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Address: Glen Bridge Car Park - Chalmers Street, Dunfermline KY12 DF, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 (0)1383602386
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The steps are worth it.

Surprising discovery just off of the large car park. Free entry and fully of history of the cave and Queen who it is named after. You descent to a surprising depth so lots of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I must say St Margaret's cave was one of the best caves I've ever been in...If caves are your thing then this is the place for you!

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

The cave itself was worth a visit but the tunnel down there really detracted from the atmosphere. There are information boards which give you further information on the history of the cave and St. Margaret.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Surprising discovery just off of the large car park. Free entry and fully of history of the cave and Queen who it is named after. You descent to a surprising depth so lots of steps to overcome but well worth the stroll. To think they were just going to abandon the cave to a car park !!

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

This is a free museum giving hidden insights in to the life of St Margaret hidden in a car park. It is of well signposted it works h a visit for older children (there are 87 steps down to a he cave where Maravaret prayed). Loads of info on the walls down but not suitable for prams or anyone with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This could quite easily not have been here, but thankfully was preserved. Good info as you descend the stairs to the grotto/cave at the bottom. Make sure you also visit what remains of St Margaret's shrine at the outside end of the abbey church.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We intended to visit St Margaret's Cave during our stay in Dunfermline and found it to be awe-inspiring . Beautiful music and monks' chanting accompanies one's descent in to the cave via 87 steps and the walls are lined with fascinating historical and religious artefacts regarding Margaret's life and the history of the era . We found the whole experience... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We decided to take a visit their down the steepy steps hearing the voice noise is very strange. The staff were helpful and polite. It was excellent attraction ever.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This cave is an interesting visit. The story behind it is interesting & worth a visit. If you are in the area then you must go see this.

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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16 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

A great wee place to visit, bear in mind it does have a lot of steps, but worth the trip, especially with young kids, they will love the little adventure to the bottom.

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Fabulous ancient prayer site of Queen Margaret dating back nearly 1,000 years. Glad to see it preserved despite the parking lot.

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