Places to Visit
There is so much to see and do for all ages and abilities. Our central location provides easy access to all major cities and attractions

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Places To Visit

Our venue is located next to some spectacular places splashed with history. All offering the potential for a great day out. We have named some of our favourites below.

Culross (less than one mile away)

Culross

http://www.nts.org.uk/Property/Royal-Burgh-of-Culross/

The Royal Burgh of Culross is certainly worth a visit, a town that time has passed by. Spend time exploring the cobbled streets, the village is full of character and was one of the locations used to film the TV series ‘Outlander’.

Dunfermline (7 miles)

Dunfermline

https://www.visitscotland.com/info/towns-villages/dunfermline-p239021

There are a wide number of historical venues such as the Royal Palace, a 12th century Abbey (which is the final resting place of Robert the Bruce and the burial site of 11 other Scottish kings and queens).

The Falkirk Wheel and The Kelpies (14 miles)

The Falkirk Wheel and The Kelpies

https://www.scottishcanals.co.uk/falkirk-wheel/

http://www.thehelix.co.uk/things-to-do/the-kelpies/

The Falkirk Wheel is an exceptional feat of modern engineering and is already being recognised as an inspirational sculpture for the 21st Century and The Kelpies are the world’s largest equine sculptures.

Queensferry (14 miles)

Queensferry

https://www.visitscotland.com/info/towns-villages/south-queensferry-p240281

http://www.deepseaworld.com/

North and South Queensferry are situated either side of the great Forth Estuary, come and admire the Forth Bridges that cross over to Fife, the railway bridge now being a World Heritage Site or spend time exploring Deep Sea World.

 

Bo’Ness (17 miles)

Bo’Ness

http://www.srps.org.uk/railway/

Central Scotland’s Steam Railway by the Firth of Forth

Loch Leven (25 miles)

Loch Leven

http://www.lochlevenheritagetrail.co.uk/

The loch is famous for its connections to Mary Queen of Scots and as Scotland’s largest lowland freshwater loch. Loch Leven Heritage Trail is a unique trail linking natural, historic and cultural heritage around Loch Leven, it is 21km in length and is level and barrier-free for most of its length.

Edinburgh (22 miles)

Edinburgh

http://edinburgh.org/

http://edinburghzoo.org.uk

Scotland’s Capital with Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, Botanical Gardens, Edinburgh Zoo, museums and many other attractions.

Perth (39 miles)

Perth

https://www.visitscotland.com/destinations-maps/perth/

Scotland’s ancient capital for five centuries, the ‘Fair City’ of Perth is now the country’s newest city. Bustling, compact and beautifully situated on the banks of the River Tay.

St Andrews (45 miles)

St Andrews

https://www.visitscotland.com/destinations-maps/st-andrews/

Standing proudly on the east coast of Scotland, the historic town of St Andrews is a jewel in the crown of Fife. Offering panoramic views out across the North Sea, St Andrews is famous for its historic university, medieval streets, gorgeous traditional buildings and, of course, its world famous golf courses.

Stirling (17 miles)

Stirling

http://www.destinationstirling.com/see-do/stirling-attractions/

http://www.argatyredkites.co.uk/

http://www.blairdrummond.com/

http://briarlandsfarm.co.uk/

Stirling is a vibrant Scottish city, home to many of Scotland’s top attractions including Stirling Castle, Bannockburn and The National Wallace Monument. Enjoy a family day out at Blair Drummond Safari Park, Briarlands Farm or take time to visit the Red Kite centre at Argaty.

Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park (32 miles)

Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park

http://www.lochlomond-trossachs.org/

Enjoy a breathtaking view. An exhilarating ride. Or a moment on the loch shore.

Glasgow (30 miles)

Glasgow

https://peoplemakeglasgow.com/

http://www.glasgowsciencecentre.org/

One of Europe’s most vibrant and dynamic cities, that’s been voted the world’s friendliest city.

Glasgow Science Centre is Scotland’s must-see visitor attraction presenting concepts of science and technology in unique and inspiring ways.

We have had a fantastic time at The Den at Culross. The cottage is cosy, peaceful and idylic, surrounded by stunning views and fantastic wildlife, it is a perfect place to explore, relax and escape.
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