"The Royal Burgh of Falkland" Falkland by Whitevanman
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A Palace was first built by James IV King of Scotland in the middle of the 15th century and was erected on the site of a previous castle inhabited by the MacDuffs the Earls of Fife. It evolved through the next 100 years in to one of Britains finest Renaissance Palaces. Primarily used as the Stuart kings lodge while they hunted deer and wild boar in the vast forests that covered Fife. The name Falkland is associated with the word Falconry which was another royal hunting pastime enjoyed here.
The palace has the kings bedchamber with his four poster bed and the exquisite Royal chapel. The Palace also houses the oldest real tennis courts in the world built in 1539 which still has a Tennis club here today.
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