Maid of the Forth

The Maid of the Forth departs from the Hawes Pier South Queensferry which is very easy to reach either by car or public transport.

The Address of our ticket office at the top of the Hawes Pier is:

Maid of the Forth, Unit 2, Hawes Pavillion, Hawes Pier,South Queensferry,Edinburgh,EH30 9TB


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By Car

There is a large free car park along the seafront in South Queensferry, the postcode for your GPS is EH30 9TB.

By Bus

From Edinburgh Princes Street, First Bus No. 43 leaves every 20 mins (Journey Time is approx 35 mins), Get off the bus at the Police Station (bottom of hill) and it is a short 10mins walk along the historic High Street of South Queensferry to the Hawes Pier.  First Bus Timetable is here (£3.20 return)

By Train

From Edinburgh Waverley to Dalmeny Station (South Queensferry), Trains every 20 mins or less and a journey time of only 15mins. Then it is a short walk down the path from the station to the Hawes Pier under the Forth Rail Bridge. Train timetable here (£3.80 return)

Sightseeing Tours

Relax and enjoy a 90 min boat trip to get the best close up views of the Forth Bridges and Inchcolm Island.

Inchcolm Island

You have the option of landing where you have 90 mins to explore with its historic abbey, beaches and fortifications.  

Seafari Adventures

Feeling a bit more adventurous? Why not book onto one of our high speed tours on board one of our Seafari Adventures Ribs.