The last of the grand medieval castles, set high on a cliff edge and featuring a massive red sandstone curtain wall, Tantallon Castle was home to the Red Douglas dynasty.
Tantallon castle is owned and run by Historic Scotland and well worth a visit. Afterwards (or before) visit Drift which is very close to the castle. This is a cafe built from shipping containers. As well as great food the views of the sea with the Bass rock close by are spectacular.
Dramatic views. Great place for hide and seek with kids!! A touch of local history.
Wonderful Castle to explore with great views of the Bass Rock and Seacliff beach.
This is a semi-ruined mid 14th century fortress with amazing views out to the Bass Rock.
Tantallon Castle is a semi-ruined mid-14th-century fortress, located 5 kilometres east of North Berwick, in East Lothian, Scotland. It sits atop a promontory opposite the Bass Rock, looking out onto the Firth of Forth. Maintained by Historic Scotland, offering great views, historic information and…
“Great cocktails, good food and atmosphere. Always busy so best to book a table to avoid disappointment.”
“Excellent venue for a sit down meal or just a small bite to eat with a glass of wine! Child friendly and free Wifi available. www.oldclubhouse.com”
“Dirleton castle is a few miles drive away from Dunbar and is well worth visiting. The Archerfield estate (home of the Renaissance golf course which hosted the Scottish open in 2019) is close by and has an excellent restaurant for breakfast or lunch. They brew their own beer there!”
“Highly recommended. More expensive high end Italian. Always busy so book early to avoid disappointment. ”