Pitreavie Guest House
A Big Welcome
Jim and Liz
Our bed & breakfast accommodation may particularly appeal to guests looking for a home away from home, but whatever reason you visit us you can be sure of a warm and friendly reception.
We offer high standard Bed & Breakfast accommodation:
Two Double/Family rooms with en-suite bathroom
One Twin/Double room with private bathroom
Two en-suite single rooms
We are the perfect base to tour Scotland, central for sightseeing in Edinburgh, Stirling, Perth and Glasgow.
For golfers we are 35 miles from St Andrews and 20 miles from Gleneagles. For those interested in history we have the beautifully preserved village of Culross.
Water Ski Scotland are located at the Town Hill Country Park, about a 10 minute drive from our Guest House. This purpose built centre is run by Waterski Scotland as the national training site for the sport, ranking it amongst the best in Europe, they offer come and try packages through to group bookings.
There are three courses in Dunfermline
Pitreavie golf Club – just a 4 minute walk from here.
Dunfermline Golf Club – a 10 minute drive from here.
Canmore Golf Club – also a 10 minute drive from here.
There are 45 courses in Fife
St Andrews – a 45 minute drive from here has 9 courses including the Old Course. More information can be found at the Scottish Tourist Board’s golf website.
Knockhill Racing Circuit
Is 6 miles from here. It is famous for hosting the top racing events in the UK,
The British Touring Cars
British Superbikes and the Scottish Motor Show.
The Scottish Vintage Bus Museum is located at Lathalmond on the outskirts of Dunfermline and is open to visitors from 12.30 – 5.0 pm on Sundays from Easter until late September / early October. The Museum houses over One Hundred and Sixty historic buses.
Deep Sea World is three miles from here, it is 112 metres long and holds a million gallons of water. The underwater tunnel is one of the longest in the world.
Loch Fitty Trout and Course Fishery is three miles from Dunfermline on the outskirts ok Kingseat. It is one of Fife’s very few natural lochs and caters for a wide range of angling styles.
The Royal Burgh of Culross is the town where time has passed by. It is located about 7 miles from here.
Culross Palace was built in 1597 & 1611 for the rich merchant Sir George Bruce.
The “Town House” was built in 1626 and now houses the “National Trust for Scotland” visitors centre.
The “Study” was built around 1610 and is thought to have been used by the Bishop of Dunblane. The ruins of Culross Abbey founded in 1217 and was the former home to Cistercian Monks.
Inchcolm Island & Abbey “The Iona of the East”
Inchcolm appears to enter into history for the first time in 1123 during an attempt to cross the river forth in a storm. It is said that King Alexander I was forced to land on the island and take shelter. It is said that because of the hospitality he received he pledged to build a church there.
The island can be visited by boat sailing form South Quensferry.
The Falkirk Wheel
As part of the Millenium inititave to encourage waterway usage. The Falkirk Wheel was designed and constructed to provide a 21st century solution to join the canals. It is a truly awesome spectacle.
Alexander Selkirk 1676 – 1721 Born in Lower Largo Fife.
Alexander first went to sea in 1695. In 1703 he became sailing master on the ship Cinque Ports off the coast of Chile. Selkirk had a dispute with the captain of his ship. At his own request he was put ashore in October 1704 on one of the islands. He lived alone there until he was rescued in February 1709. The story of his solitary ????was the inspiration for Daniel Defoe’s novel “Robinson Crusoe”
Facts & Information about Dunfermline
Dunfermline is the Ancient Capital of Scotland
Dunfermline is the Birthplace of Andrew Carnegie
Dunfermline is the Burial ground of King Robert the Bruce
Dunfermline also boasts a Royal Palace 12th Century Abbey – A 15th Century Abbot hous and St Margarets Cave.
Dunfermline is also the birthplace of JameI & Charles I and is the burial place of 11 Scottish Kings and Queens.
Entertainment in Dunfermline is varied and there is something to suit all ages and tastes.
The Carnegie Hall is very much part of the heritage & history of Dunfermline. It offers a wide variety of show including Drama Comedy Music and Dance.
It also boasts quite a few live music venues . Old favourites such as “Monty’s & P.J Molloys has been part of Dunfermline music scene for many years. It also offers many club nights such as “Harlem” Life and Urban with DJ’s and late nights available every weekend.
Dunfermline has always had a strong connection withmusic. Well known names such as Barbara Dickson – Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull) Nazareth – The Skids and Big Country.
Dunfermline forms part of the Kingdom of Fife Millenium cycle ways. Fife has about 300 miles (500km) of cycle routes along quiet country lanes, disused railway lines and forest tracks.
The Fife Costal Path caters for those who prefer to walk. The path can be done in bite size chunks or as a long distance route. You can walk from village to village. Picturesque fishing villages watch seals basking in the sun and look out for dolphins as they play off the coast.
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This page was last updated: 10 December 2012