Inverkeithing is a bustling town, close to the Forth Bridges. Teaming with history, it was the site of a battle in the Third English Civil War in 1651, where hundreds of Scots were killed trying to fight Oliver Cromwell's invasion.
The town is said to date back to AD83, and there are several buildings of historical interest, including the parish church of St. Peter and a late medieval building which was part of the cloistral ranges of the town's Franciscan friary.
Inverkeithing is on the route of the Fife Pilgrim Way.
The best surviving example of a friary building left in Scotland. At the heart of the medieval town of Inverkething, on the High Street is the category A listed building, the Hospitium of the Grey Friars, the best surviving example of a friary building left in Scotland. The ...