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Broughty Castle

Broughty Ferry, Dundee DD5 2PE, Scotland
01382/436-916
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Ranked #10 of 22 Attractions in Dundee
Type: Castles, Museums, Cultural
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Carnoustie, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

This castle has an fabulous situation on the harbour in Broughty Ferry and it is a real local icon. It is a great place to visit both inside and out and if you can summon the energy to climb to the top floor you will be rewarded with great views of the Tay Estuary and the coast of Fife. Each... More

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Arbroath
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46 reviews 46 reviews
9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

It was lovely to visit Broughty Castle today! The grounds are open to the public as it the majority of the castle with free admission. Once inside you have amazing views of Fife and the surrounding area. This is truly a monument for the area to be proud of!

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
23 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

Got to consider the price when you review something - for a free attraction this place is fantastic! Good little museum in the tower. Nice wall to wander round, great views across the Tay. And its free!!!

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This is an unexpected gem with something new to experience on each floor. Here you can find out about Broughty Life, Discover Life on the Land, Visit an Art Gallery and a Military Museum and view the surrounding area from the Observation Room. And all this is FREE!!! Well worth a visit.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

1st Nov 2014 We stayed at the Woodlands Hotel and strolled along the sandy beach with the aim of visiting the castle after seeing it is essentially the only 'real' tourist attraction in Broughty Ferry and reading reviews here. We were not disappointed. You can go straight to the viewing tower but I don't think that will lead to the... More

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Remember the castle from my childhood but the refurb has done wonders with interesting exhibits and spectacular views when you get to the top! Lots of steps though, so be warned!

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Worth a visit and friendly welcome inside. Interesting artefacts inside and is being developed as an attraction. Art gallery, wildlife sections and armoury displays on different floors with a great view right at the top. Free entry.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Right on the coast if your lucky you will see bottle nosed dolphins swimming in the sea. There is an abundance of wildlife.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Live close to this so visit here often in all weather and times of the year. The outside from the street side is bleak, and the rough casting gives the castle an odd look. However, the interior is worth a visit, and in this year of WW1 anniversaries, it is interesting given its' significance as a dump for arms. From... More

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Tarland, null, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We were warmly welcomed and found the castle very interesting with plenty to discover and enjoy, didn't realize how much history was related to this small fortress.

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