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Kirkcaldy is both a holiday resort and industrial town. In the 19C it was famous for its linoleum factories, and this activity is still part of its varied industrial output. The annual Links Market, founded in 1305, is now a funfair and is held on the 1.6km-long promenade. The economist Adam Smith (1723-1790) and architect Robert Adam (1728-1792) were both born in Kirkcaldy.

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  • John McDouall Stuart Museum

    1 Rectory Lane GB - Dysart KY1 2TP

    Not far away is the birthplace of John McDouall Stuart (1815-1866), the intrepid explorer whose «marathon» endurance and tenacity, wiped the «terrifying white area» from the map of the Australian outback.

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  • Dean Park Hotel

    Chapel Level GB - Kirkcaldy KY2 6QW

    A family-owned hotel located in the leafy suburbs of Kirkcaldy, ideally located as a base for guests visiting St Andrews (17 miles), or Fife. The hotel is a 40 minute drive from Edinburgh. Alternatively, Kirkcaldy Station is 4 miles away, where a..

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