Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Dunfermline

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


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 vacation 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 center:

  • 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 traveler 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 center:

  • 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)

Traveling to and around Dunfermline

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 9.3 mi (15 km) from the city center. 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 around Dunfermline?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,073 holiday lettings near Dunfermline. From 231 Houses to 1,740 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Dunfermline area.

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: 2,246 holiday homes
  • Abbot House: 2,244 holiday homes
  • Rosyth Station: 2,169 holiday homes
  • Deep Sea World: 2,185 holiday homes
  • Dunfermline North Queensferry Station: 2,167 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Dunfermline! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations 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 lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Perth: 475 holiday lettings
  • Peebles: 129 holiday lettings
  • Falkirk: 305 holiday lettings
  • Edinburgh: 2,076 holiday lettings
  • Auchterarder: 344 holiday lettings

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Dunfermline?

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

  • Pittencrieff Park: 2,246 holiday rentals
  • Abbot House: 2,244 holiday rentals
  • Rosyth Station: 2,169 holiday rentals
  • Deep Sea World: 2,185 holiday rentals
  • Dunfermline North Queensferry Station: 2,167 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 accommodations.