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 much 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 the web-site
Library – research documents for general interest, and for our research group
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.
Posted on December 22nd, 2017
The NQHT Committee hopes you all have a peaceful Christmas and New Year.
We look forward to seeing you in 2018.
Here is our list of events for 2018.
Saturday 6th January
We begin the New Year with a Nature Walk around the village starting at 10.30am at the War Memorial.
Feb 27th — Barbara McKechnie “Life via Bahrain”
From 1976 to 1998 Barbara experienced life in the Middle and Far East from Qatar to Hong Kong with 5 other countries in between…some more of a challenge than others!’
20th March – Miles Oglethorpe (Head of Industrial Heritage at Historic Environment Scotland)
“The Forth Dimension – making our industrial past work for our future.”
24th April — Sir Geoff Palmer — ”The story of Scotch Whisky”
The story of Scotch Whisky officially started about the time Columbus stumbled on the New World. Barley Malt was, and still is, an important ingredient of Scotch Whisky. This importance is reflected in the politics of the Union of 1707 and in the poetic work of Robert Burns.
22nd May — Miranda Lorraine — ”The Fife Pilgrim Way”
With a total distance of 70 miles, the route will link together many examples of the region’s medieval and pilgrim heritage, North Queensferry being on of the starting points.
16th October — Trevor Kyle (Lyon&Turnbull) — ”North Queensferry Antiques Roadshow”
bring along your antiques and get some expert opinion from Trevor, a professional valuer, on your treasure troves.
Nature Walks with John Done
Saturday 6th January, Saturday 5th May, Wednesday 20th June, Wednesday 5th September
To Be Confirmed
An Arts & Crafts Exhibition evening
An evening with Gael Harrison — local crafter and children’s author
Artline Exhibition (5th/6th May)
Open Doors (September 2018)
the Village Show (8th September)
Posted on November 18th, 2017
From Bruce to Bells
We have added a new page on the History of North Queensferry Church under Our Heritage