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Day Trips from Edinburgh: South Queensferry

Just 20 minutes north west of Edinburgh is one of the most famous landmarks in the world, the Forth Rail Bridge, an engineering masterpiece finished in 1890. The bridge can be viewed from South Queensferry, a historic, picturesque waterside town with period architecture and some good places to eat.  If you’re looking for a day trip from Edinburgh then its an easy drive, bus journey or you can catch the

Day trips from Edinburgh; daycations from the Festival

Beautiful as the city of Edinburgh is, you may still want to venture out of the centre, especially during the Festival in August when everywhere is full to bursting.  During August Avocado Sweet will be bringing you some ideas to avoid the crowds as part of its day trip column.  Our first trip is to Portobello, written by Portobello resident Claire Simpson.  Originally from Edinburgh, Claire moved back from her