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Tantallon Castle

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Address: , North Berwick EH39 5PN, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1620 892727
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Description: Ascend Tantallon's towers for spectacular views of the Bass Rock and to...
Ascend Tantallon's towers for spectacular views of the Bass Rock and to watch gannets plunge into the North Sea. Then descend into the depths of a particularly grim pit prison.
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Amazing location and must see views

Stunning location, helpful information panels, lots to admire including the 360' views, including those of Bass Rock. helpful member of staff, parking.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Stunning location, helpful information panels, lots to admire including the 360' views, including those of Bass Rock. helpful member of staff, parking.

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Esher, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Situated on a beautiful promontory, Tantallon Castle sits proudly looking out to Bass Rock and the Fife Shoreline and no trip along the coast would be complete without walking on its manicured lawns and discovering the fascinating history of the Red Douglas's . Like all the Scottish Heritage sites I have visited they maintain and present this fine ruin impeccably,... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

I'm a big fan of castles and this one is certainly worth a visit. We were very surprised at just how much of the castle is still standing and better still, how much you were able to wander around. There is actually more that you can see rather than can't (if that makes sense!!). We visited on a beautiful sunny... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Tantallon castle is a wonderfully tourist attraction I would highly recommended it for a family day trip it is very interesting and I am shore you will learn a bit about what life was like in the olden days and about the history and heritage of north Berwick and the east Lothian coast line.

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Glenrothes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Visited Tantallon castle whilst caravanning in Dunbar and was extremely impressed by the experience. So many nooks and crannies to explore and a fabulous view of the Firth of Forth from the ramparts. Would definitely recommend -especially for adventurous children- if you are in the area!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

It is some years since my husband and I visited Tantallon and it was always a great favourite with our daughters so we decided to take the grandchildren. It was one of the better summer days when we arrived although before we departed the famous mist had started to roll in from the Forth. There are splendid views of the... More 

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Blewbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

a national trust property, great views over the sea, lovely to see the sea birds all around, great for an hour or two on a "non beach" day!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Passed by the castle but since we are more interested in scenery than ruins, we did not go inside. However, there is a private field nearby where you can pay 3 pounds to drive in. Once inside, you will arrive at a cliff where there is a beach with crystal-clear water on your right and the view of the castle... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Really lovely and dramatic castle to visit. On a clear day it affords great views. You can climb up onto the ramparts or relax on the grass whilst looking at the Bass Rock.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Very good day out kids&adults alike both loved it,very tranquil when relaxing on the grass will b going again

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