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Broughty Castle

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Address: Broughty Ferry, Dundee DD5 2PE, Scotland
Phone Number: 01382/436-916
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Great day out

Well worth a visit, realy interesting history great views, Lovely beach and area weather was good so this added to our experience

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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St Ives, United Kingdom
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St Ives, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Well worth a visit, realy interesting history great views, Lovely beach and area weather was good so this added to our experience

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We had dinner closed by the castle so we decided to go and have a look. The harbour is nice and the Tay river views too so you can enjoy walking but nothing special on this castle...

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

It's free. The castle itself is beautiful and the views from it are brilliant :) it is surrounded by a gorgeous beach with soft, white sand and a good breeze :) Apparently you can see dolphins from here too. Couldn't say a lot about the castle itself, being completely honest but it is nice!

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We were passing through en route to Dundee and stopped for a break. Broughty Ferry is a beautiful little town, quaint and interesting shops line it's streets, which were all bedecked with bunting when we visited. Parking by the castle is free and first we walked on the stunning beach behind it, there is excellent access and it's a beautiful... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

its a nice area but we ended up arguing with another couple over a parking space which ruined our day. so we never got to go around properly as they were very intimidating so we called it a day and headed home. shame as the people ruined the experience for us

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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Nice area, beautiful beach. It's in a lovely setting, along a nice walk round the river Tay. Also worth a visit is the Gallery Cafe in Grey Street. Great panninis etc. very good service, soup to die for. Reasonable prices and great service.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I decided to go there to see the castle because in general i like to visit different kinds of castles. Nice outside area but I got a bit dissapointed form the inside. Nothing much too see actually from what you expect from a castle...The beach though was amazing and made the whole visit there worth!

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Cumbernauld, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

Off the usual tourist route, it is well worth a visit. Some steep steps and no real handrail so take your time and wear appropriate footware. Walks down onto tne beach and, if weather good, a place to paddle. Lovely views up to Dundee. Not too many castles are free and this one is different and quaint.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The castle is open on several floors as a museum and visitor/ tourist information centre with small shop. It gives information on the history of the area and houses small art exhibition from a local collection and an armory. You can climb on the ruins outside and there are great views over the sea and river. We had a good... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Not many castles in Scotland are free, so take advantage of this one! Really informative museum displays inside, with great views to top. It's right on the beach so you can talk a walk down there as well. Only bad part are the steep stairwells without real handles to hold if you're unsteady on your feet or have little children.

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