Blackness Castle

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Blackness Castle stands on a rocky spit jutting out into the Firth of Forth. The castle comprises of a curtain wall, with north and south towers, and a separate central tower, in the courtyard. To the south-west, a defensive spur forms the main entrance. A water gate to the north-west gives access to a pier. Outside the walls are 19th-century soldier’s barracks and officer’s quarters. There are good views of the Bridges across the Forth from the pier and the castle towers,

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