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Ravenscraig Park
Title: Ravenscraig Park
Description: Ravenscraig Park was gifted to the people of Kirkcaldy by the Nairn Family, the famous linoleum manufacturers, in 1929. It sits on the shore next to the Firth of Forth and offers green spaces for sport, a playpark and tree-lined walks. It also adjoins the Castle of the same name. There are fine views of Kirkcaldy bay from the park with the spire of St Bryce Kirk visible in the background.
Date: November 2012
Ravenscraig Park
Title: Ravenscraig Park
Description: The park gates frame the path to the childrens playpark.
Date: November 2012
Ravenscraig Park
Title: Ravenscraig Park
Description: There are excellent paths around the grassy areas with trees between the main park and the sandy beach below the cliffs.
Date: November 2012
Ravenscraig Park
Title: Ravenscraig Park
Description: The tree line extends between the Castle and Dysart. Here we see the path down to the sands.
Date: November 2012
Ravenscraig Park
Title: Ravenscraig Park
Description: The view, looking south, shows Kirkcaldy bay from the high level path around the park and the surrounding stone wall.
Date: November 2012
Ravenscraig Park
Title: Ravenscraig Park
Description: An excellent view point is provided by this small tower on the edge of the park with views towards Kirkcaldy, Ravenscraig Castle and Edinburgh.
Date: November 2012
Ravenscraig Park
Title: Ravenscraig Park
Description: This is the view north east along the park shore from the viewing tower.
Date: November 2012
Ravenscraig Park
Title: Ravenscraig Park
Description: There are fine views of the Ravenscraig Castle from the park paths.
Date: November 2012
Ravenscraig Park
Title: Ravenscraig Park
Description: This view shows Kirkcaldy bay and the shore of the town along the Esplanade (where further views of the town from the park can be found). The harbour walls can be seen in the center of the the picture.
Date: November 2012
Ravenscraig Park
Title: Ravenscraig Park
Description: The town side paths have a wide variety of mature trees.
Date: November 2012
Ravenscraig Park
Title: Ravenscraig Park
Description: One casualty of local council cutbacks in 2012 was this bowling green and now disused club house. There also used to be more play parks, extensive tennis courts and a mini-golf course.
Date: November 2012
Ravenscraig Park
Title: Ravenscraig Park
Description: There are excellent views towards Edinburgh and Inchkeith Island from the top of the park behind the bowling green.
Date: July 2005
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