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Dunfermline, Scotland 

Population: 56,000
25 kilometres north of Edinburgh

Suggested excursions

  • Edinburgh
  • Glasgow
  • St Andrew's and the Fife Coast
  • Stirling, Loch Katrine and the Trossachs
  • Culross historic village

Dunfermline, the ancient capital of Scotland, boasts a famous medieval abbey, palace ruins, interesting museums and a lovely park.

It lies on the northern side of the Firth of Forth, at the southern gateway to the Scottish Highlands, and is ideally placed for visits to Edinburgh and to some of the most beautiful scenery of Scotland.