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Broughty Castle

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Address: Broughty Ferry, Dundee DD5 2PE, Scotland
Phone Number:
+44 1382 436916

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Great value, worth seeing, pleasant staff. You get a real taste of history and the views are great of the Tay estuary and over to Fife

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Donald F
Tarland, null, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this afternoon whilst my wife was still on New Year break. From all the 'excellent' reviews on Tripadvisor I was interested to see what it had to offer. The grounds of the castle are well kept and there are excellent views from the exterior walls. Castle itself is in very good condition considering it's age and the beating it... More 

Thank thetravellingmanUk
Tarland, null, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great value, worth seeing, pleasant staff. You get a real taste of history and the views are great of the Tay estuary and over to Fife

Thank Donald F
Dundee, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This castle was built to protect the City of Dundee. The museum contains a comprehensive history of the castle and also the local community and of whaling exploits

Thank billfairweather
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36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Magic castle lovely spot if you like castles you will love this one the castle in in very fine order and was part of Dundee history must see

Thank maldonfox
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

A small castle with an interesting and varied history. Well woth a visit if in the area but not worth going too far out of ones way for.

Thank Paul from UK
Scheveningen, The Netherlands
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

This castle is a must - for the castle, the views, the exhibition, and the village. Great walk to the beach, some really nice restaurants, and one of the nicest villages in the area...

Thank Andreas G
Warsaw, Poland
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Staying at Broughty Ferry we couldn't not to visit the castle. This is very interesting place, with fantastic exhibitions inside.

Thank GoskaKulinska
Perth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

The stairs are steep and narrow turning round as you go up. We were welcomed by staff on the first floor where there is a museum. The second floor held a lovely surprise - it was a super art gallery featuring a collection of paintings dating back to the 1860s, collected by Orchar. The paintings were done by many artists... More 

Banff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Well we stayed for two nights and wanted to see a few the local places of interest and this was the first real impressive loads stairs to climb up the spiral but nice displays good views and free so that was a bonus

Thank Alan D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Spent a very interesting hour or so exploring the exhibits and historical information provided. Worth a visit if you are in the area. Dogs are not permitted inside the castle. It can also be windy at this location so wrap up if visiting in the cooler months.

Thank DaisySteiner

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