Kirkcaldy is an interesting place to visit with historical buildings, good leisure facilities and lovely coastal scenery, as well as being a short distance from the city of Edinburgh. The Adam Smith Theatre offers plenty of entertainment, with shows including drama, music, comedy and dance and opera and as well as films. There’s a large selection of restaurants in the town and serve a wide range of cuisines, and for nightlife, the town has a good choice of pubs and bars.
On a shopping trip, you’ll find all you need, and includes the Mercat Shopping Centre and Postings Shopping Centre. For business, conference venues in the town include those at the Adam Smith Theatre and the Dunnikier House Hotel, and Edinburgh Airport is the nearest major airport.
Kirkcaldy Car Hire
Wherever you are in Kirkcaldy, it’s guaranteed that you’ll to get a car from one of the leading suppliers who provide Kirkcaldy car hire services, you can choose from many of the suppliers including Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Firefly, Hertz, InterRent, Sixt and others.
Here are some ideas for places to visit in Kirkcaldy:
Kirkcaldy Galleries includes a museum and gallery where you can see a range of exhibits relating to the history of Kirkcaldy from prehistory to present. There’s a lovely collection of Kirkcaldy pottery, and the Museum also has temporary exhibitions to enjoy, and there’s also a cafe and a gift shop.
This is an lovely Victorian park to visit where you can enjoy the colourful gardens and boating lake, along with woodlands where you can have a peaceful stroll. The Park has a range of facilities to use, such as bowling, football and rugby and there are play areas for children.
The Harbourmaster’s House
Situated by the charming Dysart Harbour, the Harbourmaster’s House was built in the 1700’s and is the base of the Fife Coast and Countryside Trust. Here you can learn all you need to know about the Fife Coastal Path, which is a lovely walk, and you can also learn about the history of the area.
You can visit the ruins of this Catagory A listed 15th century castle, which was ordered to be built by James II for Queen Mary of Guelders, although the King did not live to see its construction. The Castle was later passed by James III to William Sinclair who finished the building. You can come and look around the outside of the Castle and see the impressive frontal wall, built as a defense against artillery, and the deep ditch, and you can have great views from the Castle across the surrounding area.
Fife Ice Arena
You can come and enjoy a session of ice skating at this Arena, a good way to keep fit and have fun at the same time, and on Friday evenings you can have fun at the ice disco here. The Arena is also home to the Fife Flyers Ice Hockey Team and hosts regular events.
Map of Kirkcaldy, click the directions icon to open a larger map for driving directions from Kirkcaldy to any other location.