Guide to Dunfermline

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About Dunfermline

Dunfermline, Scottish Gaelic: Dùn Phàrlain) is a town and former Royal Burgh in Fife, Scotland, on high ground 3 miles (4.8 km) from the northern shore of the Firth of Forth. According to a 2008 estimate, Dunfermline has a population of 46,430, making it the second-biggest settlement in Fife. Part of the town's name comes from the Gaelic word, "dun" which translates as a fortified hill. The other parts, "ferm" and "lyn" are unclear, although "ferm" may have been an alternative name for the Tower Burn and "lyn", a pool or casade. Together, this may suggest the site of a fortification between the Ferm Burn and the Lyne Burn to the south. (Improve this description or add photos)

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Dec 2016
Dec 2017
19th Dec 2016 until 31st Dec 2017
Enjoy all the motorsport action at Knockhill this year by purchasing one of our event season passes (Adult, Concession and Family). With three types – 2Wheel, 4Wheel and Gold – there’s a pass suitable... read more
Oct 2017
8th Oct 2017
Scottish Championship Car Racing organised by the SMRC, has a superb range of racing classes, a super-slick racing format with around 18 races to entertain you during an action-packed afternoon. It's ... read more
Oct 2017
15th Oct 2017
We begin the countdown to the winter break with our Hot Hatch Trackday and Four Flags Car Show on Sunday 15th October. Along with the Hot Hatch track action, clubs from all over Scotland have entered ... read more
Dec 2017
10th Dec 2017
Traditionally the last Trackday of the year offers ample opportunity to get your final Tracktime fix of the year; you can fine-tune all those skills you've honed throughout the year in readiness for ... read more
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