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
Dec 2017
31st Oct 2017 until 31st Dec 2017
Early bird offers for 2018 Passes at Knockhill Racing buy Oct £20 OFF 2018 prices buy November £10 OFF 2018 prices. 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
Feb 2018
25th Feb 2018
On Sunday 25th February 2018, the season will start with one of the most spectacular events that Knockhill hosts, with the 8th running of the Grant Construction Rally. It is a unique, single-venue ral... read more
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