There is no place in the world other than Scotland that has all three types of bridge together – a suspension, cantilever and cable-stayed bridge. Here is what you need to know about visiting Scotland’s three iconic bridges. Be ready to be impressed by their stunning views and delve into their history.
Scotland’s Three Iconic Bridges
The Forth Bridge or also know as the Forth Railway Bridge was opened in 1890 taking 8 years to complete. The first cantilever bridge built in the UK.
Today it is a UNESCO world heritage site, attracting millions each year. You can take the train over this incredible structure from Edinburgh crossing the Firth of Forth to North Queensferry. Here you can walk through the coastal town and view the bridge from below.