Dunfermline

Going to Fife is always fun, and one of these days I’ll go in the warm weather. Dunfermline is the former capital and has strong connections to Robert the Bruce and William Wallace. Though his heart was sent on the Crusades, the rest of Robert’ body is buried here.

The most iconic building in town is Dumfermline Palace and Abbey. Abbot House was also very educational.  Apparently haunted by an old monk, the tour guide had some good stories.

Pittencrief Park was previously owned by the local laird and off limits for public use. That was until Dumfermline’s most famous son, Andrew Carnegie, bought it and gifted it to the city.  The local library was also a gift of his. Aarti and I would have gone to his birthplace but that museum seemed to be closed for the winter.

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