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A985, 4 Miles East of the Kincardine Bridge, Culross KY12 8JH, Scotland
+44 131 243 9331
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All reviews cobbled streets step back in time national trust historic village film set banks of the river great playground plenty of free parking red lion railway line community garden worth a trip every corner great pub guided tour abbey ruins lovely little village
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No wonder film crews are clamoring to use this village as a back drop ,with the narrow cobbled streets it is a step back in time ,There are architectural gems around every corner with a square ,Town hall ,Palace and Gardens ,Study, village green ,pier...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank craigluscar
Reviewed 28 October 2018

The Royal Burgh of Culross is a rather special place and, because the village fell on hard times when its coal, salt and shipping industries died, and it was generally neglected, it remained virtually unchanged for many years. As a result, a visit here is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Great little town full of friendly peoples who are anxious to share their proud history. It you're an Outlander fan, you'll love finding all of the places where scenes from season 1-2 were shot.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank flygirl215
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Culross (pronounced Coo-Ross we were told) is a wonderful seaside village that has changed very little from the 17th century. Except for the presence of cars, and the occasional bus driving along its very narrow cobblestone streets, you really can imagine yourself going back into...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Erik R
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful historic coastal village with narrow cobbled lanes, a few cafes and a great pub. The Fife Coastal path runs through the old village. Excellent playground as well. Toilets are now no longer free to use. National Trust Scotland deserve great credit for the restoration...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank OSheaGuevara
Reviewed 3 September 2018

The NTS deserves a huge pat on the back for bringing this beautiful historic burgh back to life. We did the guided tour and thoroughly enjoyed it (two pounds, lasts about an hour and packs a fair bit in without being strenuous). Our guide, Alan,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Stan A
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Came here with the intention of visiting the palace, but never got that far. Great playground for a variety of ages, with a lovely outlook. Had lunch at biscuit cafe which was delicious. Will definitely visit again and hopefully go into the palace next time!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lucy S
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This little town has a lot of history and worth taking a guided tour of the palace and town. Our guide was Michael and he was very informative and showed us spots were Outlander was filmed too

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank luv2ski16
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

A good place to take primary school kids for an hour. Plenty other attractions in the village to keep older kids amused.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank m0ira04
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

What a place. The whole toon almost has Dutch pantiles on the goof due to the Dutch offloading them as ballast before loading on fish and hides etc. Extremely well preserved toon.

Date of experience: July 2018
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25 October 2018|
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Response from berglas71 | Reviewed this property |
There is a graveyard next to the Abbey at the top of the hill.