Combine your sightseeing trip with a visit to Inchcolm, you can go ashore on the Island for 1½ hours and then get then get the next boat back to shore

You can explore the amazing 12th century Inchcolm Abbey, climb the narrow spiral staircase to the top of the Bell Tower for amazing views of the whole island or visit the Hermits's Cell where King Alexander took shelter when he was shipwrecked on the island.

The Abbey and Island are owned by Historic Environment Scotland so you need to make sure and buy your landing passes if you want to go ashore.

Inchcolm also has lots of wartime fortifications that you can explore,  there are old lookout and searchlight posts, artillery gun emplacements and there is even an old ammunition tunnel built right through the island that is still open to the public.

Inchcolm is also a great place just to sit on one of the two beaches, relax and enjoy the magnificent views of the Edinburgh skyline.  

Well behaved dogs are welcome on both the boat and the island, but must be kept on a lead on the island to protect the abundant wildlife.

There are toilet facilities on Inchcolm and a small gift shop and exhibition

More information on what there is to see on Inchcolm can be found here

Please note that you must add the appropriate Inchcolm Admission option for all members of your party from the Extras List when making your booking.

This is a fee for all landings at the island, not just an abbey admission charge.

Failure to do so will result in the landing fees being charged when collecting your boarding passes from our office.


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Unit 2
Hawes Pier
South Queensferry
EH30 9TB