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Dunfermline Abbey his is the ancient "toun" of Dunfermline where the King sat drinking the "blude red wine" before sending Sir Patrick Spens on his tragic mission to Norway. Dunfermline has a regal connection unrivalled in Scotland, through its magnificent royal Palace and 12th century Abbey. It also has its own "Royal Mile" to rival that of Scotland's capital!

nce renowned as a hand-loom weaving town producing damask linen and later silks, Dunfermline is now a base for the electronics and engineering industries. It is also known throughout the world as the birthplace of Andrew Carnegie, the linen-weaver's son who found fame and fortune in America but did not forget his humble beginings.
Today Dunfermline is a thriving city and boasts an impressive selection of quality hotels, fine restaurants, excellent shops and superb leisure facilities.

he Kingdom of Fife is a haven for golfers, with the Old Course at St Andrews and the Balcomie Links in Crail (one of the oldest clubs in the world). If you are a golfer and would love to play the many courses throughout Fife then Dunfermline is your ideal base!
Last Updated April 2000
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