Cramond Island: Coastguard called after trio cut off by tide

A rescue team were called to ferry the unlucky group ashore.

An unlucky trio had to be rescued from Cramond Island in the Firth of Forth this afternoon, after the causeway to the rock was cut off by high tides.

A team from HM Coastguard, stationed at South Queensferry, ferried the group back to shore after receiving a call for help at 2:40pm this afternoon.

Emergency responders were photographed waiting at the waters’ edge as the three visitors were transported from the island, which is only accessible on foot at low tide, in a rescue vessel.

Three people had to be rescued by HM Coastguard after becoming stranded on Cramond Island this afternoon.

A spokesperson for HM Coastguard confirmed that the trio missed their crossing, adding that all three made it to land safely.

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