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Royal Burgh of Culross

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A985, 4 Miles East of the Kincardine Bridge, Culross KY12 8JH, Scotland
+44 131 243 9331
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A985, 4 Miles East of the Kincardine Bridge, Culross KY12 8JH, Scotland
+44 131 243 9331
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Reviewed 2 days ago

So much history - dating back about 1,000 years.The lanes are storybook-quality with marvelous views of the Firth.

Thank FadedFoodie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loads of history. Love the cobbled street. Cafes, picture gallery, gifts, and a nice path along the sea, as well as parking and a play park for the kids. Really is a look back in time and you've got to commend the locals who have...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You won't come across many places like this. Worthwhile visit for all the reasons that are well documented in previous reviews. Culross has to be seen to really be believed. Tourism has grown in the past couple of years thanks to the popularity of Outlander...More

Thank 1962Lynne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small town on the banks of the river a Forth, many old buildings and streets to walk around and have a look at, there are a few cafes around as well, there is also a Palma and Abbey there as well, there...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very pleasantly surprised by just how much there was to see - many of the houses have been restored to their original state circa 1650s thanks in part to the National Trust for Scotland and the Small Houses scheme. Almost like being in a film...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pleasant place to walk around and gander, but the only thing that is open to tourists is Culross Palace (which is fascinating and probably the reason you are here in the first place). All residential, other than a pub, a small restaurant or two, a...More

Thank springlering
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

If you are in the area and are interested in old architecture and a lovely place to be, this place really is well worth a visit, with it's quaint cobbled streets and pan tiled roofed houses,and plant pots outside their houses, it all helps to...More

1  Thank author55
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth a trip out this way. It is lovely to walk around the old streets and passages. A real lovely place, with a nice park and great view over the firth.

Thank Tikitoura
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Our GPS led us into the burgh via the tiniest, tightest little streets; and they were two-way! What a great adventure. The fear in my wife's voice was so entertaining. The town itself is beautiful and worth a walk around. We ate at the Red...More

Thank Emmessey
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We were recommended the worthiness of a visit to Culross, and we weren't disappointed. A lovely place and lots of historic interest. Would thoroughly recommend.

Thank edd724
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