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St Margaret's Cave

Glen Bridge Car Park - Chalmers Street, Dunfermline KY12 DF, Scotland
+44 1383 602386
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Historic place with a difference

St Margaret's cave is a great thing to check out if you are in Dunfermline. It is next to a large... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
192kymt
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Melbourne
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
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“queen margaret” (11 reviews)
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Glen Bridge Car Park - Chalmers Street, Dunfermline KY12 DF, Scotland
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+44 1383 602386
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"scottish history"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

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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

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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

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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
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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
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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
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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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Reviewed June 23, 2017

This cave is accessed in a well lit stairwell down several levels of easily negotiated stairs with handrail. The history of this amazing saintly woman of the 12th century is well documented as you descend to her cave where she was said to pray every...More

1  Thank Wineberry39
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Reviewed June 18, 2017

St Margaret's Cave is located at the back of the Glen Bridge Car Park. It's free to visit. There are leaflets and information panels inside which are good for a quick update if you need to find out who Margaret was and where she fits...More

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Reviewed June 4, 2017

All it takes is 87 steps to experience this place. The entrance is located at the back of a parking lot and the cave is located under the parking lot. There is no admission charge. When I entered the lady at the entrance told me...More

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