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Dysart
Title: Dysart
Description: Dysart was once a independant town whose harbour had links all over Europe. It now forms the northern limits of Kirkcaldy. This view shows St Serfs Tower from Ravenscraig Park, part of the Fife Coastal Path from the Forth to the Tay. The village of West Wemyss can be seen in the background along the coast.
Date: November 2012
Dysart - Harbourmaster's House
Title: Dysart - Harbourmaster's House
Description: The Harbourmaster's House was opened in September 2006 as part of the Fife Coastal Path as its first coastal centre. It also contains a bistro and shop.
Date: September 2006
Dysart - Harbourmaster's House
Title: Dysart - Harbourmaster's House
Description: The Harbourmaster's House was opened by the local MP, Gordon Brown.
Date: September 2006
Dysart - Harbourmaster's House
Title: Dysart - Harbourmaster's House
Description: A view of the new coastal centre from the inner harbour.
Date: September 2006
Dysart
Title: Dysart
Description: This is a view of the harbour showing a number of small craft. Dysart is an important sailing location. Note the modern art installation on the harbour wall.
Date: November 2012
Dysart
Title: Dysart
Description: A view of the harbour walls leading to the Firth of Forth. Note the sailing club building on the right, sadly with a burnt out roof from a fire in 2012.
Date: November 2012
Dysart - Little Houses
Title: Dysart - Little Houses
Description: This view shows the typcial town landscape to be found along the east coast of Fife. Many 'little houses' such as these have been recently restored.
Date: September 2001
Dysart - Tollbooth
Title: Dysart - Tollbooth
Description: The tollbooth was constructed in 1576 and marks the centre of the town.
Date: September 2001
Dysart - Harbour
Title: Dysart - Harbour
Description: The harbour is popular with small boat owners with many yachts taking to the Firth of Forth on summer weekends.
Date: September 2001
Dysart - St Serfs Tower
Title: Dysart - St Serfs Tower
Description: St Serfs Tower is all that remains of a 13th Century Church named after St Serf who is associated with Dysart from the early days of Christianity in Scotland. The 80 foot tower is open on special open-days each year and provides a fine view of the harbour. The houses to the right, Pan Ha', are named after the salt pans which are to be found all around the Fife coast.
Date: September 2001
Dysart - Harbour From St Serfs Tower
Title: Dysart - Harbour From St Serfs Tower
Description: This view shows the harbour from the top of St Serfs Tower. Directly across the Forth lies the island of Inchkeith, on the left, with Edinburghs Arthur's Seat just beyond. Kirkcaldy lies on the right in the middle of the bay behind the trees of Ravenscraig Park.
Date: September 2001
Dysart - The Reaper
Title: Dysart - The Reaper
Description: This view shows a visitor to Dysart, the 'Reaper', number FR958. The boat is registered in Fraserburgh and is a type of fifie drifter used for herring fishing and carrying a crew of eight. Originally built in Sandhaven in 1902, the boat is now operated by the Scottish Fisheries Museum boat club having been acquired in 1975. The museum is located in Anstruther.
Date: September 2006
Dysart - John McDouall Stuart Museum
Title: Dysart - John McDouall Stuart Museum
Description: The John McDouall Stuart Museum showcases the history and adventures of John McDouall Stuart, a famous explorer born in Dysart. He is particularly associated with the exploration of Australia. The museum is housed in the Dysart street where he was born. The house was closed to the public in 2012 due to council cutbacks.
Date: August 2007
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