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Barsalloch Fort

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Port William DG8 9LQ, Scotland
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Steep walk to history and views

I took one look at the steps and gave the camera to my history loving husband. Off he set up the... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
thainforever
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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a nice walk up the many steps with a hand rail to help if need be and great view

this historical location was a good idea and well worth a stop at to view the fort and the views of... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Letham45
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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

I took one look at the steps and gave the camera to my history loving husband. Off he set up the steps to a hilltop fort. Views from the top were stunning, and to top it off a military plane shot over the top out...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

this historical location was a good idea and well worth a stop at to view the fort and the views of the land and sea around

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

If you are interested in history, it is worth the climb from the road up to this fortified farming settlement from about 2000 years ago. Three sides are protected by a D- shaped ditch and the fourth by the steep cliff. It probably contained four...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2016

Yes ! Worth the effort to make the climb up to this ancient site. The panorama ensure that the approaching enemy coming from the sea would have been spotted early. Take time to explore the layout. NOT for the less able. .

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Reviewed 31 May 2016

Park by the side of the A747 and then climb up some well-laid, but steep steps to get to this ancient fortified area. A moat and embankment show where the fortification were, which combined with the site being on such a high point, would have...More

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