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Why locals love it

Cramond island is a tidal island in the Firth of Forth, which is easily accessible on foot from the mainland at low tide. It is a popular place for families with kids as well as photography enthusiasts.

Why you should visit it

Cramond is a perfect daytrip location to enjoy sun, sand and sea. For those interested in World War history, there are several buildings and barracks remaining on the island which can be explored. Passing the causeway path, the concrete triangles of the submarine defence are the most obvious military sights.

Special tip

Please double check tidal times so that you don't get stuck on the island and have enough time to make it ashore safely.

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A little out of the centre of town but worth going to, especially when the weather gets a bit warmer. You can walk over to the island in low tide.
mel
Local
February 13, 2018
Nice small island just off the coast of the Village of Cramond you can walk out a low tide, But Be Warned! When the tide comes in it does so faster than you can run. Tide times are clearly posted at the land side of the causeway. The Village of Cramond is also worth a visit with remains of the Roman Fort in the grounds of the church. This was the main Roman supply harbour bringing in supplies for the Antonine Wall that stretches across Scotland form Edinburgh to Glasgow
Michael
Local
August 29, 2017

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