Fife and Angus Sights

Broughty Castle

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  • Broughty Ferry

Published 10/27/2015

Fodor's Review

Originally built to guard the Tay Estuary, Broughty Castle is now a museum focusing on fishing, ferries, and the history of the area's whaling industry. The canons and ramparts make for fine photo opportunities, and inside (up a very narrow stairway) are four floors of displays, including the lovely art collection of the Victorian inventor and engineer Sir James Orchar. To the north of the castle lies beautiful Broughty Ferry Beach, which, even in mid-winter, is enjoyed by the locals; there is a regular bus service from Dundee's city center.

Sight Information


Castle Approach, 4 miles east of city center, Broughty Ferry, Dundee City, DD5 2TF, Scotland

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Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Apr.–Sept., Mon.–Sat. 10–4, Sun. 12:30–4; Oct.–Mar., Tues.–Sat. 10–4, Sun. 12:30–4

Published 10/27/2015


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