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Unusual, Historic, Great Fun and Worth a Look

A shame that a drab car park is the setting of a site so central in Scottish history as it would... read more

Reviewed May 12, 2018
Rossergruffydd
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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 September 23, 2017
Nauldy1978
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Cumbernauld, United Kingdom
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Glen Bridge Car Park - Chalmers Street, Dunfermline KY12 DF, Scotland
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Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Took me a while to find the entrance as it’s not particularly well sign posted and if you approach from the wrong side the entrance can’t be easily spotted. However once inside there’s lots of information boards telling her story and you descend down a...More

Thank Rachel7890
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

Small unassuming little building on the edge of a car park holds 80+ steps down into the bowels of the earth where we find this quirky wee holy cave. Information boards are dotted around on the way down and they really do tell a fascinating...More

Thank MoDoodlebug75
Reviewed July 17, 2018

easy to get to from Abbey. nicely presented. Friendly staff. Lovely preservation of St margaret's cave. Respectfully preserved.

Thank 2BitTraveller
Reviewed June 21, 2018

St Margaret's cave is a great thing to check out if you are in Dunfermline. It is next to a large carpark in the cbd area, free to get into and not an excessive stroll down into a cave to see where she undertook her...More

Thank 192kymt
Reviewed May 12, 2018

A shame that a drab car park is the setting of a site so central in Scottish history as it would have taken only a little valuation of the required dignity to set out the site with an enclosure wall, gardens, etc. Not far from...More

Thank Rossergruffydd
Reviewed September 23, 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

2  Thank Nauldy1978
Reviewed September 2, 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

1  Thank Alibunn74
Reviewed September 1, 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

1  Thank Polyana63
Reviewed August 3, 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

1  Thank Cath T
Reviewed July 16, 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!

1  Thank casswife
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