Clues To Go    -     Edinburgh - South Queensferry

This short, walking route starts by the harbour overlooking the Firth of Forth & finishes by the slipway & lifeboat station that are located in the shadow of the famous rail bridge. The route is on a level all the way, with the town's High street partially pedestrianised. The route is suitable for wheelchair users. 

The questions are all observational and suitable for both young families  and groups of adults - nothing cryptic here.

The 'Queen' in Queensferry was the 11th century Queen Margaret, who paid for the original ferry there, operated by local monks.

The Forth Rail bridge was completed in 1890 but the ferries continued and thrived, particularly in the 1950s, when they carried 800,000 vehicles a year across the Firth, in 40,000 crossings. Unfortunately for the ferry operators, the trade was killed off when the Firth's road bridge was opened in 1964.

There is ample free car parking, street-side along the road near to the lifeboat station and then under  the Bridge. If you come by train, then its a 15 minute walk from the railway station to the waterside, though this involves a long, steep set of steps unless you take the longer route along the road.

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