The town grew up alongside the extensive coalfields in this area, but today is known for the stunning artwork by Fife artist and muralist Kerry Wilson.
Fascinating Fact: It is alleged that the infamous graverobbers Burke and Hare sourced some of their cadavers from Beath Cemetery, to supply to the Scottish surgeon Robert Knox for dissection!
Famous Author Ian Rankin was born and brought up in Fife and was educated at Beath High School.
The Racewall Cowdenbeath is the home of Scottish Stock Car racing promoted by Gordon McDougall Promotions Scotland Ltd. Racing takes place every Saturday evening from March through to the end of October with a number of major two day speedweekends throughout the year....