There has been a centre of Christian Worship on the site of Dunfermline Abbey for over a thousand years. The current congregation recognises its role and responsibility in maintaining the Abbey Church of Dunfermline as a place of worship, and also as a Church which plays a major role in the life of the town of Dunfermline.Make Dunfermline Abbey and Palace a part of your Dunfermline vacation plans using our Dunfermline trip maker tool .
Those wishing to visit the Abbey Church will find that it is open at the times detailed from April - October. From November to March, those wishing to visit are asked to make contact through the website to see if arrangements can be made.
Dunfermline Abbey and Palace Reviews
Beautiful Abbey and Palace. The burial place if the body of Robert The Bruce. Many Scottish Royalty were buried here at one time. The stained glass, pipe organ, wood work are breathtaking. The guide i... more »
The palace is not much to see that you cannot see from the outside but your ticket also gets you into the church which, in the old back section, is Norman. Really interesting. The front section is cur... more »
Beautiful location steeped in history. Definitely worth a look in for the history of the building. Also a fantastic wedding venue!
Historic site The Abbey Church is separate from the ruined Abbey, occupying the east end of the former Abbey Church. Lots of interesting features, lovely carved pulpit, good 20th century stained glass windows, and a newly installed window by the Tiffany studio that was commissioned by Andrew Carnegie but originally rejected by the Church. Friendly and knowledgeable guides help answer questions.
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