Milnathort

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Milnathort is a small town in the parish of Orwell in Kinross-shire, Scotland. The smaller neighbour of nearby Kinross, Milnathort has a population of roughly 2000 people. It is situated amidst picturesque countryside at the foot of the Ochil Hills, and near the north shore of Loch Leven. From 1977 it became more easily accessible due to the development of the M90 motorway. The name comes from the Gaelic maol coirthe meaning "bare hill of the standing stones".[1]

Amenities[edit]

Milnathort's amenities are typical of a small Scottish town. It is home to a nine hole golf course, a large park area, miles of a countryside bike path, a primary school, a range of traditional pubs and cafés and a shop which sells renowned ice cream. Milnathort also benefits from the nearby amenities of Kinross such as a leisure centre, a doctor's surgery and the Loch Leven Community Campus.

Schools[edit]

The only school is Milnathort Primary School though the high school is Loch Leven Community Campus. School can be found on Bridgefauld road Milnathort KY13 8XD

References[edit]

  1. ^ Liddall, W. (1896). The Place Names of Fife and Kinross. Edinburgh: William Green & Sons. Retrieved 12 May 2015. 

grid reference NO124048

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Coordinates: 56°13′40″N 3°24′52″W / 56.22766°N 3.41449°W / 56.22766; -3.41449