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Pittencrieff Park


(Pittencrief Park)

A 31 ha (76 acre) park in Dunfermline, W Fife, known locally as The Glen, it was formerly the privately-owned Pittencrieff Estate. In 1902 the house and estate were bought by the industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie (1835 - 1918) who donated the whole property to the town as a public park. It is said that as a child he had been forbidden to play in the grounds of the Lairds of Pittencrieff.

Today the beautifully landscaped park has within its bounds a statue of Andrew Carnegie, the Pittencrieff House Museum, the remains of Malcolm Canmore's Tower, nature trails, paddling pools, playgrounds and an animal centre.


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