Edinburgh to South Queensferry

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Quiet roads and bike tracks out of Edinburgh past famous historical landmarks to the famous Forth Road Bridge. Great views of that wonder of the Victorian era, the Forth Rail Bridge, the newer road bridges, and the Fife Coast. Don’t miss the famous secret garden along the Rocheid path.

Starting at Eduardo Paolozzi’s giant foot of bronze at the top of Leith Walk by St Mary’s RC cathedral, then down a street of pubs and along Rocheid Path by the Waters of Leith, the Way links up with the former railway line,now National Bike Route 1, out of Edinburgh and over the historic Cramond Brig where the Way joins the John Muir Way through Dalmeny estate to South Queensferry.  

Accommodation in Edinburgh

There is plenty of accommodation including hostels, B&Bs , hotels. Please check Links. Our Special Recommendations For a B&B on a historic site, the Gillis Centre (from £30 per night) http://www.gilliscentre.org.uk/home.html Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel. Includes cafe and kitchen, about £25 a night http://www.syha.org.uk/  

Accommodation in South Queensferry

Bed & Breakfasts You can explore Links for B&B accommodation but examples are below. If already booked the owner can normally recommend another available B&B. Priory Lodge 0131 331` 4345 Rooms & Ravenous 0131 319 1447 Stag Head Hotel 0131 331 2922 Our Special Recommendation Premier Inn. Varies upwards from £29 a room (takes 2 adults and 2 children). Special dinner and breakfast deals available. 0871 527 8364. Book online for best prices.

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