Rosyth is not often used! Large ships mostly use Queensferry to anchor and tender their passengers.
The nearby Port of Rosyth situated across the Forth Bridge at Rosyth in Fife, approximately a 35-minute drive from the city center.
There is currently no public transport service at the port of Rosyth. Local taxis, about £7, are available at the terminal building and they will take you to Inverkeithing Railway.
Printable map to take along.
The port of Rosyth is in the wonderful county of Fife with its picturesque fishing villages tucked along the coast. The haven for golf-lovers is St Andrews. In fact this east-coast city is the birthplace of this sport. Fife's central location also makes it the ideal start for your exploration of the other parts of Scotland. The captivating city of Edinburgh is only a stone's throw and you can get to trendy Glasgow in less than no time. To the south the Lowlands call, with their gently rolling hills, while to the north lie the Highlands with their wild and romantic natural landscape.
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The currency throughout the UK is the pound (£). You may also hear the slang term quid for pounds. Scottish bank notes are frowned upon in other parts of the UK, so change the notes before leaving Scotland.
Please make sure you get change in English notes as Scottish notes are not everywhere accepted in the rest of the UK.
Cash machines (ATM) or less formally 'holes in the wall' are very widely available and usually dispense £10 and £20 notes.
Visa, Mastercard and Maestro, are accepted by most shops and restaurants.
English is spoken throughout the country, but sometimes with heavy accents!
Most cafe's and restaurants offer free WiFi.
The local emergency telephone number is 999, however the EU-wide 112 can also be used.
Shopping hours are in general:
Small stores 6 or 7 days a week (10am - 6pm)
Larger stores in general stay open til' 9PM
Hyper marts often 24/7
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