Fresh warnings surrounding Cramond Island after two teenagers get stranded twice

by Rebecca Garrett

In a stark reminder of the dangers of getting stranded on Cramond Island, news has emerged this week that two teenage girl had to be rescued on two separate occasions inside four days this summer by hard pressed RNLI teams from Queenferry.

The unfortunate pair, aged around 13, were twice trapped on the island back in July, according to a report in The Scotsman.

The first time, they were alone when they were seen by a Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) crew who were on a training exercise; the second time, they were with two adults.

Forth Coastguard said that Queensferry RNLI was the busiest in the area solely due to call-outs to the island.


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