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St Margaret's Cave

Glen Bridge Car Park - Chalmers Street, Dunfermline KY12 DF, Scotland
+44 1383 602386
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Peaceful and atmospheric religious site

Visited with my partner who is not religious. As we descended down the final steps I was reading... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cath T
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Wigan, United Kingdom
Great visit!

We took our grandchildren to see this and were made very welcome by the lady behind the desk who... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
casswife
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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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Glen Bridge Car Park - Chalmers Street, Dunfermline KY12 DF, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited with my partner who is not religious. As we descended down the final steps I was reading some of the information on the wall. He came back and said that the lights had flickered as he approached the statue of St Margaret. It may...More

Thank Cath T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took our grandchildren to see this and were made very welcome by the lady behind the desk who gave us a potted history of the cave. It's free to visit!

Thank casswife
Reviewed 24 June 2017

This cave is accessed in a well lit stairwell down several levels of easily negotiated stairs with handrail. The history of this amazing saintly woman of the 12th century is well documented as you descend to her cave where she was said to pray every...More

1  Thank Wineberry39
Reviewed 19 June 2017

St Margaret's Cave is located at the back of the Glen Bridge Car Park. It's free to visit. There are leaflets and information panels inside which are good for a quick update if you need to find out who Margaret was and where she fits...More

Thank Corundum
Reviewed 5 June 2017

All it takes is 87 steps to experience this place. The entrance is located at the back of a parking lot and the cave is located under the parking lot. There is no admission charge. When I entered the lady at the entrance told me...More

Thank Kevin L
Reviewed 1 June 2017

I had no idea this was a thing, staff were friendly and welcoming a wee bit of a climb down and back through a tunnel to get to the cave but well worth it

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This small cave used by Queen Margaret (sainted) is approached by steps and underground passage under a car park. It is free to enter, but it would be unsuitable for those with mobility problems. It was nearly lost in 1960s when the town wanted to...More

Thank WickersWorld50
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Wouldn't have known where this was but after finding it it's well worth a visit. Quite steep stairs but worth it

Thank ScotlandLjh
Reviewed 3 November 2016

In a most unlikely place (car park) is this hidden must-see gem. St. / Queen Margaret was a fascinating woman and it's great to see her prayer cave preserved. Ths is a quick visit. Just a 5 minute descent into the depths of the glen...More

Thank livingloved54
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Lovely helpful lady there to help answer any questions you have, usefull to have a look through the folder ( white one I think ) that shows photo's of how it changed over the years, and how the tunnel was built.

Thank ruthlm
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