Thank you for your very informative tour. Really impressed by their knowledge. History pours out of the walls of this Abbey, brought to life by the guide . Thank you,
Dunfermline was once the capital of Scotland. Because we live so near the town, Dunfermline Abbey and Palace are a "must see" when we have visitors. For people interested in Scottish history it is well worth a visit. I would also recommend Abbot House for refreshments after your visit to the Abbey. It's the beautiful pink building beside the Abbey.
This is a beautiful piece of history that dates back to the 11th century and the burial place of many Kings and Queens including Robert the Bruce. A peaceful haven just off the high street. My son is to be married here in July which makes a special day a very special day.
Despite living close by this beautiful location I have only visited twice We were waiting recently on a friend arriving to get married & as she was Running very late we had a nice wander round & found the place amazing Lots of good information was available to view, we were very fortunate to See a wedding within the Abbey... More
Loved seeing this place for a second time along with our daughter. Such an amazing volunteer showed us around the church part and explained Robert the Bruce's burial site and various parts of the abbey. Really enjoyed taking photographs and the peace and quietness of this area which really is right in the middle of town. Cheap entrance fee for... More
A MUST FOR THE HISTORY BUFFS. William Wallace's mother is reputedly buried under a hawthorn tree in the grounds of the Abbey whilst the palace was burnt to the ground by Edward Longshanks.
I'm really fortunate to live a stones throw from the Abbey and Palace. Love the fact you see it from the town centre (Maygate) and from various parts of Pittencrieff Park (the glen as its known to locals). It is a beautiful place inside and out with lots of historic interest to. For free parking go to the Pittencrieff St... More
Firstly, parking. There are car parks close to the Abbey, but they are pay parks. If you go the bottom of the hill in St Margaret's street, there is a free park on your right. My biggest gripe, is the lack of signs to tell you where to pay at the Abbey. We were walking around the Palace, when a... More
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