Things to do in Dunfermline
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Dunfermline Activities & Things to Do
Dunfermline is an ancient town in Fife; it is most famous for being the home town of Robert the Bruce. Dunfermline also plays an important part in history and was home to kings and Queens.
It is an attractive tourist destination and there are numerous tourist attractions.
Activities & Things to Do
There are several landmarks to explore in Dunfermline. Some of the must see attractions include Dunfermline Royal Palace, the city chambers, Dunfermline abbey, where you can view the burial spot of Robert the Bruce, and the Forth Rail Bridge. Carnegie Hall is also a popular attraction.
Other places of interest include the Scottish Vintage Bus Museum
Getting to Dunfermline
If you are travelling by car, then you’ll need the M90 motorway. Turn off at Junction 2 for the south or Junction 3 for the west.
Trains regularly take passengers from Edinburgh to Fife and trains are scheduled to run every thirty minutes.
The nearest airport is Edinburgh International Airport; if you are travelling by plane, you’ll need to get a taxi from the airport to Dunfermline.
What’s on and when to go?
There’s always something to do and see in Dunfermline and there are a host of festivals in Fife throughout the year. Festival season starts early in Fife with the Jazz Festival in February and the Science Festival in March. The Bruce Festival is held in July or August and there is Dunfermline Live to look forward to in December.
The Fresh Air Festival is held in May; there is live music, boot camps, pony rides, races and a tug of war.
Adventure Golf Island allows visitor to play Adventure golf, and it is good for fun days out and for team activities.
The Knockhill racing circuit is the place to go for track days and driving experiences. They offer everything from supercar racing to driving an Aston Martin.
If you like ice skating, then you’ll enjoy the Fife Ice Arena, and if you have a really adventurous streak, then you might want to travel to St Andrews for the skydiving at Glenrothes.
From modern bars to old style pubs, there is something for everyone in Dunfermline. The Old Inn and Thirsty Kirsty’s are just two of the well-known night time venues in the area. The Raffles Bar and the East End Bar are also good choices.
Gratzi serves Italian and Spanish wines, and if you are in the mood for some live entertainment, then the Alhambra Theatre has the latest shows.