‘The Belle’ is 29 meters (83 feet) in length and is licensed to carry up to 215 passengers.  For onboard events we suggest a maximum of 150 for comfort. There is a heated indoor saloon, which has seating on the lower deck, a covered area on the aft deck, which provides an excellent space for entertainment and dancing, and open decks fore and aft which provide seating for up to 80 people. ‘The Belle’ has a café/bar and is equipped with its own sound system for live music events.

Café-bar on the Forth Belle

On board the Forth Belle we have a selection of spirits, bottled and draught beers, teas, coffees and light snacks as well as a range of gifts and souvenirs.

The Forth Belle has a café-bar with further seating located on the lower deck and their are male and female toilets located on either side of the mid-deck. Our bar serves a selection of hot and cold drinks and light snacks. Landing tickets for Inchcolm Island can also be purchased from the bar.

Buffet meals are served on board the Forth Belle on evening cruises, special events and private functions.

Our vessel is licensed to carry up to 215 passengers. For comfort we limit passenger numbers on our evening cruises and special functions to between 130 and 150 persons.

The glass-roofed heated indoor saloon provides seating for up to 100 passengers. Both forward and aft decks provide seating for up to 80 people. Weather-proof seating is provided on the outside decks.

  • Overall Length: 29 metres (95 feet)
  • Cruising speed: 10 knots (11.5 mph)
  • Top speed: 12 knots (13.8 mph)
  • Powerplant: 2 x Perkins Sabre M215C engines

The Forth Belle is equipped with its own sound-system for live music events. An all-weather marquee covers the rear deck making it perfect for evening barbeques, dancing and other special events!

Binoculars are available to hire for a small, refundable deposit. Just ask a member of our crew.

Our sightseeing tour features a running audio commentary in English although printed translations in French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese and Polish languages are also available.

Dogs are welcome on board provided they are kept under control and on a lead at all times.
Dogs are charged at £1.00 per dog