If you are looking for a destination that has a lot to offer in terms of architecture, Scottish history, spectacular scenery and a myriad of activities to get stuck into, then a Dunfermline & West Fife holiday is an obvious choice. A Dunfermline & West Fife holiday rental cottage offers visitors the chance to relax and de-stress in beautiful surroundings as well as providing all of the comforts of home. This holiday destination will leave you with some wonderful memories and experiences that you will never forget.
Visitors who have booked a Dunfermline & West Fife holiday rental cottage will find that there are plenty of activities and attractions to fill their time. Amongst the outdoor activities available in the area is horse riding, cycling, tennis, golf, walking, ice skating, bird watching, hiking, fishing,, sailing, swimming and water skiing. If you still have enough energy after all that there are great attractions just waiting to be seen, including the Royal Palace of Dunfermline. Located in the large town of Dunfermline itself, the palace was used by many Scottish monarchs in the past. Adjoined to the significant Dunfermline Abbey, visitors can see the burial place of the renowned Scottish monarch, Robert the Bruce. The palace was also the birthplace of King Charles I. For those who love motorsports, the town is home to the famous Knockhill Racing Circuit which regularly holds motor vehicle races.
If you can prise yourself away from your comfortable Dunfermline & West Fife holiday rental cottage, then there are some great places to visit nearby. The historic and significant town of Stirling lies 40 minutes away and is a great place to learn about Scottish history. Undoubtedly, Stirling Castle that sits atop a volcanic crag should be top of your list. The castle has parts that date back to the 14th century, has been the setting of at least 8 sieges and has seen several Scottish Kings and Queens crowned within its walls. Also of interest in the town and the area surrounding Stirling are the Wallace Monument, Blair Drummond Safari Park and the Old Town Jail.
If you are considering booking a Dunfermline & West Fife holiday rental cottage then you will be pleased to hear that you can expect to experience warm summers and cool winters. The daytime temperature during the summer months of July and August reach as high as 26°C. The colder months of December and January see the daytime temperature fall to around 7°C. The average rainfall per month for the area is 42 inches.
Travellers on a Dunfermline & West Fife holiday will likely arrive at Edinburgh airport (EDI) which is under a half hour's journey from the area. Air operators such as Flybe, easyJet, British Airways and BMIbaby offer affordable, regular flights to the area. Passengers can depart from various UK airports including Manchester (MAN), Heathrow (LHR), London Gatwick (LGW), Leeds (LBA) and Cardiff (CWL).