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Address: Broughty Ferry, Dundee DD5 2PE, Scotland
Phone Number: 01382/436-916
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Super view of the Tay, interesting exhibitions for free

Broughty Castle has been there since the 15th century. There are exhibitions on each floor: flora and fauna, weapons, paintings. It's free. You get good views on the Tay. Walk... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We stayed in Dundee whilst attending the Open golf. Our hotel Jolly's was just around the corner from the castle. It was a bit blustery and as you are on the mouth of the Tay river we didn't expect much more. We were heading for St Andrews but decided to take in the castl as it was on the doorstep.... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Broughty Castle has been there since the 15th century. There are exhibitions on each floor: flora and fauna, weapons, paintings. It's free. You get good views on the Tay. Walk along the beach east if the castle and if you are lucky, you might see dolphins. We saw three!

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We were surprised to find this little gem right in town. The castle/fort is well preserved, free, and attended by two very pleasant and knowledgeable men. The displays of armor, etc were excellent.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Staff were very helpful and knowledgeable. It was no trouble to explain things and answer any questions. Interesting exhibits. Would go back again.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Lovely to walk around the outside and look out over the water, going inside the castle is great and looking around the museum!

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Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Lovely place to visit. Parking hit & miss. Not for disabled with the steep winding staircase but grounds beautiful & well maintained.

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Prescot, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We arrived at this castle on a wet and windy Thursday morning. Once inside, we spent some time viewing the small museum which is spread over several floors. The exhibits include an interesting art collection.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The castle has a lot of local exhibits local to the Ferry. You can also get views over to Fife from the top floor. The steps are quite difficult for the very young or elderly, but can be managed with care. Not sure if there is a lift available

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Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This is only a small Castle but it is very interesting. It has very good Museum with helpful staff who gave us a potted history of the 15th Century Castle. The art work was unexpected and of a high quality. Information regarding local identities and their contributions to the area and the views from the top over the Tay Estuary... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Broughty Castle is a fifteenth century coastal castle now housing a museum dedicated to the life and times of Broughty Ferry, the people, wildlife and environment. There is also a collection of paintings from the Victorian Orchar Collection and an observation room at the top of the castle with magnificent views over the Tay estuary. Floors are accessed via a... More 

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

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