• Fort Fincastle and Water Tower
    Photo courtesy of Chelle Koster Walton
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Fort Fincastle and Water Tower

Type: Great Views, Historic Sites



Map / Directions 10Best Says

Sightseeing: Near the top of the Queen's Staircase at the highest point of the island stand the ruins of Fort Fincastle, built by Governor Lord Dunmore in 1793. Although small and never tested in battle, the...  Read More
Historic Sites: Near the top of the Queen's Staircase at the highest point of the island stand the ruins of Fort Fincastle, built by Governor Lord Dunmore in 1793. Although small and never tested in battle, the fort...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Daily 9am-5pm Contact for Specific Dates and Times

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • BSD10

  • Sightseeing: "If you're touring on your own, avoid heavy cruise ship days because this is a top stop for shore excursions."
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: Fort Fincastle stands on the list of nearly every island tour itinerary.

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