New Homes in Dunfermline
Live the life
Located in Fife, Dunfermline is a thriving town with lots to see and do in the local area. From ancient abbeys to beaches, castles and sports facilities, your new home in Dunfermline is close to lots of great attractions. Combined with good transport links for commuters, Dunfermline could be the right choice for you and your family.
Things to see and do
There are lots of historic attractions in and around Dunfermline, from the 15th century Abbot House to Dunfermline Abbey, the Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum and Pittencrieff House Museum. Blackness Castle and Lochleven Castle are also nearby, where you can find out more about the area in times gone by.
If you’re moving to Dunfermline with kids, there are lots of family-friendly places of interest within driving distance of the town, including Lochore Meadows Country Park, Deep Sea World and Polmonthill Ski Centre.
When you’re in the mood for some fresh air, Aberdour Silver Sands is ideal for a coastal walk, while Dunfermline Golf Club, Canmore Golf Club and East End Park stadium are also nearby.
For families with school-age children, there are lots of schools to choose from in the local area including Commercial Primary School, St Margaret’s R C Primary School, Dunfermline High School and Woodmill High School.
If you or your children are thinking about studying for a degree, the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Napier University and St Andrews University are all within commuting distance of Dunfermline, so you won’t have to travel far for top-rated higher education.
Getting to Dunfermline
Whether you’re travelling to see friends and family or commuting for work, Dunfermline is well-connected by road and rail. The M90 and Forth Road Bridge are nearby, while Dunfermline Town station has regular services to Edinburgh Waverley.
Dunfermline is a 35 minute train journey from Edinburgh, or 40 minutes by car, while the drive from Glasgow takes 50 minutes, and the journey from Perth via the M90 takes around 35 minutes.
If you’re going abroad or taking a domestic flight, Edinburgh is only a 20 minute drive away from Dunfermline. If you’re travelling to London, the flight from Edinburgh Airport takes just one hour 10 minutes.