Welcome to North Queensferry Heritage Trust

North Queensferry Heritage Trust (NQHT)

is dedicated to preserving and promoting the history and beauty of North Queensferry and the immediate surroundings and aims to encourage, preserve, develop and improve features of historic, architectural or environmental value. The Trust is a member of Scottish Civic Trust, Scottish Wildlife Trust and the Forth Estuary Forum.


Use the links above to learn more

About – information about the trust, membership, contact details, and publications
News – latest news about NQHT
Events – Walks, Talks, Trips, The Village Show, Beach Clean
Heritage – Village History, Maps, Photos, Audio recordings, Light Tower, War Memorial, Railway Station and more.
Visiting – Transport, Accommodation, Refreshment, Shopping, ATM, Self-guided walks,
Nature – Ferry widlife
Links – to other web sites of interest
Shop – NQHT items for sale, and membership subscription
Archive – events and news items from the past
Search – search this web-site
1918 – a commemoration of the events of 1918

As you look around the web-site you will find some empty, or partially complete pages. We will gradually fill up over these placeholders over the next few months, and will continue to add new pages.

In the meantime, have a wander round the website. You can send feedback, and suggestions for new content to our email address on the About page.

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Latest Events

Attic Treasures

Posted on October 11th, 2018

Latest News

A Global Destination

Posted on October 2nd, 2018

“The Light Tower used to be a beacon guiding travellers across the Forth, now it is a beacon drawing visitors from around the World”

– Caitlin Harder, art student 2018, on reading entries in the light tower visitors’ book.

The number of countries keeps on growing from our opening in May 2010, we reached 43 by February 2017, then 64 by August 2017 and 76 by September 2018.

You can see the full list on the Light Tower News web page.