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Culross is in Fife. Culross is a charming village some 10 miles west of Dunfermline, in Fife. It has a palace, abbey and many fine and restored buildings from the 16th and 17th century.

Get in[edit]

File:General view of Culross

8 miles west of Dunfermline and 11 miles east of Falkirk. It is easily reached from Edinburgh and Glasgow, and is well worth a one day trip.

By Bus[edit]

Buses run every hour or so from Dunfermline and Stirling. Stagecoach 78 takes about half an hour from Dunfermline. There are connections at Dunfermline from Edinburgh.

By Train[edit]

The nearest station is Dunfermline.

Get around[edit]

Map of Culross


  • 1 The Palace, Study and Town House. These are open afternoons only between Mid-March and the end of October. in the care of the National Trust for Scotland. . The restored town is a rare example of a 17th-century burgh. Culross Palace (Q5193119) on Wikidata Culross Palace on Wikipedia
  • 2 Dunimarle Castle. ruin Dunimarle Castle (Q5315297) on Wikidata Dunimarle Castle on Wikipedia
  • 3 Culross Abbey. runis of an abbey founded in 1217 together with a church which is still in use. Culross Abbey (Q1687459) on Wikidata Culross Abbey on Wikipedia




  • Bessie's Cafe, Main Street (Next to Culross Palace), +44 7742537301. weekdays 9:00 - 16:00, weekends 9:00 - 17:00.
  • 1 Biscuit Cafe, Sandhaven. daily 10:00 - 17:00. Cafe, pottery and gallery.



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