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Cowdenbeath & Lochgelly

The Lochgelly and Cowdenbeath area has strong connections with Fife’s mining industry, which it served from the 1830s to the 1960s.

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 the Lochgelly Centre cafe, there are a number of high-quality restaurants nearby to help you make your theatre trip even more special including:

  • Shimla Palace, in Cowdenbeath, offers lavish, high-quality Indian food in a modern restaurant setting.