Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Dunfermline

Enjoy the museums and other features of Dunfermline. This city is welcoming and walkable, recognised for its gardens, golfing and island views. Murrayfield Stadium and Royal Yacht Britannia are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Dunfermline

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Dunfermline has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Edinburgh Zoo (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Our Dynamic Earth (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Abbot House (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Dunfermline Golf Club (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Knockhill Racing Circuit (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Dunfermline

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Dunfermline is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Princes Street Gardens (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Arthur's Seat (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Calton Hill (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Holyrood Park (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Pittencrieff Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Dunfermline

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 9.3 mi (15 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Dundee (DND), which is 31.1 mi (50.1 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Dunfermline Town Station, Dunfermline Queen Margaret Station and Rosyth Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay near Dunfermline?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,158 holiday rentals near Dunfermline. From 235 Houses to 1,806 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Dunfermline is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Dunfermline?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Dunfermline. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Pittencrieff Park: 2,382 holiday rentals
  • Abbot House: 2,378 holiday rentals
  • Rosyth Station: 2,255 holiday rentals
  • Church: 2,364 holiday rentals
  • Dunfermline Town Station: 2,338 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Dunfermline! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Dunfermline?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Dunfermline with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Edinburgh: 2,137 holiday homes
  • Peebles: 126 holiday homes
  • Perth: 543 holiday homes
  • Falkirk: 275 holiday homes
  • Linlithgow: 172 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Dunfermline?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Dunfermline. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Pittencrieff Park: 2,382 holiday rentals
  • Abbot House: 2,378 holiday rentals
  • Rosyth Station: 2,255 holiday rentals
  • Church: 2,364 holiday rentals
  • Dunfermline Town Station: 2,338 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Dunfermline listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

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