Knockhill Racing Circuit - the home of Scottish motorsport
Knockhill is a prominent racing circuit in Fife, a short way north of Dunfermline, and is held as the national centre of motorsport in Scotland. Since the eighties, the track has hosted rounds of many major British car and motorbike championships, and now hosts rounds of the British Formula Three Championship and British GT Championship.
The ancient town of Dunfermline is steeped in Scottish history, and full of relics of the monastic and royal forces that shaped it through the ages. To learn more about Dunfermline's intriguing past, visitors can check out sites such as its 12th-century abbey (featuring the grave of Robert the Bruce), royal palace, and its carefully restored Abbot House, which dates back to the 1400s.
Dunfermline Abbey - resting place of kings
Dunfermline Abbey is an imposing, ancient structure, where some of Scotland's most prolific historical monarchs were laid to rest, and one of the most frequently-visited historical sites in Fife. Visitors are sure to remember the breathtaking Romanesque architecture of its nave, the towering monks' refectory, and the awe-inspiring views of the Nearby glen from the surrounding windows, as they walk through the Abbey and hear its fascinating story.
Planning a trip to Knockhill Racing Circuit? Travelodge Dunfermline Hotel is a 15-minute drive away, and Travelodge Edinburgh Airport Ratho Station Hotel can be reached in just over half an hour.