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Broughty Castle

Broughty Ferry, Dundee DD5 2PE, Scotland
01382/436-916
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Ranked #13 of 31 attractions in Dundee
Type: Castles, Museums
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

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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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
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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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Scotland
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85 reviews 85 reviews
21 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 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
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68 reviews 68 reviews
32 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
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10 reviews 10 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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Edmonton
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82 reviews 82 reviews
31 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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Dundee, Scotland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

This is an extremely old castle with an interesting history especially the old cannons which are very rare. Well worth a visit.

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Ellon, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This is a great wee place to visit. Steeped in history the building itself is fairly impressive. Its free entry which is a great bonus on a shoestring budget and the views from up top are fantastic! The building has a few levels and the exhibits are very good. Lots of local interest and worth a look. The staff just... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

It's right on the water and the views are spectacular. It has a new museum inside and best of all...it's FREE!

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