The island is also famed for its seals and other wildlife, and its coastal defences from the two World Wars. These were put in place to protect Rosyth naval base, the Forth Bridge and Edinburgh.
Seek out the rare medieval fresco – the wall painting dates from the 13th century
Look inside the bell tower for the stone screens, rare survivals of medieval church fixture
Tickets can be bought from Maid of the Forth or Forth Boat Tours