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Cramond Beach Photos

City of Edinburgh, Scotland

Firth of Forth, Winter's Day

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Cramond Island at high tide. This island sits just a short distance offshore, linked by a causeway that is submerged at high tide (a number of tourists get stuck each year because they forget to check the tides and have to be rescued by the coastguard).

The island was fortified during both world wars to help protect the vital Rosyth Naval Dockyards further upriver, and the derelict remains of the gun and observation emplacements still dot the island.

Uploaded to Flickr by byronv2 on 15 November 2019

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Location: Cramond, Edinburgh

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: NT190771

Country: Scotland

Local Authority: City of Edinburgh

Nearest postcode: EH4 6NX

(for sat-nav purposes only, a beach does not have a postal address!)

'Firth of Forth, Winter's Day' - a photo of Cramond Beach

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