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"Fortunate indeed the child who first sees the light of day in that romantic town"
Andrew Carnegie

Dunfermline

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County - Fife | Map
Tel code: 01383 | code search
Postcode: KY12 | code search
Population: 40000
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Birthplace of:
Charles I Kenneth Macmillan Iain Menzies Banks David II of Scotland Dorothy Dunnett James I of Scotland Kenneth MacMillan Peter Mitchell Joseph Paton Andrew Carnegie
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Folk Customs:
Ceres Bannockburn Games

Dunfermline Events

May
Scottish Motor fair

June
British Superbike Championship
Fife Historic Vehicles Club Motoring Cavalcade

July
Classic Speedfair

August
Bruce Festival
Vintage Bus Museum Annual Open Weekend

September
British Touring Car Championships
Dunfermline Strathspey and Reel Society present 17th Fiddlers' Rally
Naturally Fife Festival and Flower Show

October
Dunfermline Folk Weekend
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A To B Taxis
"I was very impressed with the service I received on this very snowy occasion. If it wasn't for this company having a 4-wheel drive taxi, I would not have started my ..." More

Creepy Wee Pub
"Great "wee" place. Friendly, welcomimng staff and fun loving locals give this place a real sense of Dunfermline. One of the last great bastions of real pub life. ..." More

New Blossom
"7:10 and the food did not arrive at the table until 8:50 !! The food was not worth waiting for and certainly below par compared to all the other local ..." More

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Dunfermline was the capital of Scotland for over 500 years and is the second largest town in Fife. The history dates back to 1065 when Malcolm Canmore moved his court here. The Dunfermline Abbey founded by Queen Margaret, is the most celebrated ancient building, with its Norman nave dating back to 1126. Robert the Bruce is buried in the Abbey grounds next to the 19th century parish church. Places of historic interest are St Margaret’s Cave, an underground place of pilgrimage and Abbot House 16th century town house converted into a local heritage centre. Philanthropist Andrew Carnegie was born in Dunfermline in 1835. His humble cottage is now his Birthplace Museum. Carnegie’s gifts to the town include the first Public Library, The Carnegie Hall and Pittencrieff Park. Described as the ‘Gateway to Scotland’ Dunfermline is a town steeped in 1000 years of history but at the same time is home to all the modern amenities. The busy town centre is the retail focus with a variety of shops, The Kingsgate Shopping Centre. The Carnegie Leisure Centre has a swimming pool, gym and sauna facilities. A Leisure complex in the eastern expansion to the town is complete with Odeon Cinema, Bowl Plex, Bingo Hall and a plethora of restaurants and fast food eateries. Dunfermline has three 18 hole golf courses and home to Dunfermline Athletic Football Club (The Pars) at East End Park.

Accountant

Abacus FPC Ltd
Carstairs & Liddall
George Gibson Independent Financial & Mortgage Advice
Martin & Co
Millfield Partnership
Thomas Cooper Accountants
William George IFA

Association

Scottish Scout Council

Attraction

Abbot House Heritage Centre
Dunfermline Palace and Abbey

Budget

Express by Holiday inn Dunfermline *book online*
Premier Inn Dunfermline *book online*
Travelodge Dunfermline *book online*

Camping

Duloch Hamlet Fife

Care Home

Canmore Lodge
Henderson House Care Home

Charity

Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Cinema

Odeon Dunfermline

Classes

Dance - Allana Brown School of Highland Dancing
Yoga - Isabella Page

Club

The Ballroom Nightclub

Dentist

A C S Gellan & Associates
Canmore Dental Practice
Chong Kwan Dental Centre
Comely Park Dental Practice
Dalgety Bay Dental Surgery
The Dental Practice

Doctor

Bellyeoman Surgery
Hospital Hill Surgery
Nethertown Surgery
Park Road Surgery
The Surgery
The Surgery Rosyth

Estate Agent

Cowan Properties
Property Link
Ross & Connel
Slater Hogg & Howison
Stirling Eunson & Ferguson

Farmers Market

Dunfermline Farmers Market

Golf Club

Canmore

Dunfermline
Pitreavie

Health and Fitness Club

Bannatyne’s Health Club

Inn

City Hotel
Pitfirrane Hotel

Performing Arts

1st Step
The Dance Studio

Pub and Bar

Creepy Wee Pub
Dander Inn
East Port Bar
Elizabethan
Express by Holiday inn Dunfermline
Hideaway Lodge
Linburn Inn
Lyne Tavern
Noodle Bar
Old Inn
Thistle Tavern

Restaurant

Cafe by the Park
Hideaway Lodge

Mushuk Mia
New Blossom
Noodle Bar
Ristorante Alberto
Taurasi
Town House Restaurant

School

1st Step
Dunfermline High School
Milesmark Primary School
The Dance Studio
Townhill Primary School
Wellwood Primary School

Solicitor

Arlow Brown Solicitors
Gorrie & Davidson
Thomas Queen

Taxi

A To B Taxis
Abbey Taxis
Ace Central
Ali's Cabs
Bay Radio Cabs

Carnegi Taxis
GoRa Taxis
H & M Cabs

Venue

Dunfermline Athletic Football Club

Vet

Ryan & Calder

Sports Clubs

Carnegie Judo Club (Martial Arts)
Dalgety Bay (Tennis)
Dalgety Bay Sailing Club (Sailing)
Destination Judo (Dunfermline) (Martial Arts)
Dunfermline Athletic Football Club (Football)
Dunfermline Tennis & Bridge Club (Tennis)

Shops

W H Smith Ltd
Lynne Flowers
Boots
Early Learning Centre
Caralyle Cards & Invitations
Dobbies Garden Centre
Redcraigs Nursery
Acorn Pet Centres
Serpentus Exotics

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Petanna Pet Supplies
Ark
A Robertson & Son
M Dorris
Neat Feet
Colin White
Reid Furniture
H Samuel
Peacocks
Specsavers
Hallmark Cards
The Sweet Stop
J J B Sports
The Mad Crafter
A J Winski Jewellers
Panache Print & Business Supplies
River Island
Topshop

Activities

Dunfermline Bowlplex(Bowling)
Dunfermline CC(Cycling)

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Fife Cycling Club(Cycling)

Places to Stay near Dunfermline

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Rooms@29 Bruce Street (0.23 miles)

Rooms@29 Bruce Street

The hotel offers affordable luxury and first class entertainment in the city centre of Dunfermline. All bedrooms are ensuite, have dvds and high speed internet access. Adjoining the hotel is a live music/club/bar and restaurant ... More | visit website

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City Hotel (0.29 miles)

City Hotel

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Is receiving value for money important to you? Are you looking for the reassuring service and quality which comes from a business established for over 200 years? Thank you for ... More

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Inglewood Guest House (0.82 miles)

Inglewood Guest House
We are situated within a 5 minute walk to Inverkeithing Railway Station with direct access to the centre of Edinburgh (15 mins) and all other mainline stations in Scotland. Inglewood is situated within ... More | visit website
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Boreland Lodge (0.82 miles)

Boreland Lodge

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This family-run budget hotel is conveniently located close to Edinburgh and next to the Forth Road Bridge and the Forth Rail Bridge; Roysth is only a few minutes away. The hotel is ... More

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Pitbauchlie House Hotel (1.23 miles)

Pitbauchlie House Hotel

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Set in 3 acres of woodland and landscaped gardens, this former country style house has been transformed into a modern hotel with sophisticated facilities. These include 3 bars, an a la carte ... More

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Pitfirrane Hotel (1.45 miles)

Pitfirrane Hotel

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On an ancient ford and crossroads and in the shadow of the historical Dunfermline Abbey stands The Pitfirrane Hotel, Crossford.The Pitfirrane Arms Hotel is one of the few original Coaching ... More

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Keavil House Hotel (1.94 miles)

Keavil House Hotel

Keavil House is a historic country house in spacious gardens near Scotland's ancient capital of Dunfermline. 47 beautifully appointed bedrooms are spacious and quiet. Enjoy gourmet dinners in the award winning Conservatory Restaurant ... More | visit website

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Express by Holiday inn Dunfermline (2.16 miles)

Express by Holiday inn Dunfermline

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Dunfermline hotels just don't come any better than the award winning Express by Holiday Inn Dunfermline hotel.

Opened in 2006 and awarded an Intercontinental Hotels Group Torchbearer Award in 2007 ... More | visit website

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Travelodge Dunfermline (2.36 miles)

Travelodge Dunfermline is located just over 2 miles from Dunfermline Train Station, 15 miles from Edinburgh Airport, 1 mile from Dunfermline Athletic FC, close to Abbot House, Dunfermline Abbey, and Deep Sea World. This non-smoking ... More | visit website

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Premier Inn Dunfermline (2.52 miles)

Located within easy reach of the M90, junction 3. Situated on Fife Leisure Park with facilities such as a cinema and bowling alley just a short walk from the hotel. Local attractions include Dunfermline Abbey ... More | visit website

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