• Fort Fincastle and Water Tower
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Fort Fincastle and Water Tower

Type: Great Views, Historic Sites

Map / Directions 10Best Says

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


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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