Present-day Dunfermline

The City Remembers

Robert the Bruce statue

BRUCE STREET

Named after KING ROBERT THE BRUCE.

DOUGLAS STREET

Named after Sir James Douglas 'the Good Sir James' - fought with Bruce at Bannockburn. He took Bruce's heart to Spain en route to the Holy Land where he was killed in Granada bearing it into battle 1330.

RANDOLPH STREET OR SQUARE

Named after Sir Thomas Randolph, Earl of Moray, fought with Bruce at Bannockburn. Captured Edinburgh Castle 1314. Bruce's nephew and Guardian of Scotland in 1329. Died 1332. Buried in Dunfermline Abbey.

 


 

Dunfermline Links

Below are links to resources and information about present-day Dunfermline.

Visit Dunfermline

Dunfermline Abbey - dedicated website for Dunfermline's iconic Abbey.

Historic Scotland visitor information for Dunfermline Palace and Dunfermline Abbey.

Downloadable Visitor Guide for Dunfermline and West Fife

Abbot House - A Dunfermline-based Heritage Centre, covering almost 1,000 years of Scottish history.

Visit Fife - site providing general tourist information for the Fife region.

Wikipedia entry for Dunfermline

Wikipedia pages for local places of interest: Pittencrieff Park ~ Dunfermline Palace ~ Dunfermline Abbey

Dunfermline City Chambers

The ciy chambers have been a symbolic centre of communication for Dunfermline over the years.

Dunfermline city chambers