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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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Broughty Castle

Nice museum which is free to visit. Lots of exhibits to see despite this being quite a small museum. Great view from the top but beware the narrow winding staircase. Going up is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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dundee
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dundee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice museum which is free to visit. Lots of exhibits to see despite this being quite a small museum. Great view from the top but beware the narrow winding staircase. Going up is easier than coming down!

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london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took a bus from Dundee to Broughty Ferry, it's a lovely little town with lots of shops and places to eat. We visited Broughty Castle and it's free to enter. It was really interesting and there are wonderful views and lots of activities for children. The staff were very helpful and full of knowledge.

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scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The old castle is of historical value as it let's the visitors see how old Dundee used to be .....The town is renowned for ...jute...jam & journalism but there is more to discover when you visit Broughty castle as it has an array of relics & information. ...I wont spoil by telling you but go give it a visit &... More 

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Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The castle is not as big as some of them but still interesting, ideal for families with teens or younger children.

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Dundee
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Useful location whatever the weather. Excellent location at the mouth of the river Tay with great views from the upper floors (if you select a clean window!). Interesting museum with some useful activities for kids. In good weather the grounds of the castle provide fun for kids and adults and nearby is the harbour and a well equpped children's play... More 

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Dundee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The castle has been open for years to the public but I haven't visited for a long long time. Decided to take a look during the summer. It has lots of things of interest and staff friendly and knowledgable. No charge for entry. Happily passed some time.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The outside of the castle is where the real interest lay for my grandchildren. Imaginations were working overtime on the battlements and around the cannons. The museum in the tower is small and the access is only for the physically active. There is only a small selection of exhibits on view, but the model of the railway ferry is fascinating.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this was the best day of my life, its not great for young kids because these a lot of stairs, another negative is that there is no lift for wheelchair users but it was amazing

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

4 levels up small spiral staircase. Facilities within and small shop. Free entry. Nice grounds. Lots of interesting bits and pieces to see in the cabinets.

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not only does this location have lots of history, but it's a museum as well, entry is free, parking can be a minor problem in high season, great views out towards the north sea and up the Tay river, the artifacts on display range from art to local history, a visit is a must. Scotland is famous for its castles,... More 

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