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St Margaret's Cave

Glen Bridge Car Park - Chalmers Street, Dunfermline KY12 DF, Scotland
+44 1383 602386
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Surprising find on way to Pitencrieff Park

Discovered this place purely by accident and was pleasantly surprised . It is unusual to find a... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
Nauldy1978
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Cumbernauld, United Kingdom
Weirdly interesting, kids loved it!

Went to the weird car park where the entrance is. Kids thought it was funny that they were going to... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
Alibunn74
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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“queen margaret” (11 reviews)
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Glen Bridge Car Park - Chalmers Street, Dunfermline KY12 DF, Scotland
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

Discovered this place purely by accident and was pleasantly surprised . It is unusual to find a cave in a town centre car park . I misread the name on the small cottage building thought it said Queen Margaret Cafe however found it very interesting...More

Thank Nauldy1978
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

Went to the weird car park where the entrance is. Kids thought it was funny that they were going to see a cave in a car park. That said the lady behind the desk was extremely nice. Went in - stairs were steeper than expected...More

Thank Alibunn74
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

Like descending a war time bunker disguised as a public toilet. Disappointed so what did I expect? A sanctuary - I consider myself a spiritual person but I only saw a very small damp cave with a mediocre statue. Did St Margaret really spend any...More

Thank Polyana63
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

Visited with my partner who is not religious. As we descended down the final steps I was reading some of the information on the wall. He came back and said that the lights had flickered as he approached the statue of St Margaret. It may...More

Thank Cath T
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

We took our grandchildren to see this and were made very welcome by the lady behind the desk who gave us a potted history of the cave. It's free to visit!

Thank casswife
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

This cave is accessed in a well lit stairwell down several levels of easily negotiated stairs with handrail. The history of this amazing saintly woman of the 12th century is well documented as you descend to her cave where she was said to pray every...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2017

St Margaret's Cave is located at the back of the Glen Bridge Car Park. It's free to visit. There are leaflets and information panels inside which are good for a quick update if you need to find out who Margaret was and where she fits...More

Thank Corundum
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

All it takes is 87 steps to experience this place. The entrance is located at the back of a parking lot and the cave is located under the parking lot. There is no admission charge. When I entered the lady at the entrance told me...More

Thank Kevin L
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

I had no idea this was a thing, staff were friendly and welcoming a wee bit of a climb down and back through a tunnel to get to the cave but well worth it

Thank Thomas M
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

This small cave used by Queen Margaret (sainted) is approached by steps and underground passage under a car park. It is free to enter, but it would be unsuitable for those with mobility problems. It was nearly lost in 1960s when the town wanted to...More

Thank WickersWorld50
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