Built in 1496, Broughty Castle has survived countless sieges and battles.

Today it houses fascinating displays on the life and times of Broughty Ferry, its people, the environment and the wildlife that live close by.

The Orchar Gallery located within the Castle, features a selection of around 30 paintings from the amazing Orchar Collection - one of the most important collections of Scottish Victorian art in the country, once owned by James Guthrie Orchar, (1825-1898), a prominent Dundee businessman and a former Lord Provost of Broughty Ferry.

Minutes from the Broughty Ferry beach and esplanade, the museum has magnificent views over the River Tay.

Tay Rail and Road Bridges

The Tay Estuary is straddled by two significant examples of structural engineering - the Tay Rail and Ray Road bridges.The Tay Rail Bridge was completed in 1887 and sweeps across the estuary carrying rail traffic between Dundee and neighbouring Fife.It replaced the original crossing which collapsed...

HMS Unicorn

HMS Unicorn:  the most original old ship in the worldLaunched in 1824 HMS Unicorn is the third oldest ship in the world still afloat and one of the six oldest ships in the world!  She is Scotland’s only preserved warship and is the most completely original ship in the entire world...