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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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worth a look if you dont mind the steps!

Went with my son in the october holidays. great looking at the views from the castle and reading/seeing the history. doubt I will be back though, the stairs are very VERY small... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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93 reviews 93 reviews
24 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

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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Dundee, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Went with my son in the october holidays. great looking at the views from the castle and reading/seeing the history. doubt I will be back though, the stairs are very VERY small spiral steps and I didnt feel confident passing people on the stairs so spent a lot of time listening for the course to be clear so we could... More 

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
7 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

So not much to say about this, some uninteresting stuff inside the castle but it was free so no harm done. I enjoy history and especially WWII history so that was entertaining for me but it's not really anything to get excited about. If your in the area take a look, but I'm not sure it's worth a special visit.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Informative little castle, nice array of stuffed animals. Also has a good kids section to keep kids entertained. Watch out for the stairs though ;)

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

I wouldn't recommend going out of your way to visit this castle. It is not the best example as it is a bit run down and has mdf on some of the windows. I would recommend going to the grampian region for better castles

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

loved going here because its just outside Dundee an fun to have a laugh with in the castle. me an my pals had to crawl up the steep steps to the wee museum place was funny as. plus a nice fish an chips on the beach is the ticket.

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Denholm, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
13 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Well worth a visit its very informative and you get the most amazing views over the tay we like to pop in when we are in the area. Staff are usually very helpfull but there is one who tends to be a tad grumpy

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San Pedro, Belize
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The castle itself isn't overly impressive but the view and surrounding area are beautiful. A small museum is set up within the castle with a tiny tea room as well. There are benches/tables placed by some of the windows; a nice place to just sit for a while. Directly behind the castle is a playground and beside it is a... More 

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Collado Villalba, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

From the castle, you can see the sea and with good weather in June it is possible to see the dolphins from the tower. Don't forget your binoculars. Behind the castle, there is a kids playground.

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Northern Ireland
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61 reviews 61 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Went to see this castle based on the reviews was a bit disappointed as thought it would have had dungeons or something linked to a castle but it was a museum inside a castle. The museum was ok the stairs were very steep. Views from the rooms in the museum were good nice views. Not a place for small kids... More 

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