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Tantallon Castle (HS)

North Berwick

 

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Ascend Tantallon's towers for spectacular views of the Bass Rock and to watch gannets plunge into the North Sea. Then descend into the depths of a particularly grim pit prison.

The castle was home to the powerful Red Douglas dynasty, which often clashed with the Crown. It was besieged by both James IV and James V but was ultimately destroyed by Oliver Cromwell's troops in a siege of 1651. Many artefacts are displayed to help tell its dramatic stories.

Opening Times

April to September, 9.30am - 5.30pm. October to March, 10.00am - 4.00pm.

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Rating

Visit Scotland
4 Stars

Contact

Tantallon Castle (HS)

North Berwick
East Lothian
EH39 5PN
Phone: 01620 892 727
Email: customer@hes.scot
Website: http://www.historicenvironment.s...
Tantallon Castle © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk

Directions

3 miles east of North Berwick off A198

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