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Queensferry is a village on the Fife side of the Firth of Forth dominated by the Forth Rail and Road Bridges, ten miles from Edinburgh. The village is sited on the narrowest part of the Forth, the most natural point of crossing; Queen Margaret regularly crossed the Forth by ferry from the village which became known as the Queen’s Ferry, although there is evidence it was a settlement long before. The oldest existing building is the ruined medieval chapel of St. James the Apostle abandoned after the reformation. The main street is a stretch of irregular houses, The Albert Hotel and taverns dating from 17th century. At the north end is the Waterloo Well, 1818-16, with rusticated stone front and plaque carved with a ship at anchor. The Forth Rail Bridge opened 1890. The ferries stopped when the Road Bridge was opened to traffic in 1964.Visible relics of the ferries include the Town Pier, the main Ferry terminus built 1810-18, later extended for steamships in 1828. At the pier head there is the Signal Tower with hexagonal copper-domed lantern and Tower House which was the ferry office. North Queensferry was designated a conservation area in 1984, the tourist attractions are the Bridges and Deep Sea World, a marine aquarium.

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Cordia Lodge (1.26 miles)

Cordia Lodge

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Cordia Lodge B&B is a charming house located just 5 minutes away from the beautiful city centre and a few minutes’ walk from Queens University At Cordia Lodge, guests are made ... More

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Camera House (1.26 miles)

Camera House
Camera guest house is an authentic 18th century Victorian building situated in the leafy suburbs of South Belfast. It takes its name from the many photographers who stayed with us through-out the ムtroublesメ in the ... More | visit website
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The Coach House (1.57 miles)

The Coach House

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The Coach House Bed & Breakfast, Hawarden, Deeside, Flintshire is approximately 150 years old and has been recently refurbished to a high standard. It offers accommodation/Bed & Breakfast in Hawarden, ... More

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De Vere St. David's Park Hotel (1.67 miles)

De Vere St. David
From the moment you arrive you are greeted with a Starbucks Coffee Shop, Verve Grill, Victory pub & kitchen, The Hub for Meetings and Conferences, Healthworks Spa and Wellness Centre, and a remodelled health and ... More | visit website
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Cordia Serviced Apartments (1.79 miles)

Cordia Serviced Apartments

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Situated on one of Belfast’s most sought after addresses, the Lisburn Road, Cordia Serviced Apartments offer luxurious accommodation with breathtaking views over the Black Mountains for those who want a ... More

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Greenmount Bed & Breakfast (2.52 miles)

Greenmount Bed & Breakfast
Welcoming, attentive and hospitable staff are ready to assist and direct eager guests and help with personal enquiries. Our Bed and Breakfast is located just 3 miles from Belfast City Centre and benefits from ... More | visit website
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Holiday Inn A55 Chester West (2.60 miles)

Holiday Inn A55 Chester West

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Boasting excellent motorway connections and contemporary accommodation with comfortable beds, this modern hotel is ideally located for easy access to Chester city centre and North Wales. Situated on the A55, the Holiday ... More

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Northop Hall Country House Hotel (2.61 miles)

Northop Hall Country House Hotel

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Northop Hall Country House Hotel is a beautiful Victorian mansion set in over nine acres of private woodland close to historic Chester and on the border of North Wales.

Established in 1872, the charming ... More

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Down Royal House (3.00 miles)

Down Royal House
Down Royal House Bed and Breakfast provides the highest quality B&B experience. Located in County Down in Northern Ireland each of our ten rooms provides the following facilities: - 10 rooms - 7 ... More | visit website
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The Mount (3.95 miles)

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