Aberlemno Sculptured Stones. Important set of Pictish stones consisting of a seventh-century symbol stone and two
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
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
Two miles west of Carnoustie - A92/A930
Apl - Sept
Brechin Castle Centre 62 acre country park
with walks, ornamental lake and farm.
Of A90 at Brechin junction, 25 miles north of
Brechin Cathedral Round Tower Eleventh
century. View from outside. Adjacent church contains collection of
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
Caledonina Railway Brechin Ltd. Steam
journey from Brechin to Bridge of Dun. At Brechin turnoff on A90 Dundee/Aberdeen
Camera Obscura. This was presented to
Kirriemuir by J M Barrie.
At Kirriemuir off A90/A926 six miles north
west of Forfar.
Camperdown Country Park. 18 hole golf course,
woodland walks and boating pond. Wildlife centre.
on A923 three miles north of Dundee.
Carnousite Golf Course. Challenging links
On A92, follow signs for Carnoustie.
Claypotts Castle. Built in sixteenth century
and occupied until the nineteenth century.
South on A92 near Broughy Ferry.
Limited opening. please phone to confirm
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
Discovery Point and
RRS Discovery. Scott's
famous Antarctic Royal Research Ship RRS Discovery.
Opposite Dundee Railway station.
Edzell Castle & Garden. Super grounds with
sixteenth century courthouse mansion adjoined to late medieval round
Off B966 six miles north of Brechin
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
Off A94 west of Forfar town centre.
Glamis Castle Some rooms open to public.
Grounds with mature trees, walled and Italian gardens. Childhood
home of HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother.
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
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.
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
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
Monikie Country Park. Offers a range of water
sports and woodland walks.
Signed off A92.
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
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
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
Pictavia Visitor Centre. Exhibition providing
insight into the lives of the Picts.
Off A90 at Brechin junction, 25 miles north of
Mon-Sat. Winter restrictions
Sensation Dundee. Science centre. Hands on
Greenmarket Dundee city.
Shaws Dundee Sweet Factory. Based on 1950's
style workshop. Handmade sweeties!
34 Mains Logan north of Dundee city centre.
Unicorn (H M Frigate) the Unicorn is the
oldest British built ship afloat (launched 1824). Now houses naval
Victoria Dock beside Tay Road Bridge Dundee.
& 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
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