Tantallon Castle Photos

Tantallon Castle (c1360; abandoned 1651) offers scenic ruins overlooking the Firth of Forth & Bass Rock, once a prison fortress & now a major seabird colony. Tantallon is run as museum by Historic Scotland (HES) and is an easy drive east of Edinburgh.

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Tantallon Castle run as museum by Historic Scotland.Tantallon Castle framed in ruins of walls. Scotland.Walls of Tantallon Castle built in layers. Scotland.Mid tower entrance to Tantallon Castle. Scotland.
Tantallon Castle (c1360; abandoned 1651) run as museum by Historic Scotland (HES). Scotland.Tantallon Castle framed in ruins of walls. Scotland.Walls of Tantallon Castle built in layers. Scotland.Mid tower entrance to Tantallon Castle. Scotland.
Panorama of Tantallon Castle. Scotland....
Panorama of Tantallon Castle. Scotland....
Interior walls at Tantallon Castle. Scotland.Mid towers at Tantallon Castle. Scotland.Walls at Tantallon Castle. Scotland.Wall patterns at Tantallon Castle. Scotland.
Interior walls at Tantallon Castle. Scotland.Mid towers at Tantallon Castle. Scotland.Walls at Tantallon Castle. Scotland.Wall patterns at Tantallon Castle. Scotland.
Wall patterns at Tantallon Castle. Scotland.Bass Rock off Tantallon Castle. Scotland.Bass Rock with castle remains & 20thC lighthouse off Tantallon Castle. Scotland.Bass Rock now a bird sanctuary in Firth of Forth with biggest gannet colony in world. Scotland.
Wall patterns at Tantallon Castle. Scotland.Bass Rock off Tantallon Castle. Scotland.Bass Rock with castle remains (1400s) & 20thC lighthouse off Tantallon Castle. Scotland.Bass Rock now a bird sanctuary in Firth of Forth with biggest gannet colony in world. Scotland.
Distant shipping & lighthouse seen from Tantallon Castle. Scotland.Shoals off Tantallon Castle. Scotland.Cliffs seen from Tantallon Castle. Scotland.Fulmar <i>Fulmarus glacialisat</i> nesting on cliff near Tantallon Castle. Scotland.
Distant shipping & lighthouse seen from Tantallon Castle. Scotland.Shoals off Tantallon Castle. Scotland.Cliffs seen from Tantallon Castle. Scotland.Fulmar Fulmarus glacialisat nesting on cliff near Tantallon Castle. Scotland.
Fulmar <i>Fulmarus glacialisat</i> nesting on cliff near Tantallon Castle. Scotland.Fulmar <i>Fulmarus glacialisat</i> nesting on cliff near Tantallon Castle. Scotland.Swift flies near Tantallon Castle. Scotland.Goldfinch <i>Carduelis carduelis</i> near Tantallon Castle. Scotland.
Fulmar Fulmarus glacialisat nesting on cliff near Tantallon Castle. Scotland.Fulmar Fulmarus glacialisat nesting on cliff near Tantallon Castle. Scotland.Swift flies near Tantallon Castle. Scotland.Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis near Tantallon Castle. Scotland.

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