New Homes in Kirkcaldy
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Located on the Fife coast in the east of Scotland, Kirkcaldy is a vibrant town and home of the longest street fair in Europe. Located just a short distance away from Edinburgh and within easy reach of Dundee, new homes in Kirkcaldy are popular with house buyer’s right across the generations and especially commuters.
Kirkcaldy has good transport links by road, with the A92 running just north of the town. The A190 and A192 are also close, providing easy access to neighbouring towns and cities. Kirkcaldy has its own train and bus station, ensuring public transport is frequent and convenient.
Edinburgh is 50 minutes away from Kirkcaldy by car, travelling via the Forth Road Bridge. There are also a number of rail services to the capital, with each taking around 40 minutes from Kirkcaldy train station to Edinburgh Waverley. Travelling north, Dundee is 45 minutes away by train or car, while Stirling can be reached in 55 minutes by car and Glasgow in 1 hour 5 minutes via the M80.
For international travel, Edinburgh Airport is around 40 minutes away and there are multiple routes flying to Europe and beyond.
Places of Interest
There are lots of things to see and do in Kirkcaldy and the surrounding area, whether you’re a professional couple, a young family or retirees. The town is close to three parks - Ravenscraig Park, Dunniker Park and Beveridge Park - where visitors can enjoy the grassland and woodland paths, tuck into a picnic or take the kids to the play areas.
For active days out, Cluny Clays runs activities including clay pigeon shooting and archery while the Scottish Equestrian Centre offers horse riding lessons and assisted walks. Golf fans will enjoy a round at Kirkcaldy Golf Course, while football fans can watch Raith Rovers FC play at Stark’s Park.
Located along the Fife Coast, there are lots of places nearby to enjoy the seaside including the Blue Flag beaches Aberdour Silver Sands and Leven Beach. For an educational day out, the Kirkcaldy Museum and Art Gallery is a great place to spend a morning or afternoon.
For seasonal fun, a trip to Kirkcaldy Links Market is a must. As Europe’s longest street fair, it has over 200 rides and takes place each year at Easter time. For evening entertainment all year round, the Adam Smith Theatre puts on a wide range of performances from music to theatre and pantomime. On the last Saturday of every month, the town hosts Kirkcaldy Farmers’ Market.
Kirkcaldy is home to Dunnikier Primary School, Kirkcaldy North Primary School, Kirkcaldy High School and Balwearie High School. Sycamore School is the nearest independent school to new homes in Kirkcaldy. The town is home to a campus of Fife College, while higher education is provided nearby by the University of St Andrews, the University of Edinburgh and Edinburgh Napier University.