour; Port Edgar Marina, and several sandy beaches.

Golfing and Sailing are available locally. There are various cycling and walking routes in the surrounding area; Boat Trips go to Inchcolm Island with the option of a Jazz or Salsa cruise in the evenings.

Local places of interest include Hopetoun House and Dalmeny House; The Falkirk Wheel along the Forth/Clyde Canal; and Deep Sea World over the bridges in North Queensferry

2014 is the perfect time to visit South Queensferry as this year the 2014 Homecoming and The Bridges Festivals will be taking place. This new festival will celebrate the iconic Forth Bridges and will mark the 50th birthday of a remarkable feat of engineering and one of Scotland's most recognisable landmarks - the Forth Road Bridge.

To celebrate 50 years of connecting Edinburgh and Fife, the 10-day extravaganza will run from 4th to 13th September 2014 and will introduce a brand new programme of exciting and unique events including Scotland Welcomes the World to Lunch, a Birthday Boat Flotilla, Torch light Procession and a dramatic Light and Firework Show.

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14 Aug 2014

5/5

"Lovely place"

We had 5 days here with friends to visit the Tattoo and Fringe. The apartment is lovely - clean, nicely laid out, beautifully furnished, excellent kitchen with most things you could wish for. Hot wate… More

30 Jul 2014

5/5

"Clean, modern, spacious apartment with a great view."

We enjoyed our stay in the wonderful apartment. The rooms are large and the beds were comfortable. The kitchen and bathroom were very modern and clean. We loved the location. The sunsets were beau… More

2 Jul 2014

5/5

"Brilliant stay, views, apartment and location"

This flat was amazing. Beautiful wooden floors, furnishing and everything else you could need. Ideally located only 8 mins from the train station, it was easy to get into Edinburgh and then come bac… More

5 Jun 2014

5/5

"Beautiful, spacious, peaceful and perfect holiday"

This was our first family holiday with our 3 year old and we couldn't have asked for a better week. We were met by the owner on arrival who gave us the keys to this beautiful, pristine and well e… More

29 May 2014

5/5

"Great flat in great location."

Clean well-equipped flat with views of Forth rail bridge. Plenty of nearby places to eat, and the station is a short walk away.Fresh flowers, wine and basic food items were provided.Keys were posted t… More

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