The image top right is of the large Glen
Bridge car park in Dunfermline centre, ideally
situated for the top attractions in the
One of the top attractions in Dunfermline is
Cave, situated in the corner of this Car
Park, with 87 steps down to the Cave.
The Spire in this image is of the Town Hall
on the High Street. Dunfermline Abbey Church is
by the Town Hall, and Pittencrieff Park is next
to the Abbey.
The image second top is of the Cross in the
middle of the High Street. This is a popular
seating area and meeting place. Many of the top
shops, cafes, bar diners and restaurants are on
the High Street, or on the streets leading off
the High Street.
The image third top is of Pittencrieff Park
at the entrance from the bottom of the High
Street. The Statue here is of Andrew
Carnegie, born in Dunfermline in 1835.
Carnegie was taken by his parents to America in
1848, where he became one of the most
successful businessmen in the world through the
Carnegie bought Skibo Castle
north of Inverness in 1898, aged 63, to serve
as his home on visits to Scotland.
From 1901, Carnegie began using up his vast
wealth by building public libraries and
universities in the USA and Scotland.
In 1902, Carnegie bought Pittencrieff Estate
for the people of Dunfermline to serve as a
public park. He had grown up in Dunfermline
when the estate was private, a time when locals
could only dream of experiencing the grandeur
of the buildings and grounds.
The Estate House is now used as a Carnegie
Museum, there are many scenic walks, vast
grasslands, kids play areas, large scenic
walled garden, and remains of a castle used by
Scottish Kings, known as Malcolm's Tower.