Coaltown of Wemyss in postcards

Coaltown of Wemyss is the closest village to Wemyss Castle, Fife, Scotland. “The Coaltown” has a primary school, some small shops, the Earl David Hotel, named after David Wemyss, 2nd Earl of Wemyss and cottages originally built for mineworkers. Close to the village are now-unworked deep coal mine workings. There is a gateway leading towards Wemyss Castle. Wemyss Castle is not open to the public but Wemyss Castle Gardens are open 1 April to 31 July.

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  1. I would like to buy a copy of a photograh or postcard (preferably enlarged) of Coaltown of Wemyss from the early 1900s. It is for a 90th Birthday for a man who was born in The Coaltown. Thank you Barbara.

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