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The Forts

Door open days


?The Forts? is an historic site of gun and searchlight emplacements constructed as part of a defensive network for the Forth during WW1.

Acquired by its present owner in 1986, the site has been extensively?excavated ? including the military installations and associated facilities ? and marker stones, the defensive perimeter fence and gates have been conserved or restored.


Key Information

Visitors will have access to fuel storage and generator houses, gun and searchlight emplacements, magazines, ammunition storage and the accommodation areas.

Where to find us

  • 3 Hawes Brae
  • South Queensferry
  • EH30 9TE