Kirkaldy is a town in the south of Fife and in the east of Scotland more generally. Kirkcaldy has a long and rich history, with occupation in the area dating back to at least the Bronze Age. Kirkcaldy became an important centre for the mining of salt and coal during the fifteen hundreds, and was an important harbour in Fife. Modern Kirkcaldy offers a fantastic range of things to do and see for everyone, with sandy beaches to explore during the summer and fantastic green spaces. The arty will enjoy Kirkcaldy's Galleries as well as the Adam Smith Theatre, which features a range of plays as well as acting as a local cinema. Historians can enjoy exploring the local Abbey and Balgonie Castle, whilst shopaholics can enjoy the mercat shopping centre and the sporty will love the local leisure centre. The town and its surrounding areas contain fantastic schools, an appeal for young families. Young professionals, meanwhile, will be delighted in the short travel times from the town to Edinburgh and Dundee, with travel to both cities taking under an hour. Properties for sale in the are range from gorgeous flats situated in historic houses to more chic apartments, spacious family homes and pretty cottages and bungalows.