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Inchcolm Island, Edinburgh

Inchcolm Island - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Inchcolm Island
25 Seaside Place, Burntisland, United Kingdom KY3 0TXMap
+44 131 331 5000
Overview

Inchcolm Island is one of the most beautiful islands in the Firth of Forth. Located one mile off the Fife coast and nearly six miles off Edinburgh, Inchcolm is a major tourist attraction. Also known as Iona of the East, this island is a great place to explore Scottish history. The famous 12th Century monastic building, Inchcolm Abbey, is the main feature here. This island has seen many wars and the remnants of history are well preserved here. The west side is home to seagulls and seals, which attracts a lot of wildlife enthusiasts. Regular ferry services operate trips to the island.

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