A photo gallery of towns and countryside in Fife, Scotland

Copyright 2009-2011 Elisabeth Seviour All rights reserved

 

 
 

Dunfermline town hall viewed from the Abbey grounds

Dunfermline Town Hall viewed from the Abbey grounds

 

 

Dunfermline Abbey in winter

Dunfermline Abbey

 

 

The Abbot House, Dunfermline

The Abbot House, Dunfermline

 

 

West Wemyss harbour in Fife

The harbour, West Wemyss

 

 

 

West Wemyss harbour and village viewed from the Fife Coastal Footpath

West Wemyss viewed from the Fife Coastal Footpath

 

 

 

Halloween revellers, High Street, Dunfermline

Halloween revellers, High Street, Dunfermline

 

 

 

The Mercat cross with a unicorn atop, Dunfermline, Fife

The Mercat Cross, High Street, Dunfermline

 

 

 

Guildhall Street, Dunfermline

Guildhall Street, Dunfermline

 

 

 

 

Poppies near the allotments, Inverkeithing

Poppies near the allotments, Inverkeithing

 

 

 

The Boy in the Train poem by Mary Campbell Smith - displayed in the Kirkcaldy railway station waiting room.

Note the dialect it's written in. Today still, Fife has it's own version of the English language

 

 

Inverkeithing Harbour from the library gardens

Inverkeithing Harbour from the library gardens

 

 

 

Dusk in the Maygate, Dunfermline

Dusk in the Maygate, Dunfermline

 

 

 

The sports ground Inverkeithing with Edinburgh in the distance

The sports ground Inverkeithing with Edinburgh in the distance

 

 

 

 

Photo of the museum house in Pittencrief Park, Dunfermline

Pittencrief House, Dunfermline

 

 

 

 

A public garden near Dunfermline Abbey

 

 

 

 

View across the River Forth towards Edinburgh, seen from West Wemyss, Fife

View from West Wemyss across the River Forth towards Edinburgh - Arthur's Seat is just visible on the other side.

 

 

 

 

 

Dysart harbour looking across the Forth towards Cramond Island and Edinburgh.

 

 

 

 

View south from Dunfermline heights with Edinburgh and the Pentland hills in the distance

View south from Dunfermline heights with Edinburgh and the Pentland hills in the distance

 

 

 

 

North Queensferry lower village and harbour viewed from the departing Rosyth Zeebrugge ferry

North Queensferry lower village and harbour viewed from the departing Rosyth Zeebrugge ferry

 

 

 

North Queensferry lower village viewed from under the Forth Rail Bridge

North Queensferry lower village viewed from under the Forth Rail Bridge

 

 

 

 

Looking through the structure of the Forth Rail Bridge

Looking through the structure of the Forth Rail Bridge

 

 

 

Northcraig Cottage is in the centre of this picture, the Forth Rail Bridge Viaduct is the structure above

Northcraig Cottage is in the centre of this picture, the Forth Rail Bridge Viaduct is the structure above

 

 

 

 

 

Steam train, Inverkeithing, Fife

The Great Britain III steam train approaching the Forth Rail Bridge from Inverkeithing Fife on 14 April 2010. It is heading for Edinburgh Waverly station on its way back to London after

9-day trip around Britain. The train is being pulled by 70013 Oliver Cromwell steam locomotive - Photo by Dave Edmondston, a member of Edinburgh Meetup Digital Photography Group.

 

 

 

 

North Queensferry West Bay and Forth Road Bridge on a hazy day

North Queensferry West Bay and Forth Road Bridge on a hazy day

 

 

 

 

Interior of Dunfermline Abbey

Interior of Dunfermline Abbey

 

 

 

 

Photo of Pittencrief Park, Dunfermline

Pittencrief Park, Dunfermline

 

 

 

 

Colourful street performers, Dunfermline

Colourful street performers, Dunfermline

 

 

 

 

Bluebells in The Glen, Dunfermline

Bluebells in The Glen, Dunfermline

 

 

 

 

Plaque describing the battle of Inverkeithing

The Battle of Inverkeithing 1651 - Oliver Cromwell versus the Scottish Royalist army under King Charles 2nd.

This plaque is located at the rear of the Ferrytoll Park and Ride building, Inverkeithing.

 

 

 

 

Statue of Andrew Carnegie in Pittencrief Park, Dunfermline

Statue of Andrew Carnegie in Pittencrief Park, Dunfermline

 

 

 

 

Andrew Carnegie's initials in gold on the gates of Pittencrief Park, Dunfermline

Andrew Carnegie's initials in gold on the gates of Pittencrief Park, Dunfermline

 

 

 

 

Bus in the fog, Dunfermline

Bus in the fog, Dunfermline

 

 

 

 

 

View East from Preston Island, Forth Road and Rail Bridges in the far distance

View looking east from Preston Island, Forth Road and Rail Bridges in the far distance

 

 

 

 

A view looking east from a hilltop north of Burntisland, Fife towards the Forth Islands, Fidra, Craigleith and the Bass Rock

A view looking east from a hilltop north of Burntisland - Berwick Law, Fidra Island, Craigleith Island and the Bass Rock in the far distance

 

 

 

 

Lighthouse, mid-channel of River Forth, Edinburgh silhouetted in the background

Lighthouse, mid-channel of River Forth, Edinburgh silhouetted in the background

 

 

 

 

Distant view of Dunfermline across snowy fields

Distant view of Dunfermline across snowy fields

 

 

 

 

Winter landscape west of Dunfermline

Winter landscape west of Dunfermline

 

 

 

 

Two swans flew right over my head, near Puddledub, Fife

Walking up to Puddledub, two swans flew above my head, their wings beating a loud, rhythmic 'whoosh'.

 

 

 

 

Gothic school architecture Dunfermline

Gothic architecture, school Dunfermline

 

 

 

 

Ancient dovecot, Pittencrief Park Dunfermline

Ancient dovecot, Pittencrief Park Dunfermline

 

 

 

 

A ruined keep within the grounds of the Wemyss Estate, West Wemyss

A ruined keep, Chapel Gardens, West Wemyss

 

 

 

 

Carved detail on the Council Chambers Dunfermline

Carved detail on the Council Chambers Dunfermline

 

 

 

 

Plaque in Queen Annes Street Dunfermline about the plague

This plaque is in Queen Anne Street Dunfermline, near to the new bus station. 'Plague and pestilence' in Dunfermline is echoed in the names of other parts of the town.

 

 

 

 

 

Plaque about King Charles the first of Scotland

King Charles the first of Scotland was born in Dunfermline on 19 November 1600 - 510 years ago, almost to the day! He was crowned king at the age of 15.

Although denounced as a 'tyrant, traitor and murderer' and executed in London, his remains were nevertheless interred at Windsor Castle, a residence of the present Queen Elisabeth.

 

 

 

 

Dunfermline Abbey on a bright Novembe morning

Dunfermline Abbey on a bright November morning. The lettering on the tower reads ''Robert The Bruce King'.

 

 

 

 

Pittencrief Park, winter.jpg

Pittencrief Park, winter

 

 

 

 

Muddy entrance to field near Craigluscar, Fife

Winter fields near Craigluscar, Fife

 

 

 

 

hills north of Burntisland, Fife - looking east

The bumpy landscape north of Burntisland, Fife, looking east.

 

 

 

 

 

red berries in Pittencrief Park, Dunfermline

Berries

 

 

 

 

Rose hips and autumn leaves

Rose hips and autumn leaves

 

 

 

 

Entrance to a lane near Craigluscar, Fife

 

 

 

 

 

8 peacocks wander freely through the parks and streets of Dunfermline

Peacocks - for many years an unusual sight in Dunfermline parks and streets

 

 

 

 

Winter woodland, Fife

Winter woodland path

 

 

 

 

A burn near Auchtertool, Fife

A fast-flowing burn near Auchtertool, Fife in the spring.

 

 

 

 

Looking north to Benarty hill in Kinross shire

A country lane near Puddledub, looking north to Benarty Hill in Kinross shire

 

 

 

 

Benarty Hill viewed from near Loch Leven

Benarty Hill viewed from near Loch Leven

 

 

 

 

 

View looking East from Preston Island near Culross across the River Forth, with distant Pentland Hills

View looking east from Preston Island near Culross across the River Forth, with distant Pentland Hills

 

 

 

 

Dusk over Dunfermline Town Hall

Dusk over Dunfermline

 

 

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