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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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Castle museum

Walked along to see the castle today and discovered that it had a museum. Located on 4 floors of the castle - access by spiral staircase - it was well worth a visit and the view... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Airdrie, United Kingdom
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Airdrie, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Walked along to see the castle today and discovered that it had a museum. Located on 4 floors of the castle - access by spiral staircase - it was well worth a visit and the view from the top floor was fantastic. Enjoyed our visit!

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Small museum in the castle with ancient weapons. Worth seeing. The castle is located at the beach so close to many amenities

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

As with many local museums, it has a slight air of displaying the contents of local attics, but the Jute Barons of Broughty Ferry had bigger attics than most and there's some interesting stuff in there. There's also good information on the long military history of the castle. From the top floor (you can't go out on the battlements) there... More 

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Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Located at the end of Brought harbour the castle with its protective walls and tower structure is well worth a visit. It's not always open so you may have to come back another day. Great views of B/Ferry and the river+ good for photographs

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We spent a couple of hours here wandering around, my son loved running about outside the castle walls, he loved the walk over the draw bridge to the big door!

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Little bit of history and free! The beach it is placed near is lovely and great park there too, definitely worth a visit on a good day for a good family day out.

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Hartlepool, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The visitor could spend a couple of hours here as we did, the history of the site is fascinating and has information about the local estuary wild life as well. Views from the observation floor could not be bettered. Well worth a visit.

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Kilsyth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

lovely setting, pity we arrived to early to actually visit the castle!! opens at 12.30 on a Sunday, would have loved a walk round the interior.

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

If you are in Dundee and Broughty Ferry, I recommend you visit the Castle. The paintings from the Orchardson gallery are on display and the views up and down the Tay are magnificent.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Only a small collection but it is free to get in and well looked after. Worth a visit if in the Ferry anyway.

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Address: Address: Broughty Ferry, Dundee DD5 2PE, Scotland
Phone Number: 01382/436-916
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dundee

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