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Ultimate hole in the wall

Worth a visit if in Pittenweem, key was collected at nearby chocolate cafe at only £1 that goes to... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Well worth a visit

Pittenweem isn't blessed with a multitude of overt tourist attractions, but this certainly is one... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Allan M
Newport, United Kingdom
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| Cove Wynd, Pittenweem KY10 2QP, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing special but you have to appreciate the history. You get the key at a local eatery. The village is wonderful and the people are friendly. The village is very relaxed and it represents what life should be like. No pressure. They actually have beer...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank storsbergg
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Worth a visit if in Pittenweem, key was collected at nearby chocolate cafe at only £1 that goes to a charitable trust. The cave is quite large and goes a fair way into the rock with electric lighting

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

Pittenweem isn't blessed with a multitude of overt tourist attractions, but this certainly is one. Think what you like about the rock beds and the Holiness of the water coming from the spring at the back, it's a really cool cave in the middle of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Allan M
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

A fascinating and interesting place to visit - it has a beautiful atmosphere and is somewhere I had been meaning to visit for years - well worth a quick look around!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gordonmpearce
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Collect the key from the nearby Cocoa Tree Cafe to visit this fascinating cave that was occupied by monks from the Isle of May some 600 years ago. What implements did they use to hack out this solid rock? Walking round inside does not take...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Y9506WFronalds
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Got the key from the local shop and walked down to the cave . Well enough lit and as caves go interesting . Care needed on going down the stairs but notice is given . Interesting information about St Fillan and St Adrian .

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank franktenerife
Reviewed 2 August 2018

This was a strange little experience but not worth a detour off your route. Pittenweem is a beautiful little town so if you are there anyway, it's fun to see the cave and only costs a pound. The kids liked the mystery of it but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank louloubell69
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Read a review & had to visit. Fascinating little cave with so much history. Access by key is £1 each, which goes to the local church. If you’re in the area it’s a must visit place

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank ELAINE G
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Down hill from the High Street or uphill from East Shore via Cove Wynd ,the cave is roughly halfway between the two . Keys are available from the Cocoa Tree and The Chocolate shop . There is a locked gate with steps leading down ....More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank craigluscar
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Get the key from the chocolate shop. Nice place to visit and should only take 10 minutes to look round. Steep hill and steps down but worth it.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank EdinburghChaz
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Response from Kirsten L | Reviewed this property |
The Coco Tree coffee shop has a set of keys - in the High Street of the village.