Discover Dunfermline Tours

Discover Dunfermline Tours Discover Dunfermline's 900 year of Royal History with a guided walking tour of this ancient capital of Scotland Dunfermline was ‘born’ in 1065 when King Malcolm built his Tower on a hill.
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Today, almost 900 years later, it is one one of the more ‘Well Connected’ places in Scotland. Just off the M90 Motorway, just 30 minutes from Edinburgh or Stirling. 40 minutes from Glasgow, Dunfermline is accessible by road, rail, coach and car very easily! The town has good retail shops, a host of excellent eateries and a vibrant entertainment scene. Make Dunfermline a place to visit, you will not be disappointed!

Mission: Jack was born in and has lived in Dunfermline all his life, so who better to invite you to ‘Discover Dunfermline’.

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While the weather is still lovely why not join the original and best Discover Dunfermline Tours in following in the step...
13/08/2020

While the weather is still lovely why not join the original and best Discover Dunfermline Tours in following in the steps of St Margaret?

‘Brother John’ a Benedictine Monk will be your tour guide.

Starting from the Abbey's West Door the tour takes a walk back in time to follow in the footsteps of St Margaret and her husband, King Malcolm which would have taken place around 1070 at the very dawn of Dunfermline’s history.

For further details and to book your place (£5 per person) please DM the page or email [email protected]

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A nostalgic trip down memory lane awaits you!Tickets now on sale...
24/02/2020

A nostalgic trip down memory lane awaits you!

Tickets now on sale...

Back by Popular Demand... join Jack for the Dunfermline Heritage Walk On January 2nd 2020 👍
05/12/2019

Back by Popular Demand... join Jack for the Dunfermline Heritage Walk On January 2nd 2020 👍

Saturday Quiz Question : Photo of 4 trees - situated in Pittencrieff Park, but does anyone know what makes these 4 trees...
16/11/2019

Saturday Quiz Question : Photo of 4 trees - situated in Pittencrieff Park, but does anyone know what makes these 4 trees special?

The most sought after Christmas DVD is now available - don't delay order yours today!PM us to now to reserve your copy 😍
13/11/2019

The most sought after Christmas DVD is now available - don't delay order yours today!

PM us to now to reserve your copy 😍

10/11/2019
Thank you to Print Outside the Box for our high biz - your not going to miss our guides now 👍
18/06/2019

Thank you to Print Outside the Box for our high biz - your not going to miss our guides now 👍

Not all high Viz vests are purely for safety. Sometimes it's for identifying your group. This is great example of how to keep track of your group when touring the town.

👉Lochgelly Brass Band Concert👈Pop by their page for more details LoLochgelly Band
16/05/2019

👉Lochgelly Brass Band Concert👈

Pop by their page for more details LoLochgelly Band

A recent visit from a group of American Pilgrims to Dunfermline Abbey, by Jack.The group leader ,Rev Paul Kennington too...
04/05/2019

A recent visit from a group of American Pilgrims to Dunfermline Abbey, by Jack.

The group leader ,Rev Paul Kennington
took time to celebrate a short Communion Service with the pilgrims while in the Abbey.

The pilgrims were so moved to celebrate communion in a church site nearly 1000 years
old!

#lovedunfermline #pilgrims #history

Another reason to visit Dunfermline!#welovedunfermline #history #culture
26/04/2019
Dunfermline Press

Another reason to visit Dunfermline!

#welovedunfermline #history #culture

Fascinating glimpse of the past.

This recent photo shows Jack with the 3D print taken of St. Margaret's shoulder bone relic.Discover Dunfermline Tours ha...
30/03/2019

This recent photo shows Jack with the 3D print taken of St. Margaret's shoulder bone relic.

Discover Dunfermline Tours have a special tour, In the Steps of St. Margaret, showing all the significant sites in Dunfermline associated with St. Margaret. Book now via our website: www.discoverdunfermline.com

Local opportunity ...
06/03/2019

Local opportunity ...

Want to work in an #Outlander filming location?! #Aberdour Castle are looking to recruit volunteers 🏰🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

Historic Environment Scotland Historic Scotland Filming Fife Tourism

Happy 129th Birthday to our very own UNESCO World Heritage Site 🥳
04/03/2019

Happy 129th Birthday to our very own UNESCO World Heritage Site 🥳

On this day in 1890 the Forth Bridge was opened!

- The overall length of the Forth Bridge is 2,467 metres

- The main structure (portal to portal) measures 1,630 metres

- The highest point of the Forth Bridge stands 110 metres above high water and 137 metres above its foundations

- 53,000 tonnes of steel and 6.5 million rivets were used to construct the Forth Bridge

- The Forth Bridge's piers are constructed from 120,000 cubic yards of concrete and masonry, faced with 2 ft thick granite

- 200 trains use the bridge every day, carrying 3 million passengers each year

- The total painted area of the Forth Bridge is 230,000 sq metres, requiring 240,000 litres of paint

- There are 1,040 lights installed on the Forth Bridge, using approximately 35-40,000 metres of cable

- 57 lives were lost during the construction of the Forth Bridge

- At the height of its construction, more than 4,000 men were employed

- In 2015 the Forth Bridge was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site

For more details visit our website:
https://www.theforthbridges.org/forth-bridge/history/

Jack is enjoying his break in Skye and with views like this who can blame him 👍🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿
09/02/2019

Jack is enjoying his break in Skye and with views like this who can blame him 👍🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

Delighted that Abbot House is reopening!#lovedunfermline #heritagequarter #discoverdunfermline
30/01/2019
Visit Dunfermline

Delighted that Abbot House is reopening!

#lovedunfermline #heritagequarter #discoverdunfermline

Whoever it is, the reopening of Abbot House is a glorious thing and will make Dunfermline's #heritagequarter one of the finest in Scotland. #visitdunfermline #magnificentmaygate

Article: Dunfermline Press

Hope everyone is watching!
28/01/2019

Hope everyone is watching!

Dunfermline’s Encountering Fife exhibition on STV News 6pm news tonight - thanks Vanessa Kennedy!

Visit Dunfermline
22/01/2019

Visit Dunfermline

Did you know? .... Andrew Carnegie, born in Dunfermline in 1835, died in 1919 - one hundred years ago! Here are two images of 'The Father of Modern Day Philanthropy'; addressing Dunfermline Children's Gala in The Glen and laying the foundation stone at Carnegie Baths #Carnegie100 #CarnegieDays100

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Did you know that Discover Dunfermline's Jack featured in a prominent documentary about St. Margaret of Scotland, Queen ...
16/01/2019

Did you know that Discover Dunfermline's Jack featured in a prominent documentary about St. Margaret of Scotland, Queen & Saint?

https://tinyurl.com/y8cczdwk

In 2018 Fife welcomed more than 8.3m visitors, looking forward to welcoming even more in 2019.🎉#lovefife #history #cultu...
15/01/2019
Fife Tourism Worth £588 Million to the Economy

In 2018 Fife welcomed more than 8.3m visitors, looking forward to welcoming even more in 2019.🎉

#lovefife #history #culture #nature

https://tinyurl.com/ycfhpw9j

Fife is celebrating another successful year of tourism, welcoming more than 8.3m visitors to the region now worth £588 million to the economy. This three percent increase in value from £570 million is thanks to national, local and international visitors from all over the world, and has generated t...

Dunfermline was ‘born’ in 1065 when King Malcolm built his Tower on a hill. Today, almost 900 years later, it is one of ...
14/01/2019

Dunfermline was ‘born’ in 1065 when King Malcolm built his Tower on a hill. Today, almost 900 years later, it is one of the more ‘Well Connected’ places in Scotland.

Come & join Discover Dunfermline with our local tour guide Jack.

Email us for more details [email protected]

#lovedunfermline #ancientcapital #historictours

🥳 Happy New Year  🥳 Why not join Jack tomorrow for his first heritage walk of the year?All welcome!
01/01/2019

🥳 Happy New Year 🥳

Why not join Jack tomorrow for his first heritage walk of the year?

All welcome!

Best wishes for the festive season!
26/12/2018

Best wishes for the festive season!

Fife Pilgrim Way
02/12/2018
Fife Pilgrim Way

Fife Pilgrim Way

Fife Pilgrim Way Business Breakfast.

Join the Fife Pilgrim Way Team for a business breakfast to learn about the business engagement opportunities offered by the Fife Pilgrim Way, Scotland's newest long distance walking route, opening spring 2019.

The event includes a presentation outlining the business opportunities presented by the FPW, a chance to meet our Business Engagement Team and networking opportunities.

To book a free place visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/fife-pilgrim-way-business-breakfast-tickets-52310686672

Join Jack on Friday 16th November to celebrate St Margaret of Scotland 💕
12/11/2018

Join Jack on Friday 16th November to celebrate St Margaret of Scotland 💕

11/11/2018
Join Jack on Friday 16th November to Celebrate St. Margaret of Scotland’s Day Leaving from St. Margaret’s Shrine at Dunf...
09/11/2018

Join Jack on Friday 16th November to Celebrate St. Margaret of Scotland’s Day

Leaving from St. Margaret’s Shrine at Dunfermline Abbey, at 11.00am, travel on a structured walk around the various sites associated with St. Margaret in Dunfermline.

Enjoy the history and the spiritual impact of this Sainted Scottish Queen, finishing with viewing her sacred bone relic within St. Margaret Memorial Church, Dunfermline then sharing a ‘Pilgrim’s Soup & Bread’ lunch.

***EVENT CANCELLED***Apologies for any inconvenience the Bruce Davies night has been cancelled at Fire Station Creative....
06/11/2018

***EVENT CANCELLED***

Apologies for any inconvenience the Bruce Davies night has been cancelled at Fire Station Creative.

If you have purchased tickets please get in touch.

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26/10/2018
Loch Lomond - Bruce Davies (Trad. arr. Bruce W Davies)

We are delighted to bring one of Scotland's best loved singer/songwriter Bruce Davies to Dunfermline on Wednesday 7th November at the Fire Station Creative. Tickets now available.

Featured clip recorded during the Spirit of Scotland Show which runs from April to October at The Jam House in Edinburgh.

Visit Dunfermline, Welcome to Fife, VisitScotland, Bruce W Davies, Jack Pryde

https://tinyurl.com/y7ce2jv6

One of Scotland's best loved songs being performed by singer/songwriter during the Spirit of Scotland Show which runs from April to October at The Jam House ...

Join Fifer Buce Davies for an evening of acoustic musical delight at  Fire Station Creative in Dunfermline on Wednesday ...
02/10/2018

Join Fifer Buce Davies for an evening of acoustic musical delight at Fire Station Creative in Dunfermline on Wednesday 7th November brought to you by the Discover Dunfermline Tours team.

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Join us for a walking tour of Dunfermline!
24/08/2018

Join us for a walking tour of Dunfermline!

A Warm Welcome to passengers and crew from the Pacific Princess!
23/08/2018

A Warm Welcome to passengers and crew from the Pacific Princess!

The Pacific Princess is Visit Scotland Dunfermlineat Rosyth for two days, with excursion passengers heading for Stirling, Falkirk, St Andrews, Edinburgh and of course the Tattoo. The Courtesy Bus to Visit Dunfermline will also be busy.
Dunfermline DeliversAndrew Carnegie Birthplace MuseumDunfermline Carnegie Library & GalleriesKingsgate Shopping CentreCruise 2 St Andrews

The beautiful Abbot House seen from the grounds of Dunfermline Abbey.#lovedunfermline
15/08/2018

The beautiful Abbot House seen from the grounds of Dunfermline Abbey.

#lovedunfermline

Jack has had a busy few weeks and we have lots of updates for you....we always travel in style!
14/08/2018

Jack has had a busy few weeks and we have lots of updates for you....we always travel in style!

Monday Motivation from Mr Andrew Carnegie himself!Did you know you can visit the Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum right...
13/08/2018

Monday Motivation from Mr Andrew Carnegie himself!

Did you know you can visit the Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum right here in Dunfermline?

It maybe dreich in our part of the country, but a warm welcome awaits our cruise visitors. #justaweebitofrain
07/08/2018

It maybe dreich in our part of the country, but a warm welcome awaits our cruise visitors. #justaweebitofrain

The beginning of two day visits for both of these returning ships, the Koningsdam at South Queensferry and the Pacific Princess at Rosyth. There will be plenty of time to Visit Queensferry and Visit DunfermlineLothian BusesDunfermline DeliversAndrew Carnegie Birthplace MuseumCruise 2 St Andrews

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