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Tag: firth of tay

  • Castles


    The ruins of Ballinbreich Castle can be seen almost three miles east of Newburgh on a steep bank on the southern shore overhanging the Firth of Tay. The ruins stand on private property but it was originally with the ancient Abernathy family before it passed by marriage to the Earls of Rothes. The Earls of Rothes took from it the title Baron Ballinbreich. Ballinbreich is a Celtic word which ...

  • Castles


    Broughty Castle has stood majestically at the mouth of the river Tay since 1496. It is built on the tip of a rocky promonotory projecting into the shallow waters of the Firth of Tay, which is an attractive little town five miles east of Dundee, not far from the harbor of Broughty Ferry. The castle has stunning views across the Tay River and is only minutes away from Broughty Ferry Beach and ...

  • Golf Courses


    Monifieth Golf Links has prestigious neighbors – enough to reassure you that this is a links course worth playing. Carnoustie is four miles away along the coast and St. Andrews is a 30-minute drive away. Like them Monifieth is also a public links; furthermore, it is a qualifying course for the British Open when the Open is held at Carnoustie. You may not have heard much about this hidden gem ...