Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Dunfermline

Enjoy the museums and other features of Dunfermline. This city is welcoming and walkable, recognised for its gardens, golfing and island views. Murrayfield Stadium and Royal Yacht Britannia are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, 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 holiday 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 centre:

  • 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 features

Exploring the natural features in Dunfermline

Whether you're an adventurous traveller 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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Dunfermline

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 9.3 mi (15 km) from the city centre. 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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Dunfermline?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,898 holiday lettings around Dunfermline. From 1,584 flats & apartments to 129 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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 travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Dalgety Bay: 1,621 holiday homes
  • Culross: 122 holiday homes
  • Rosyth Station: 1,934 holiday homes
  • Inverkeithing: 1,631 holiday homes
  • Pittencrieff Park: 2,188 holiday homes 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:

  • Edinburgh: 1,366 holiday lettings
  • Cupar: 604 holiday lettings
  • Perth: 489 holiday lettings
  • Bathgate: 159 holiday lettings
  • Stirling: 176 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? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Dunfermline. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Rosyth Station: 1,934 holiday rentals
  • Pittencrieff Park: 2,188 holiday rentals
  • Dunfermline North Queensferry Station: 1,937 holiday rentals
  • Dunfermline Abbey: 1,495 holiday rentals
  • Dunfermline Town Station: 2,231 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Dunfermline listed on 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.

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