An introduction to the ‘Round the Forth’ trail

This route forms part of National Cycle Network Route 76 which runs for 134 miles around the Forth, from Dunbar to Stirling and back to Kirkcaldy.  This route is full of surprises with plenty of natural and historical interest and can easily be walked in short sections using public transport.  The offroad sections in particular are great for walking, and on this section, from Blackness to South Queensferry, there is plenty of birdlife to watch out for as you walk through the estate.  This part of the Forth is protected by a number of natural heritage designations, both national and international, due to its importance as a habitat for breeding birds, so there is always something to spot.

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Linn Mill

The house that Gareth Hutchison built at Linn Mill, South Queensferry, is well known in architectural circles. It was, at one time, famous for being the house with the tree growing through the balcony, but the tree is no more.
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