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Milton of Balgonie, Fife

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Milton of Balgonie, Fife

Milton of Balgonie is a small village in central Fife, Scotland. It is situated 2 miles to the east of Glenrothes between the nearby villages of Markinch and Coaltown of Balgonie to the west and Windygates to the east. Nearby attractions include Balgonie Castle which is situated between Milton and Coaltown. The ruins of Milton house remain within the woodland of this village where Mary, Queen of Scots sometimes resided.
Administrative CountyFife
Traditional CountyFife
OS GridNO3200
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityFife

Other names by which Milton of Balgonie, Fife has been known in the past

Balgonie ~ Balgonie Milton Of ~ Milton Of Balgonie

Milton of Balgonie, Fife in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Balgonie, Milton of, quoad sacra par. and vil., 1½ mile SE. from Markinch, Fifeshire -- pop. of par. 1394; vil., pop. 375. Balgonie Castle, an ancient stronghold, is in the vicinity.

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