Thanks to funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund, with match support from the Carnegie Dunfermline Trust and Fife Council, a £1.6 million transformation to return this much-loved green space to its former glory was completed in 2016.
A separate £1 million project to build a café extension on to the iconic Glen Pavilion, funded by the Carnegie Dunfermline Trust, was completed in 2012 and is open for business.
You can read more about the individual projects that made up the Heritage Lottery funded project masterplan here.
The restoration work may be complete but as well as improving the facilities within the park we have also increasing the range of events and activties taking place. Look out for:
- Ranger led activities and events
- Volunteering opportunities
- Activities and events organised by community groups and other organisations
Details wil be advertised throughout the park and the facilities as well as on this website, Fife Direct and the Council’s social media accounts.
The Rededication of Pittencrieff Park 2016
A rededication event to mark the completion of a six year programme of work to restore and upgrade Pittencrieff Park, extend the Glen Pavilion and build the new Peacock Cafe took place on Thursday 1st September 2016. The Provost of Fife Jim Leishman welcomed US Ambassador to the UK Matthew Barzun and William Thomson, great grandson of Andrew Carnegie, to the park and they planted trees in the new Scottish American Garden of Friendship to mark the occasion.