Guidebook for Glenrothes

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Guidebook for Glenrothes

Entertainment & Activities
Nearby park, lovely for an evening stroll. Also has a play park - perfect for the kids!
Gilvenbank Park
Nearby park, lovely for an evening stroll. Also has a play park - perfect for the kids!
Odeon cinema. Food and drinks served here, and a Costa for all of you coffee lovers.
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ODEON Dunfermline
1 Whimbrel Pl
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Odeon cinema. Food and drinks served here, and a Costa for all of you coffee lovers.
Ice rink
Kirkcaldy Ice Rink
Ice rink
Loads to do and see.
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Edinburgh Butterfly & Insect World
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Loads to do and see.
A choice of 3 swimming pools, 80-station gym with state-of-the-art equipment, fitness studios, squash courts, sports hall, outdoor pitches, health suite, crèche and café
Michael Woods Sports & Leisure Centre
A choice of 3 swimming pools, 80-station gym with state-of-the-art equipment, fitness studios, squash courts, sports hall, outdoor pitches, health suite, crèche and café
Also known as the Town Park. Perfect for a stroll. Several play parks for the kids.
Riverside Park
Also known as the Town Park. Perfect for a stroll. Several play parks for the kids.
Play Naturally outdoor area and activities such as clay pigeon shooting, golf and archery! Restaurant, free parking and excellent disabled facilities.
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Cluny Activities
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Play Naturally outdoor area and activities such as clay pigeon shooting, golf and archery! Restaurant, free parking and excellent disabled facilities.
Pick your own fruit! - SO YUMMY!
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Cairnie Fruit Farm & Mega Maze
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Pick your own fruit! - SO YUMMY!
Park with woodland walks connecting to coastal paths and with Ravenscraig Castle and the Harbour Masters house to explore plus loads of age specific outdoor play equipment too.
Ravenscraig Park
Park with woodland walks connecting to coastal paths and with Ravenscraig Castle and the Harbour Masters house to explore plus loads of age specific outdoor play equipment too.
Beach, Playground and cafe here. Great for walking, picnicking and barbecuing, bird-watching, cycling. Golf, trout fishing, horse riding, mountain biking, water sports and orienteering are available.
Lochore Meadows Country Park
Beach, Playground and cafe here. Great for walking, picnicking and barbecuing, bird-watching, cycling. Golf, trout fishing, horse riding, mountain biking, water sports and orienteering are available.
The whole family is guaranteed to find something to enjoy. Daily talks and feeding sessions, woodland trails, treetop walkways. inside shelter areas for the family picnic and indoor play area for kids
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The Scottish Deer Centre
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The whole family is guaranteed to find something to enjoy. Daily talks and feeding sessions, woodland trails, treetop walkways. inside shelter areas for the family picnic and indoor play area for kids
a wide range of attractions including acres of beautiful landscaped parkland, adventure playground, Boats and Pedaloes, trampolines, bouncy castle, putting, crazy Golf, pedal cars, cafe
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Craigtoun Country Park
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a wide range of attractions including acres of beautiful landscaped parkland, adventure playground, Boats and Pedaloes, trampolines, bouncy castle, putting, crazy Golf, pedal cars, cafe
So many fascinating creatures to meet. Also diving opportunites for the really adventurous visitors!
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Deep Sea World
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So many fascinating creatures to meet. Also diving opportunites for the really adventurous visitors!
Thundering tropical storms, icy winds from the North Pole and moving tectonic plates bring the extremes of Planet Earth to life at Edinburgh's 5 star visitor attraction for families.
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Dynamic Earth
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Thundering tropical storms, icy winds from the North Pole and moving tectonic plates bring the extremes of Planet Earth to life at Edinburgh's 5 star visitor attraction for families.
A delightful maze of historic rooms crammed full of iconic objects from the Capital’s past. One of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Edinburgh with kids. - FREE!
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Museum of Edinburgh
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A delightful maze of historic rooms crammed full of iconic objects from the Capital’s past. One of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Edinburgh with kids. - FREE!
Small old-fashioned cinema with couches for a comfy, relaxed atmosphere whilst you watch a film. Like being at home but with a bigger screen!
The Kino Cinema
2 Church St
Small old-fashioned cinema with couches for a comfy, relaxed atmosphere whilst you watch a film. Like being at home but with a bigger screen!
Fascinating place
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Glasgow Science Centre
50 Pacific Quay
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Fascinating place
Beautiful.
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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
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Beautiful.
Home to the UK's only giant pandas and koalas, as well as more than 1000 other amazing animals. Edinburgh Zoo offers an amazing day out for all the family!
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Edinburgh Zoo
134 Corstorphine Rd
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Home to the UK's only giant pandas and koalas, as well as more than 1000 other amazing animals. Edinburgh Zoo offers an amazing day out for all the family!
Set in 120 acres of beautiful woodland, Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park offers one of the best value family days out and is currently the only place in Scotland to see elephants and giraffes.
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Blair Drummond Safari Park
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Set in 120 acres of beautiful woodland, Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park offers one of the best value family days out and is currently the only place in Scotland to see elephants and giraffes.
Beautiful place.
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St Andrews Botanic Garden
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Beautiful place.
Drinks & Nightlife
Really nice, relaxed atmosphere. A bar at one side, with couches to sit on, and a restaurant at the other side - the food is delicious!
Gilvenbank Hotel
Really nice, relaxed atmosphere. A bar at one side, with couches to sit on, and a restaurant at the other side - the food is delicious!
Pub. Friendly atmosphere, can be very lively at nights.
The Golden Acorn - JD Wetherspoon
Pub. Friendly atmosphere, can be very lively at nights.
Bars everywhere
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Grassmarket
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Bars everywhere
Essentials
Supermarket to buy food and drinks. Open 24 hours, 7 days a week. Please note - Scottish licence laws only allow alcohol to be purchased between 10am and 10pm.
Asda Glenrothes Superstore
Supermarket to buy food and drinks. Open 24 hours, 7 days a week. Please note - Scottish licence laws only allow alcohol to be purchased between 10am and 10pm.
Small co-op supermarket for groceries. Also has a fish and chips shop and a chinese take-away.
Cadham Neighbourhood Centre
Small co-op supermarket for groceries. Also has a fish and chips shop and a chinese take-away.
Everything Else
Train station here with regular trains to Dundee, Perth and Edinburgh. From Edinburgh Waverley train station, you can get on another train to Glasgow.
Markinch
Train station here with regular trains to Dundee, Perth and Edinburgh. From Edinburgh Waverley train station, you can get on another train to Glasgow.
The oldest and most iconic golf course in the world. The Swilcan Bridge and Hell Bunker are recognised across the globe, yet the greatest feature is that it remains a public golf course - open to all.
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Old Course, St Andrews Links
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The oldest and most iconic golf course in the world. The Swilcan Bridge and Hell Bunker are recognised across the globe, yet the greatest feature is that it remains a public golf course - open to all.
Concerts and the like go on here.
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Clyde Auditorium Scottish Exhibition & Conference Centre
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Concerts and the like go on here.
Lovely walks which are accessible on foot from the accommodation.
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Lomond Hills
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Lovely walks which are accessible on foot from the accommodation.
Golf course
Balbirnie Park Golf Club
Golf course
Another train station here, but not the closest to the accomodation.
Thornton
Another train station here, but not the closest to the accomodation.
nice day out.
Wellsgreen Golf Range
nice day out.
A nice walk along the top of the cliffs, or alternatively, a mixture of walking and easy scrambling with chains bolted into the rock. (8 chains in total). ONLY to be attempted when the tide is low.
Elie Holiday Park
A nice walk along the top of the cliffs, or alternatively, a mixture of walking and easy scrambling with chains bolted into the rock. (8 chains in total). ONLY to be attempted when the tide is low.
impressive.
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Scott Monument
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impressive.
Beautiful beach also offering various water sports.
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Elie
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Beautiful beach also offering various water sports.
Take-away food.
Pizza Hut Delivery
Take-away food.
Take-away food
Leslie Fish & Chip Restaurant
235 High St
Take-away food
nice place
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Camperdown Wildlife Centre
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nice place
RRS Discovery was the last traditional wooden three-masted ship to be built in Britain. Designed for Antarctic research, she was launched as a Royal Research Ship in 1901.
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RRS Discovery
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RRS Discovery was the last traditional wooden three-masted ship to be built in Britain. Designed for Antarctic research, she was launched as a Royal Research Ship in 1901.
Beautiful walk. Maspie Den holds the Yad Waterfall and, above it, the imposing Tyndall Bruce Monument which offers extensive views over Fife and beyond.
Maspie Burn
Beautiful walk. Maspie Den holds the Yad Waterfall and, above it, the imposing Tyndall Bruce Monument which offers extensive views over Fife and beyond.
Covering 1500 hectares and bordered on three sides by rivers and the sea, a walk through Tentsmuir Forest offers sandy beaches and woodland trails. Expect to see wildlife - deer and squirrels.
TENTSMUIR FOREST
Covering 1500 hectares and bordered on three sides by rivers and the sea, a walk through Tentsmuir Forest offers sandy beaches and woodland trails. Expect to see wildlife - deer and squirrels.
Jack Nicklaus and Seve Ballesteros are among some of the game's legends who have stated their admiration for the tree-lined fairways at Ladybank.
Ladybank Golf Club
Jack Nicklaus and Seve Ballesteros are among some of the game's legends who have stated their admiration for the tree-lined fairways at Ladybank.
The path goes through picturesque villages and towns, along rugged cliffs and beaches, estuaries and wildlife. Clearly marked and can be done in small bits or long distance. Some parts can be cycled.
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Fife Coastal Path
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The path goes through picturesque villages and towns, along rugged cliffs and beaches, estuaries and wildlife. Clearly marked and can be done in small bits or long distance. Some parts can be cycled.
Golf course and micro distillery for tours and sampling of whiskies.
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Kingsbarns
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Golf course and micro distillery for tours and sampling of whiskies.
Nice walk
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Sæti Artúrs
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Nice walk
40 minutes drive.
Scotscraig Golf Club
40 minutes drive.
Balcomie course is a true links designed by Old Tom. Once played, you will want to keep coming back. The Craighead is equally enchanting with sea views. Both a real test of golf ability.
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Crail Golfing Society
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Balcomie course is a true links designed by Old Tom. Once played, you will want to keep coming back. The Craighead is equally enchanting with sea views. Both a real test of golf ability.
True links course where Open qualifiers are played. One not to be missed.
Lundin Golf Club
9 Golf Rd
True links course where Open qualifiers are played. One not to be missed.
Links course which hosts two separate golf clubs. However, easy to book and a cheaper alternative to Lundin links, just over the wall. The course quality is fabulous.
Leven Golfing Society
Links course which hosts two separate golf clubs. However, easy to book and a cheaper alternative to Lundin links, just over the wall. The course quality is fabulous.
Approx 40 minutes drive. Championship golf courses. One of the ten oldest golf clubs in the world.
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Carnoustie Golf Links
20 Links Parade
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Approx 40 minutes drive. Championship golf courses. One of the ten oldest golf clubs in the world.
Golf was introduced to the United Statesin 1888 by two members of Dunfermline Golf Club!
Dunfermline Golf Club
Golf was introduced to the United Statesin 1888 by two members of Dunfermline Golf Club!
Walks on the Lomond Hills which is steeped in history from the end of the ice age to the present day.
Benarty Hill
Walks on the Lomond Hills which is steeped in history from the end of the ice age to the present day.
The castle internally is furnished with original artefacts and furniture. A favourite with children is the nursery. Lovely place.
Kellie Castle Gardens
The castle internally is furnished with original artefacts and furniture. A favourite with children is the nursery. Lovely place.
Quaint working fishing village with a harbour where you can see seals close-up. A great place to take a Scottish fish supper away from the busier village of Anstruther.
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Pittenweem
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Quaint working fishing village with a harbour where you can see seals close-up. A great place to take a Scottish fish supper away from the busier village of Anstruther.
There are numerous small pubs and eateries, all offering local fayre. The village is steeped in history with many wee cottage craft shops supporting local artists. The waterfall walk is a must.
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Falkland
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There are numerous small pubs and eateries, all offering local fayre. The village is steeped in history with many wee cottage craft shops supporting local artists. The waterfall walk is a must.
Food Scene
Chinese Buffet restaurant. Very tasty food.
Beijing Banquet
Chinese Buffet restaurant. Very tasty food.
Great food in restaurant. Has a bar space through the back where there are karaoke nights etc.
Foxton Bar and Grill
Great food in restaurant. Has a bar space through the back where there are karaoke nights etc.
amazing food
Pane E Vino
3 Hunter St
amazing food
Famous award-winning fish and chips restaurant / take-away. A favourite with local-residents and tourists alike! Plus if it is a nice day, there's a lovely harbour to sit at to eat your meal.
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Anstruther Fish Bar
42 - 44 Shore St
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Famous award-winning fish and chips restaurant / take-away. A favourite with local-residents and tourists alike! Plus if it is a nice day, there's a lovely harbour to sit at to eat your meal.
good food
The Fettykil Fox
good food
Laid-back family pub/restaurant chain serving classic dishes and international favourites.
Bankhead Gate Brewers Fayre
Laid-back family pub/restaurant chain serving classic dishes and international favourites.
For fast food.
McDonald's
For fast food.
Pizza Hut, McDonald's, Frankie & Benny's, Chiquito, Tony Macaroni, Nando's, Bella Italia, Brewer's Fayre, KFC, Eastern Buffet, Costa Coffee, Odeon Cinema, Bowling
Fife Leisure Park
Pizza Hut, McDonald's, Frankie & Benny's, Chiquito, Tony Macaroni, Nando's, Bella Italia, Brewer's Fayre, KFC, Eastern Buffet, Costa Coffee, Odeon Cinema, Bowling
Michelin star restuarant - a hallmark of fine dining quality.
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The Peat Inn Restaurant with Rooms
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Michelin star restuarant - a hallmark of fine dining quality.
Michelin star restaurant - a hallmark of fine dining quality.
Sangster's
51 High Street
Michelin star restaurant - a hallmark of fine dining quality.
Shopping
Shopping centre. Open 9am-5:30pm Monday-Saturday and 10am-4pm Sunday. Also has the main bus station for Glenrothes with busses from here to Dundee, Glasgow, Edinburgh etc.
Kingdom Shopping Centre
14/16 Lyon Way
Shopping centre. Open 9am-5:30pm Monday-Saturday and 10am-4pm Sunday. Also has the main bus station for Glenrothes with busses from here to Dundee, Glasgow, Edinburgh etc.
Shopping!
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Princes Street
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Shopping!
An award-winning family run farm, restaurant, deli and retail shop situated three miles from Kinross – easily accessible from all over Scotland, within just a few miles of the M90.
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Loch Leven's Larder
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An award-winning family run farm, restaurant, deli and retail shop situated three miles from Kinross – easily accessible from all over Scotland, within just a few miles of the M90.
Organic Farm shop & cafe.
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Pillars Of Hercules Organic Farm Shop & Cafe
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Organic Farm shop & cafe.
Sightseeing
Experience a day in the life of the Stuart monarchs at Falkland Palace, their country residence for 200 years – and a favourite place of Mary, Queen of Scots. Home of the very first tennis court.
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Falkland Palace & Garden
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Experience a day in the life of the Stuart monarchs at Falkland Palace, their country residence for 200 years – and a favourite place of Mary, Queen of Scots. Home of the very first tennis court.
A leading landmark situated right in the centre of the beautiful city of Edinburgh. Well worth a visit. Amazing views. In August, it is home to the Military Tattoo. Well worth a watch - buy tickets!
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Edinburgh Castle
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A leading landmark situated right in the centre of the beautiful city of Edinburgh. Well worth a visit. Amazing views. In August, it is home to the Military Tattoo. Well worth a watch - buy tickets!
Full of Scottish tourist shops. In August, during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, it hosts hundreds of street performances - well worth a watch.
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High Street
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Full of Scottish tourist shops. In August, during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, it hosts hundreds of street performances - well worth a watch.
Amazing experience.
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The Edinburgh Dungeon
31 Market St
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Amazing experience.
Relaxed place to sit with some lunch (if it is a nice day). Perfect for a spot of photography, with views over the city and beyond.
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Calton Hill
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Relaxed place to sit with some lunch (if it is a nice day). Perfect for a spot of photography, with views over the city and beyond.
Historically significant castle approached by boat ride! It's a nicely atmospheric one which is aided by the terrible story of Mary Queen of Scots' imprisonment here and the rest of it's rich history
Lochleven Castle
Historically significant castle approached by boat ride! It's a nicely atmospheric one which is aided by the terrible story of Mary Queen of Scots' imprisonment here and the rest of it's rich history
Explore 5 decks of this ship with an audio guide & learn all about the luxury that carried the Royal Family a million miles over 40 years! It's so big there was even a Rolls-Royce for driving on board
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Royal Yacht Britannia
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Explore 5 decks of this ship with an audio guide & learn all about the luxury that carried the Royal Family a million miles over 40 years! It's so big there was even a Rolls-Royce for driving on board
The Palace of Holyroodhouse, the official residence in Scotland of Her Majesty The Queen, stands against the spectacular backdrop of Arthur's Seat.
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Palace of Holyroodhouse
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The Palace of Holyroodhouse, the official residence in Scotland of Her Majesty The Queen, stands against the spectacular backdrop of Arthur's Seat.
Impressive.
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The National Wallace Monument
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Impressive.
One of the largest equine sculptures in the world, standing 30 metres (100 feet) tall. They are the brain-child of sculptor Andy Scott, and will be the largest public artworks in Scotland.
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The Helix: Home of The Kelpies
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One of the largest equine sculptures in the world, standing 30 metres (100 feet) tall. They are the brain-child of sculptor Andy Scott, and will be the largest public artworks in Scotland.
A day out with a difference and accessible to everyone! Boat trips, a cafe, gift shop, children's activity zone, water play park & mini-canal, waterwalkerz, canoeing, bike hire and woodland walks.
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The Falkirk Wheel
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A day out with a difference and accessible to everyone! Boat trips, a cafe, gift shop, children's activity zone, water play park & mini-canal, waterwalkerz, canoeing, bike hire and woodland walks.
An excellent example of the Uk's rich culture and heritage and proudly symbolises Scotland's place in the world as pioneers of construction. Also a lovely spot for photography.
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Forth Road Bridge
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An excellent example of the Uk's rich culture and heritage and proudly symbolises Scotland's place in the world as pioneers of construction. Also a lovely spot for photography.
Visit the crowning place of the King of Scots at Scone Palace. The 5 star stately home in Perthshire Scotland.
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Scone Palace
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Visit the crowning place of the King of Scots at Scone Palace. The 5 star stately home in Perthshire Scotland.
Lovely.
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Scotland's Secret Bunker
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Lovely.