Lochgelly Centre - Your visit

The Lochgelly Centre is found at the centre of the small town of Lochgelly. The information in this section will help you plan your visit, with information on where to stay, where to eat, and other local attractions to visit.

The town was closely connected to Fife's mining industry, which it served from the 1830s to the 1960s. Its name comes from Loch Gelly, a large body of water to the south of the town.

Local attractions

Lochgelly's location in central Fife makes it a great base for exploring the surrounding towns, villages and countryside.

A large country park nearby at Lochore Meadows offers over 1,200 acres of beautiful countryside, with woodlands, open spaces, ponds and a nature reserve. The park's focus is Loch Ore, which offers trout fishing and watersports.

Lochgelly Golf Club operates a challenging course for all handicaps, set in beautiful parkland, with great views across the local countryside.

Where to eat

As well as our own theatre café/bar, there are a number of high-quality restaurants near Lochgelly to help you make your theatre trip even more special.

  • The Brig is a popular local restaurant, offering a varied menu at an affordable price.
  • Located in nearby Cowdenbeath, La Ducal is a fine tapas restaurant, serving delicious food in an intimate setting.
  • Shimla Palace, also in Cowdenbeath, offers lavish, high-quality Indian food in a modern restaurant setting.