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Tourist information for Angus & City of Dundee

 

Tourist Information Centre Dundee:

Market Place Arbroath, DD11 1HR & 21 Castle Street, Dundee. DD1 3AA. 01382 527527

 

 

Aberlemno Sculptured Stones. Important set of Pictish stones consisting of a seventh-century symbol stone and two cross slabs.

Magnificent range of Pictish sculptured stones: three stand alongside the B9134 and one, a cross-slab with interlaced decoration, Pictish symbols and a battle scene is in the churchyard.
The stones are very vulnerable to frost damage in winter and are therefore boxed from October to May.

Six miles north west of Forfar on B9134

Open access but covered in winter.

0131 668 8800


Angus Folk Museum. Experience life as a Scottish landworker at this fascinating folk museum. Housed in six 18th-century Angus cottages, the collection offers a vivid insight into the realities of rural life over the past 200 years

Apl-Sept

01307 840288

www.nts.org.uk


Arbroath Abbey. Established by William the Lion in 1178.

Off A92 in centre of Arbroath.

Winter restrictions.01241 878756


Barry Mill. Water powered meal mill built in 1814. In good order. You can still see corn being ground and the turning waterwheel.

Two miles west of Carnoustie - A92/A930

Apl - Sept

01241 856761

www.nts.org.uk


Brechin Castle Centre 62 acre country park with walks, ornamental lake and farm.

Of A90 at Brechin junction, 25 miles north of Dundee.

Winter restrictions

01356 626813


Brechin Cathedral Round Tower Eleventh century. View from outside. Adjacent church contains collection of carved stones.

Off A933 Brechin town centre.

0131 668 8800


Broughty Ferry Castle Museum. Fifteenth century fort at mouth of Tay estuary. Broughty Ferry is a seaside haven and is where the jute barons, making their fortune from the mills of 19th century Dundee, built their mansions.

Four miles east of Dundee city off A930 in Broughty Ferry.

Winter restrictions

01382 436916


Caledonina Railway Brechin Ltd. Steam journey from Brechin to Bridge of Dun. At Brechin turnoff on A90 Dundee/Aberdeen road.

May-Sept

01356 622992

 

 

 

 

 


 Camera Obscura. This was presented to Kirriemuir by J M Barrie.

At Kirriemuir off A90/A926 six miles north west of Forfar.

01575 572646


Camperdown Country Park. 18 hole golf course, woodland walks and boating pond. Wildlife centre.

on A923 three miles north of Dundee.

01382 432661


Carnousite Golf Course. Challenging links course.

On A92, follow signs for Carnoustie.

Booking essential

01241 853789


Claypotts Castle. Built in sixteenth century and occupied until the nineteenth century.

South on A92 near Broughy Ferry.

Limited opening. please phone to confirm

01786 431324


Crombie Country Park. 250 acres parkland with loch. Nature trails, range service, guided walks, wildlife hide.

Signed from A92 to B961 three miles north west of Muirdrum

01241 860360


Discovery Point and RRS Discovery. Scott's famous Antarctic Royal Research Ship RRS Discovery.

Opposite Dundee Railway station.

01382 201245

 

 

 

 

 


Edzell Castle & Garden. Super grounds with sixteenth century courthouse mansion adjoined to late medieval round tower house.

Off B966 six miles north of Brechin

Winter restrictions

01356 648631


Forfar Loch Country Park Parkland of 93 acres. Ranger service with events and guided walks. The north bank of Forfar Loch is a haven for wildlife throughout the year. In Spring , elder, hawthorn and blackthorn are in blossom and they provide numerous nesting sites...

Off A94 west of Forfar town centre.

01307 461118

 

 


Glamis Castle Some rooms open to public. Grounds with mature trees, walled and Italian gardens. Childhood home of HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother.

Apl-Oct

01307 840393

 


House of Dun. Designed by William Adam. House and gardens, wooded walks and walled garden. With so much history behind it, the rich character of the House of Dun is sure to keep you occupied all day...

On A935 three miles west of Montrose.

House Apl, June - Sept

Gardens all year

01674 810264

www.nts.org.uk


J M Barrie's Birthplace. Author of Peter Pan. J M Barrie, was born here in 1860, one of ten children. See how his early life at Kirriemuir with his brothers and sisters inspired the characters and storylines in his work... Original Wendy house and exhibits.

Brechin Road Kirriemuir.

Apl-Sept

01575 572646

www.nts.org.uk


Meffan Museum and Art Gallery. Situated in Forfar Town centre, close to The Cross and Town and County Hall. Free parking available in the Myre Car Park close by. Ramp available on request for disabled visitors. Accessible toilet. Shop

Mon-Sat

01307 464123


Mills Observatory, full time public observatory. View stars and planet through a Victorian telescope, look at safe images of sun, artificial night sky shows constellations and planets.

Balgay Park one mile west of Dundee city centre.

Winter restrictions.

01382 435846


Monikie Country Park. Offers a range of water sports and woodland walks.

Signed off A92.

01382 370202


Montrose Air Station Museum. Artefacts and memorabilia telling story of aerodrome from 1913. Aircraft and vehicles sometimes on display. Pillbox, Anderson shelter. Events.

Waldron Road north side of Montrose on A92.

Sundays 12 - 5pm

01674 674210


Montrose Basin Wildlife Centre. Enclosed estuary of South Esk river. Feeding ground for thousands of resident and migrant birds. Wildlife centre where you can view area through telescopes, binoculars and TV cameras.

On A92 one mile south of Montrose.

Apl-Oct. Winter restrictions

01674 676336

 

 


Montrose Museum and Art Gallery. Maritime and natural history. Pictish stones. Situated in Montrose's Mid Links, behind the High Street, diagonally opposite Montrose Academy. On street parking adjacent. Disabled access difficult. Shop

Mon-Sat


Pictavia Visitor Centre. Exhibition providing insight into the lives of the Picts.

Off A90 at Brechin junction, 25 miles north of Dundee.

Mon-Sat. Winter restrictions

01356 626241

 

 

 


Sensation Dundee. Science centre. Hands on activities.

Greenmarket Dundee city.

From 10am

01382 228800


Shaws Dundee Sweet Factory. Based on 1950's style workshop. Handmade sweeties!

34 Mains Logan north of Dundee city centre.

01382 461435


Unicorn (H M Frigate) the Unicorn is the oldest British built ship afloat (launched 1824). Now houses naval museum.

Victoria Dock beside Tay Road Bridge Dundee.

Winter restrictions

01382 200900


Verdant Works & RSS Discovery. A working jute mill - take a tour of the trade. Range of displays with film shows and exhibits.

West Henderson Wynd, north west of Dundee city centre.

Winter restrictions.

01382 225282


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