Rosyth Port Guide

Rosyth Port of call is newest port in Edinburgh and has become a dynamic place for business and leisure. It is found at the north bank of Firth of Forth just to the west of the Forth Brige. The Rosyth cruise terminal is just 30 to 45 minutes away from public transport to the downtown area of Edinburgh and just 15 minutes away from Scotland The Rosyth port of call has become a busy place which provides 17 half hour daily ferry for passengers to and from Rosyth and Zeebrugge. The port is dominated by an ancient castle and offers great shopping, attractions and history. The Rosyth Port used to be a Royal Navy Base but it is now a commercial Port.

There is so much history to experience in this port. The town was originally planned to be “Garden City” for housing for people in the construction and maintenance of the dockyard and Naval Base. The ferry terminal at Rosyth has facilities for long and short term parking as well as for the disabled users.

Shopping

Since Rosyth Port has become the center of business and docking station, shopping centers are built for tourists and professionals. There are shops along the quay, but if you want a wide range of sweets and canned goods and other supermarket items, Bahia & Co is the place to go. For movie lovers there is a rental station which is Blockbuster video, flower shops such as Brown’s The Flower Shop and even shops for Pet at the Cat League. There is also an electronic shop within Rosyth for professionals and tourists who need technical assistance or who would like to purchase gadgets such as cameras and so forth. One of the highly recommended shops to go to is Tesco Market, although the supermarket does not have a full range of items the market is very useful for professionals and tourists.

Things to Do

Rosyth Port is known for its castles; these are its main attractions. You can visit the Stirling Castle, Gleneagles and Linilith glow Palaca, Perthshire and the Trossachs. Also, a notable building to see is the Queensbury Road which was a former Anglican Church of St. Margaret and St. John Primary School. You can also visit libraries and primary schools, leisure centers and the Estates of Primerose and Belleknowes. For some sports fun, enjoy bowling at the Rosyth Bowling club. This facility is open for non-members so if you want to spend the night and enjoy some sports on the side, go for your winning strike at one of their bowling lanes. If you want a massage and a very nice haircut, you may want to visit Diamond Cutz at Dunfermline.

Restaurants and Bars

You will find plenty of restaurants and bars in the area serving a variety of cuisines from Italian to Japanese cuisine. If you want Indian cuisine, you should go to Taste of India. It is located at Dunfermline. For Chinese cuisine, have a sumptuous meal at Chop Sticks. For kids who love to eat burger and chicken, McDonald’s is just within the area. But of course similar international cuisine is also available in hotels in Rosyth.

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