Map of WemyssWemyss (pronounced Weemz)  takes its name from a Celtic word meaning caves, several of which may be found along the coast.

The parish is bounded by Markinch, Scoonie, Kennoway and Dysart.

It measures about 6 miles by 1.5.

Settlements:

  • Buckhaven
  • Coaltown of Wemyss
  • East Wemyss
  • Kirkland
  • Methil
  • Methilhill
  • West Wemyss

 

Firth of Forth from the rocky foreshore at East Wemyss
The Firth of Forth from the rocky foreshore at East Wemyss The prominent hill on the left is Arthur's Seat in Edinburgh

 

Wemyss Parish Church
Wemyss Parish Church
Wemyss Parish Church
Wemyss Parish Church
Caves at East Wemyss
Caves at East Wemyss
Caves at East Wemyss
Caves
Caves at East Wemyss
Caves
Caves at East Wemyss
Danger
Caves - Dovecot
Caves - Dovecot
East Wemyss Cemetery
East Wemyss Cemetery
MacDuff Castle
MacDuff Castle
MacDuff Castle
MacDuff Castle
Wemyss Postcard
Wemyss Postcard

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