Dunfermline listed in “top 10 incredible historical towns in UK”!

Dunfermline listed in “top 10 incredible historical towns in UK”!

We are delighted to see Dunfermline featuring in The Culture Trip’s top 10 incredible historical towns in the United Kingdom – as it should!

Dunfermline’s roots are believed by historians to stretch back to the Bronze Age, but its growth as a town began with the reign of Malcolm III and the foundation by his wife Saint Margaret of Dunfermline Abbey in the 11th century. From then until the 16th century, the town was the capital of Scotland and the centre of royal power. In the great Romanesque Abbeylie the remains of many medieval kings of Scotland, including those of Robert the Bruce. Just next door are the ruins of the Palace, once a great centre of learning and culture in the Renaissance and the home of the great poet Robert Henryson.

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