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Broughty Castle

Broughty Ferry, Dundee DD5 2PE, Scotland
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Ranked #15 of 31 attractions in Dundee
Type: Castles, Museums
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Croydon, Victoria, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Glad we stopped here to see the history behind the castle Disappointed in the lack of refreshments available. Particularly at such an attractive setting

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Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Boys enjoyed the castle and the winding stairs good views also worth a visit. Easy access and scenic.would go bk.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Enjoy the broughty ferry area... It's not a castle inside more a museum but it's worth a look and walk around and there is no charge to do so... Nice finish to the day

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Small Castle in the well known area world-renowned area called brought ferry. Quite picturesque in the summer time though not a lot to see inside the castle and the grounds.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Easy access, free access which was great, I did leave a donation in appreciation of the costs associated with up keep. The doors shut early especially in summer at 4.00pm, would recommend visiting early to avoid disappointment.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
18 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

If you are in the Dundee area why not take a ride over to Broughty Ferry and spend a few hours exploring the very pleasant Tayside village. The Main attraction is Broughty Castle which is not the biggest in Scotland but never the less very interesting. If you don`t have your own transport a taxi ride will cost you approx... More

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Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
21 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

From the outside Broughty Castle looks quite splendid sitting on the banks of the estuary. However the castle itself is very small inside and has been converted into a free museum which covers several floors. There is a good view at the top over the estuary and Broughty Ferry. The museum itself however was a bit disappointing.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
34 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Broughty castle is just a small castle at Broughty Ferry but it has an interesting mini museum and displays of its history and local events. It is nice to climb to the top floor and look out over the estuary. The staff are also friendly and helpful. It is well worth a visit because it costs nothing and then you... More

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Carnoustie, Scotland, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I hadn't been here for a few years and took my 11 year old with no great expectations. However, the castle has had a bit of a revamp, the museum artefacts have be displayed with more care and cohesion. The staff were friendly and helpful. We went fairly late on and were disappointed to be asked to leave at 4pm... More

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Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
31 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Interesting - small, local museum on several floors in the Castle, no fee. Good way to spend an hour or so. Also outside area to explore.

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