The Forth Wonder of the World

Famous bridge voted top in new research by VisitScotland

The Forth Bridge has been voted Scotland’s greatest man-made wonder in new research by VisitScotland as part of the Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design 2016.


Scotland’s World Heritage sites celebrated

18 April 2016

forth bridgeAs part of World Heritage Day, Historic Environment Scotland hosted a free event at the National Museum in Edinburgh to celebrate Scotland’s six World Heritage sites.


Tornado steams in to celebrate Forth Bridge World Heritage inscription

15 July 2015

forth bridgeCoinciding with the announcement of becoming Scotland’s sixth UNESCO World Heritage site, the Forth Bridge received a welcome visit from the Tornado steam locomotive on Sunday 5 July.

The steam loco, and its 12 carriages, provided a great deal of excitement for well-wishers in the area, as well as those on social media from across the world.


Forth Bridge World Heritage Inscription

10 July 2015

forth bridgeOn Sunday July 5 2015, the Forth Bridge was successfully inscribed as Scotland’s sixth World Heritage site.

The UK delegation were in attendance at the UNESCO Committee meeting in Bonn, Germany to witness this historical event.


Heritage Bid Hots Up

1 July 2015

forth bridgeExcitement is rising as the bid to have the Forth Bridge inscribed as a World Heritage site is reaching its conclusion in Bonn, Germany.

The 39th session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee is underway and you can access the live stream at the Conference Website live web cast or on the website of the UNESCO World Heritage Centre.


ICE launches online Forth Bridge 125th Exhibition

1 April 2015

forth bridgeTo celebrate the Forth Bridge’s 125th anniversary, the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has launched a fantastic online collection of Forth Bridge archive imagery and information to honour the engineers involved in its construction.