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Set on the edge of the cliffs, looking out to the Bass Rock, this formidable castle was a stronghold of the Douglas family. Ascend Tantallon’s towers for spectacular views of the Bass Rock and to watch gannets plunge into the North Sea. Then descend...more
All reviews bass rock stunning views well worth a visit the cliff historic scotland climb the stairs ticket office interesting history information boards small shop oliver cromwell guide book sunny day nooks and crannies clean toilets car park worth the climb
We visited on a sunny but windy day,so my first piece of advise is to wrap up warm as the castle is high on the cliffs and very exposed!
The history is fascinating,and is detailed on information boards dotted around at strategic places.
This ruin is among my favorites of those we saw, and we saw MANY in the two weeks we were Scotland. Dunnottar was my favorite ruin, but for those who can't handle the over 200 steps down and up, Tantallon is easier to get to....More
This Castle was recommended to us by a local Scot that we met while having breakfast in North Berwick. It was a foggy day so we couldn’t see the water at all, but we enjoyed the castle. The grounds were beautiful and the day was...More
Second visit, this time with my sister and her husband. We hoped that they would like it as much as we had and they did. It was a very windy day but it didn't stop my sister and me going as high up as we...More
Family visit with pensioners. Why isn’t this an option Tripadvisor?
Step back in time and experience a medieval castle.
A mere £6 entry fee and even cheaper for oldies, you’re in for a treat. It is hard going to take your oldies though as...More