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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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Small historic cave with religious and historical interest

This small cave used by Queen Margaret (sainted) is approached by steps and underground passage... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
WickersWorld50
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Farnborough, United Kingdom
Surprising find

Wouldn't have known where this was but after finding it it's well worth a visit. Quite steep stairs... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ScotlandLjh
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scotland
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Glen Bridge Car Park - Chalmers Street, Dunfermline KY12 DF, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This small cave used by Queen Margaret (sainted) is approached by steps and underground passage under a car park. It is free to enter, but it would be unsuitable for those with mobility problems. It was nearly lost in 1960s when the town wanted to...More

Thank WickersWorld50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wouldn't have known where this was but after finding it it's well worth a visit. Quite steep stairs but worth it

Thank ScotlandLjh
Reviewed 2 November 2016

In a most unlikely place (car park) is this hidden must-see gem. St. / Queen Margaret was a fascinating woman and it's great to see her prayer cave preserved. Ths is a quick visit. Just a 5 minute descent into the depths of the glen...More

Thank livingloved54
Reviewed 5 October 2016

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
Reviewed 12 September 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
Reviewed 29 June 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
Reviewed 27 June 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...More

2  Thank John L
Reviewed 22 June 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
Reviewed 5 June 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
Reviewed 29 May 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
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