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Torry Battery

Greyhope Rd, Aberdeen AB11 8QX, Scotland
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What no dolphins?

With so many road improvements going on it was a little difficult to find. we had come for the view... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Paul C
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Wickham Market, United Kingdom
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While visiting Torry, myself & some friends visited the Torry Battery, I found it very interesting... read more

Reviewed February 2, 2018
Teresa Jane D
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Greyhope Rd, Aberdeen AB11 8QX, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With so many road improvements going on it was a little difficult to find. we had come for the view and had hoped to see the dolphins but they were not keen to show themselves during the hour we were there. Interesting watching all the...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

While visiting Torry, myself & some friends visited the Torry Battery, I found it very interesting & informative

Thank Teresa Jane D
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

On our last trip, the road around Girdleness was closed to traffic, however, we walked as far as the Torry Battery and back. It was a very brisk walk in winter, and it was nice to see the waves coming over the breakwater. We actually...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

The car park can be found by coming from Aberdeen City Centre on A956 along Victoria Road through Torry then turning right onto St Fitticks Road then right along Greyhope Road. The car park has been upgraded recently, a real improvement. The Torry Battery is...More

Thank George B
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

I have visited many times and yesterday's visit was equally enjoyable built for defensive purposes hundreds of years ago it is well worth visiting now the lighthouse, stunning views and maybe dolphins

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

This is a great place to watch the dolphins at the harbour entrance. There is a car park or it's a 20 minute walk from 2 bus routes. There are information boards for both the harbour and wildlife, and the history of the battery.

1  Thank Liz B
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

I have been here many times, usually by car and sat eating like very fish and chips from the Tory Chipper. There are fantastic views across the se and the Battery itself. Its is an old Armstrong defence point.

Thank Suzy H
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

Visited twice whilst up here on holiday.The car park has been tarmacced although the entrance is still narrow.On first visit loads of the creatures chasing and catching the abundant salmon.A sight to see is a salmon leaping out of the water to avoid being eaten...More

1  Thank David G
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

The easiest way to find this from centre of Aberdeen is the A956 goung along Victoria Road through Torry turning left into St Fiiticks Road then right along Greyhope Road. The car park is a bit tight but the views from the top carpark are...More

Thank George B
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

Built to defend Aberdeen from invasion in the 19th century The Torry Battery is situated on the South side of the harbour overlooking the City to the North. Not much remains of the fort now but once inside the main gate you can still see...More

2  Thank Ricky S
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