Forfar and the Angus Glens
There are seven towns in Angus – Arbroath, Brechin, Carnoustie, Forfar, Kirriemuir, Monifieth and Montrose – each with its own unique character and attractions. Within a short drive you can also find the City of Dundee and within an hour you will be in Perth.
There really is not much that this area doesn’t have from the breath taking scenery of the rolling hills and glens, to sandy white beaches.
There are lots of exciting things to see and do in between, from playing championship golf courses to visiting castles and historic houses or attending an eclectic mix of events and festivals throughout the year.
With arts and culture in abundance, family-friendly attractions and all the greats – from shopping to food and drink and entertainment –Angus and Tayside has everything to make a stay both exciting and relaxing –
A host of sport and leisure opportunities , retail centres, theatres and food outlets complement any day out.
Situated just four miles to the east of Dundee city centre lies the seaside suburb of Broughty Ferry. Known as “the jewel in Dundee’s crown”, its fine esplanade and sweeping sands provide the perfect place for a relaxing stroll or a quiet picnic.
Glen Clova , Glen Prosen and Glen Doll are all dramatic areas just within a short drive of the park and popular with walkers looking to bag a Munro.
Although popular with walkers looking to bag a Munro the glens are peaceful and a world away from the busier tourist regions.
At the very edge of the glens sits Kirriemuir home of JM Barrie and offers a mix of cafe shops and attractions to relax before or after a days walking.
GlenShee offers spectacular scenery as well as being a popular ski resort for the more adventurous.
Castles and Palaces
Glamis Castle, childhood home of the Queen there is many a story that this iconic castle could tell.
Still a family home it offers a full days out with many walks in its scenic groundsand hosts a range of daytime and evening events all year round
The stunning Scone Palace lies to the west and is of course the crowning place of Scottish Kings.
Visit one of the best kept gardens in the region it too offers an range of activities and events all year long
The Angus district boasts 28 golf courses including the iconic championship course at Carnoustie.
The Camperdown course has been described in the national press as one of the ‘Magnificent 7’ courses in ‘Carnoustie Country’ and is a ‘must play’ for every level of golfer and is a short drive from the meadows.
There is a course for every level of ability on your doorstep !!
Lets not forget that Gleneagles and St Andrews can be reached in an hours drive too !!!