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St Margaret's Cave

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Address: Glen Bridge Car Park - Chalmers Street, Dunfermline KY12 DF, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 (0)1383602386

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Little burst of history

Lovely helpful lady there to help answer any questions you have, usefull to have a look through the folder ( white one I think ) that shows photo's of how it changed over the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Kirkcaldy, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Kirkcaldy, Scotland, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely helpful lady there to help answer any questions you have, usefull to have a look through the folder ( white one I think ) that shows photo's of how it changed over the years, and how the tunnel was built.

Thank ruthlm
Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Unusual location but fascinating visit to the cave. Learnt lots about Scottish history. Although there are lots of steps to the cave, it's surprisingly peaceful once you reach it.

Thank glittergirls05
Edinburgh Scotland
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32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

What a wonderful experience! Going through the door is like walking historically back in time. The journey to the Cave is extremely interesting and the actual atmosphere in the Cave awe inspiring.

Thank McGumbie
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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660 reviews
388 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

This should be the culmination of a tour of Dunfermline Abbey nearby.Although created by King David in 1128,it was originally a monastery set up by King Malcolm Canmore and his wife Queen Margaret.She Was the devout Saint who came to pray at this cave.Like King Richard of York she has a connection to a modern car park.You climb down 87... More 

2 Thank John L
Liskeard, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

Very interesting place, part of the history of Dunfermline. Parking very close by and within easy walking distance of the town.

Thank Christine L L
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Free entry and has a lot of interesting historical facts on Dunfermline. Situated near pittencrief Park and a 2 minute walk from the bus station

Thank Gavin M
Shopper in Glasgow
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126 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2016

it's ashame such a lovely attraction is stuck in the corner of a car park - make sure you visit - it is really worth it

Thank Sandra M
New York City, New York
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

This is a great place to visit. It has a wonderful atmosphere and history. Make sure you read the little booklet they provide that explains how this place was rescued from destruction by the locals. It's obviously a very ancient shrine which probably predates Queen Margaret. The statue of her is a bit silly and you can ask the person... More 

1 Thank Margaret C
Portland, Maine
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56 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

Walk through an underground walkway to see where St Margaret's came to pray. The Area was serene and calm and a nice place for meditation and contemplation.

1 Thank jkrasse21
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2016

If you have a heart condition or restricted mobility then be aware that it's 87 steps down the tunnel, and of course back up! That said, it's well worth a visit if you're in Dunfermline and have a spare 30 minutes as it's of significant Scottish historical interest. Plenty of information without overloading the senses. Accessible direct from the central... More 

1 Thank Jane M

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