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Back for a second look

No sign of funding for the restoration of this Tower .The East side of the tower has supports high... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Fine example of a mid 15th century Tower

Sauchie Tower was built between 1430 and 1440 by James Schaw,It is very similar to the Alloa Tower... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2018
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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2 weeks ago
“Back for a second look”
27 Feb 2018
“Fine example of a mid 15th century Tower”
Fishcross, Sauchie FK10 3DE, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No sign of funding for the restoration of this Tower .The East side of the tower has supports high up and looks like some of the stonework has come away .There are wires running round the tower to lend support and not allow the cracks...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Sauchie Tower was built between 1430 and 1440 by James Schaw,It is very similar to the Alloa Tower and the Clackmannan Tower The Friends of Sauchie Tower was set up in 2002 to try to protect the tower from further decline, The Tower is built...More

Thank craigluscar
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Great for a family walk too. Once you get up to the tower there is a nice view of ochil hills and other surrounding areas.

Thank Frazmac83
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Heading along the A91 towards Stirling yesterday with my daughter, entering the small town of Alva, and immediately upon entering the small town we noticed signs for Sauchie Tower pointing to the left along an unclassified road. We thought that we would check it out,...More

Thank thetravellingmanUk
Reviewed 20 October 2017

As you drive along the A91 between Alva and Tillycoultry, you will see a brown tourist sign pointing to Sauchie Tower. I turned off and headed down the minor road, but I went all the way to a T junction and saw another sign pointing...More

Thank Alastair N
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Visited Sauchie tower during the doors open season which was organised by local preservation group. Knowledgeable volunteers took us around the grounds and up into the tower itself and provided a history of the buding. Fantastic opportunity to visit a site 'in situ' as there...More

Thank Faunzie
Reviewed 19 February 2016

. . . but then I am biased,as this tower is embedded in my ancestry.Schawpark also,which is nearby. I agree it is not in the best state of repair,but neither are many historic places throughout Scotland and all UK. However,in the eyes of many,that doesn't...More

1  Thank suziedd2015
Reviewed 22 August 2015

I hate to give this a bad review but I think it's only fair to people who are seeking attractions or going on the tower trail. This site is not open and is in a state of disrepair. There is an information board outside with...More

Thank Holly H
Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

We pass this on a regular basis and I have to admit at the moment the building itself is gorgeous. We look forward to visiting it once it has been restored.

Thank kaimoffat
Reviewed 29 September 2013 via mobile

Stayed at lodges nearby and pass it everyday, thought we would stop. The tower looks beautiful and after reading the notice board will return when it is restored.

Thank Lambchpp
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