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 Castles of Scotland - Broughty Castle






Location
Broughty Ferry, City of Dundee, Scotland

Description
Broughty Castle is situated at Broughty Ferry on the mouth of the River Tay. It was built in 1496 on a rocky promontory. During the eighteenth century it fell into ruin, to be rebuilt in the 1860s as part of the Crimean War effort. Broughty Castle Museum houses fascinating displays on the life and times of Broughty Ferry, its people, the environment and the wildlife that live close by.


Other Castles in the Area
  Ballinbreich Castle, Fife
  Claypotts Castle, City of Dundee
  Collairnie Castle, Fife
  Dairsie Castle, Fife
  Denmylne Castle, Fife
  Dudhope Castle, City of Dundee
  Ethie Castle, Angus
  Falkland Palace, Fife
  Fernie Castle, Fife
  Fingask Castle, Perth and Kinross
  Glamis Castle, Angus
  Kellie Castle, Fife
  Kinnaird Castle, Angus
  Kinnaird Castle, Perth and Kinross
  Lordscairnie Castle, Fife
  Myres Castle, Fife
  Pittarthie Castle, Fife
  Scotstarvit Tower, Fife
  St Andrews Castle, Fife







St Andrews Castle
Broughty Castle and Curtain Wall. The walls surrounding this castle at the sea approaches to Dundee are star-shaped. This permitted defenders to have lines of fire along the walls

Photograph by Colin Smith. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

St Andrews Castle
Broughty Castle

Photograph by Mark Wrycraft. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

St Andrews Castle
Broughty Castle

Photograph by Val Vannet. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)


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