Burntisland

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Burntisland [1] is a coastal town with a population of 6000 in the kingdom of Fife, Scotland.

Get in

Train

Burntisland is on the "Fife Circle" train line from Edinburgh. Trains from Edinburgh take 35 minutes, and there are often 2 per hour.

Get around

The main sites can be explored on foot.

See

  • Museum of Communication[2] 131 High Street KY3 9AA Saturday and Wednesday May - Sept. Exhibition changes every year - Great Scots who changed the World for 2009.
  • Burntisland Heritage Trust. An exhibition of town history is held in the Burgh Chambers on the High Street on Wed-Sun in summer. Also a good place to ask for general tourist information.
  • St Columba's Church opened in 1594 and has an interesting painted interior (open summer Saturdays). It was the first church to be built in Scotland after the Reformation.
  • Beach with Promenade next to The Links.
  • Rossend Castle. See this from the outside only as it is now occupied by a firm of architects.

Do

  • Go to the Fair in Summer on The Links.
  • Walk the Fife Coastal Path[3].
  • Go for a swim at the Beacon Leisure Centre[4].

Buy

Eat

  • Excellent fish and chips are to be had at Romanos on the High Street.
  • There's decent basic food at the Ramblers Rest deli.

Drink

The town is well serviced by hotels and bars catering to all tastes commensurate with the standing of a Fife coastal town.

Sleep

  • Burntisland Sands Hotel [5] Lochies Road 01592 872230
  • Kingswood Hotel [6] Kinghorn Road, near Burntisland, Fife KY3 9LL 01592 872329.


Get out


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