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Address: Glen Bridge Car Park - Chalmers Street, Dunfermline KY12 DF, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 (0)1383602386
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Hidden gem with a lot of history behind it!

This is a very unusual attraction in terms of where it is located, how you get to it and for the fact that there is little evidence of it above ground. Accessed through a small... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 23, 2014
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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

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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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

always good for a bit of free history and story telling for the kids, the location is not that well signposted though especially since Tesco was erected its car park location could be overlooked

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Bloomington, IL
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Yes, as others have said, it's a bit difficult to find - I however had great directions from my Scottish friends I was staying with and really had no trouble at all - I had a day to myself since both of them had to work that day and I chose to walk around Dunfermiline since it was very close... More 

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

cave is beautiful free admission the steps are steep , handrails on both side , when you get down to the bottom , artificial rock to make the cave, disappointing compare to wookey caves water dripping no such thing here

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
7 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This is a very unusual attraction in terms of where it is located, how you get to it and for the fact that there is little evidence of it above ground. Accessed through a small building in the City Hotel car park and down a series of steps. There are information boards and audio points as you descend the stairs... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The actual cave is tiny but information is provided and it makes for a short and interesting history lesson.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

A fantastic day filled with historic fun stories. The information provided is really good. Kids counted 87 steps

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Woodstock, Canada
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136 reviews 136 reviews
71 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

It took us several trys to find this attraction. It is located in a parking lot in the town of Dunfermline. Interesting place to visit, you will see the place where Queen Margaret prayed at the tiny alter.

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Aberdeenshire
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47 reviews 47 reviews
6 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Rather uninspiring tunnel with stairs lead down to a similarly uninspiring cave to be honest. But, it is probably better that than having the cave just filled in and forgotten - on the positive side, it is free of charge, it passes 20 minutes, and I would think the youngsters would think it a great adventure. The stairs aren't too... More 

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