Landscape Photo
Photographer: Brian Horisk/AdventureArt, Fife, Scotland

Route Filmstrip & Description

The walk begins in the car park off Pittencrieff Street (A907). Exit onto the ramp leading into Pittencrieff Park.There are numerous seats all long the walk. The surface is tarmac throughout. There is one long slope (100m) to the furthest point of the walk with gradients up to 10% (1:10) though a short cut can be taken to avoid this.There are fine views of Dunfermline Abbey from the park.

Surveyed by: . Fieldfare, January 2011 (Winter)
Accessibility Rating: 2More Information
Distance: 1.6 km

Public Transport: No
Car Park: No
Steps: No
Barriers: No
Toilets: No
 

Information

The walk begins in the car park off Pittencrieff Street (A907). Exit onto the ramp leading into Pittencrieff Park.

Start The walk begins in the car park off Pittencrieff Street (A907). Exit onto the ramp leading into Pittencrieff Park.

The ramp has a gradient of about 11% (1:9) and runs for about 40m.

Gradient The ramp has a gradient of about 11% (1:9) and runs for about 40m.

Bear left up the slope.

Direction Bear left up the slope.

The slope up to the main path has a gradient of 9% (1:11)

Gradient The slope up to the main path has a gradient of 9% (1:11)

Turn right onto the main path through the park.

Direction Turn right onto the main path through the park.

Continue straight on along the main path through the park.

Seat Continue straight on along the main path through the park.

 

Seat

 

Seat

Go straight on at the first junction. The toilets can be reached by turning left at this junction.

Direction Go straight on at the first junction. The toilets can be reached by turning left at this junction.

Go straight on at this junction. The toilets can be reached by turning left at this junction.

Direction Go straight on at this junction. The toilets can be reached by turning left at this junction.

 

Seat

 

Seat

Go straight on.

Direction Go straight on.

There is a long slope with a gradient of about 7% (1:14)

Seat There is a long slope with a gradient of about 7% (1:14)

 

Seat

The slope continues with a gradient of about 7% (1:14)

Seat The slope continues with a gradient of about 7% (1:14)

 

Seat

At the bottom of the slope take the first path on the left.

Seat At the bottom of the slope take the first path on the left.

At the time of survey there was a large pile of soil blocking the path. This was probably temporary but if not you will have to pass on the grass.

Obstacle At the time of survey there was a large pile of soil blocking the path. This was probably temporary but if not you will have to pass on the grass.

Bear left to return towards the car park.

Direction Bear left to return towards the car park.

 

Path

This return path slopes back up towards Pittencrieff House with a gradient as steep as 10% (1:10) and running at about 8% (1:12) for over 100m.

Seat This return path slopes back up towards Pittencrieff House with a gradient as steep as 10% (1:10) and running at about 8% (1:12) for over 100m.

 

Seat

 

Seat

Go straight on at the cross roads.

Direction Go straight on at the cross roads.

 

Path

Turn left into the garden.

Direction Turn left into the garden.

Bear left along the lower path in front of the glasshouse to complete the circular walk.

Direction Bear left along the lower path in front of the glasshouse to complete the circular walk.

Bear left to the gate with the stone pillars.

Direction Bear left to the gate with the stone pillars.

Go through the gate with the stone pillars.

Direction Go through the gate with the stone pillars.

Turn right towards Pittencrieff House.

Direction Turn right towards Pittencrieff House.

Turn left in front of Pittencrieff House.

Direction Turn left in front of Pittencrieff House.

 

Seat

 

Information

 

Seat

There are further seats available near the entrance to the toilet block.

Seat There are further seats available near the entrance to the toilet block.

At the junction turn right to return along the main path through the park to the car park.

End At the junction turn right to return along the main path through the park to the car park.

The entrance to the car park in on Pittencrieff Road, the A907.

CarPark The entrance to the car park in on Pittencrieff Road, the A907.

There is a large car park and information boards give details of the park.

CarPark There is a large car park and information boards give details of the park.

There is another access at the start of the main path through the park. This is about 100m along Pittencrief Road towards the middle of Dunfermline.

Direction There is another access at the start of the main path through the park. This is about 100m along Pittencrief Road towards the middle of Dunfermline.

 

Path

There are large information boards located at several places around the park.

Information There are large information boards located at several places around the park.

The toilet block, which included accessible toilets, can be reached through a gap in this wall before the bridge.

Accessible toilets The toilet block, which included accessible toilets, can be reached through a gap in this wall before the bridge.

This path provides a short cut on this circular walk meaning that you do not have to drop down the slope and climb back up. Turn left at the end of this path to rejoin the circular walk.

Direction This path provides a short cut on this circular walk meaning that you do not have to drop down the slope and climb back up. Turn left at the end of this path to rejoin the circular walk.

There are fine views of Dunfermline Abbey from the park.

View There are fine views of Dunfermline Abbey from the park.

The ramp to the toilet block has a gradient of 8% (1:12).

Accessible toilets The ramp to the toilet block has a gradient of 8% (1:12).

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