Activities in the Local Area

Walking and Hiking

Angus and Perthshire are both known to be excellent for walking and hiking. Both cottages are located a short distance from the stunning Angus Glens with countless trails, walks, and hills.

Forfar and Kirriemuir also has a lot of excellent path networks and woods for walking.

The area is also home to The Cateran Trail, which is a 64-mile hike through some of the most scenic areas in Perthshire.

  • Glen Clova
  • Glen Doll
  • Glen Esk
  • Glen Isla
  • Glen Prosen
  • Glen Lethnot
  • Mount Blair
  • Forfar Lochs
  • Cateran Trail

Kirriemuir, Glamis and Forfar

Kirriemuir, Glamis, and Forfar all have lots of activities to offer and places to see, for all ages.

Kirriemuir is the birthplace of Peter Pan creator J.M Barrie and is also home to one of only 4 Camera Obscuras in Scotland.

There are many castles to see and visit in the area with Glamis Castle perhaps the most notable.

  • Birthplace of JM Barrie
  • Camera Obscura
  • Gateway to the Glens Museum
  • Cortachy Castle
  • Balintore Castle
  • Glamis Castle
  • Murton Trust
  • Camperdown Park & Wildlife Centre
  • Peter Pan Play Park
  • Monikie Country Park
  • Meffan Institute
  • Crombie Country Park

Local Golf Courses

Angus and Perthshire contain some of the best golf courses in the whole of the UK.

Championship courses such as St Andrews, Carnoustie, and Gleneagles are all within a reasonable distance.

  • Kirriemuir
  • Alyth
  • Forfar
  • Carnoustie
  • Barry
  • Brechin
  • Monifieth
  • Montrose
  • Edzell
  • St Andrews
  • Fife Coast Links
  • Gleneagles

Local Activities

Fishing is an excellent pastime in these part with lots of superb places to fish including salmon and trout fishing on the River Tay and River Esk.

There are plenty of opportunities for the keen cyclist with countless trails and cycling routes in the area.

  • Fishing – River Tay
  • Fishing – River Esk
  • Mountain Climbing – Cairngorms
  • Skiing – Cairngorms
  • Skiing – Glenshee
  • Nae Limits – Outdoor Pursuits
  • Cycling

Shopping & Cities

The cottages are both perfectly situated for visiting a number of cities which are all within a reasonable distance.

Dundee, Perth, and Aberdeen all have excellent shopping, sights, and amenities.

For a day out Edinburgh is a short car/train journey away with a host of sights, historical landmarks and just about anything else you could hope to see.

  • Dundee
  • Perth
  • Aberdeen
  • Edinburgh
  • Kirriemuir
  • Forfar

Beaches & Coastal Trails

The east coast of Scotland is home to some of the most amazing beaches and coastal trails.

The Angus coastline contains some beautiful beaches such as Montrose, Arbroath, and Carnoustie.

Slightly further afield there is the Fife coastal path containing some stunning beaches such as St Andrews, Tentsmuir, and Kingsbarns.

  • Montrose
  • Carnoustie
  • St Andrews
  • Arbroath
  • Broughty Ferry
  • Fife Coast

Something for all the family…

Many other activities locally such as kayaking, bouldering, llama walks, bike hire.

Information is displayed in the cottages but please contact the owner if information required beforehand.

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Glamis Castle
Kirriemuir statue