Friary Gardens is a very historic greenspace in the centre of Inverkeithing. It is beside the civic centre which contains a library and cafe. The greenspace has dramatic views out over the Forth to Edinburgh. The gardens were part of a medieval friary. On the edge of the gardens is a hospitium built mid 14th century.
The building would which would have been used by pilgrims on their way to St Andrews. The gardens are part of the rigg system. This is a medieval land pattern in Scottish towns, they are linear and have walls, This riggs contains well maintained flowerbeds in the Northern, highest tier, a small play area in the middle section, and finally a large grass area at the southern, lowest tier.
- Floral display
- Flower garden
- Historical features
- Picnic Benches/Tables
Queen Street, Inverkeithing, Fife KY11 1LS