If you’re not staying in Angus for a long period of time, it can be overwhelming how to plan your time. Here are a few possible day trips you might like to consider during your time with us. You may not manage everything in one day even, but it might be worth a try…
Dunnottar / Stonehaven
19.8 miles away
- Dundee V & A – This stunning new design museum lies directly on the waterfront.
- RRS Discovery Ship – Robert Falcon Scott’s famous three-masted ship launched in 1901.
- McManus Galleries – There are eight galleries, where visitors can embark on a journey through up to 400 million years.
- Scotland’s Jute Museum – Visit a fascinating part of Dundee’s industrial textile heritage.
- Camperdown Wildlife Centre – See Wolves, Snowy Owls, Ring-Tailed Lemurs, Meerkats, Otters and European Brown Bears.
- Overgate and Wellgate shopping centres – All within easy walking distance of each other.
12.6 miles away
- Gateway to the Glens Museum – Uncover the history and personalities, of the town that is the birthplace AC/DC singer Bon Scott and inspired Peter Pan author J M Barrie.
- Loch of Lintrathen – During the summer, this beautiful inland loch is home to breeding songbirds, and in winter, large numbers of wintering birds particularly greylag geese.
- Reekie Linn Waterfall – One of the most impressive waterfalls in Scotland, from the parking at Bridge of Craigisla it is a short an pleasant walk along the river Isla, over a narrow path and a deep rim, to the waterfall.
- Peter Pan Park – There’s plenty for the kids to play on at this park, great for picnics.
11.8 miles away
- The Castle – Steeped in history, the family home of the Earls of Strathmore & Kinghorne, Glamis Castle is also the legendary setting for Shakespeare’s play, Macbeth.
- The Gardens – These include the avenue along which you approach the castle, the Italian Garden to its east, and the pinetum and the walled garden.
- The Kitchen – Serving meals and afternoon teas set in the magnificent original Victorian kitchen space.
- The Eassie Stone – Glamis prehistoric traces can be found in an intricately carved Pictish stone to be found in the churchyard of the nearby village of Eassie.
Arbroath & Montrose
10.7 / 12.9 miles away
- Arbroath – Visit the Abbey ruins and discover the origin of the most famous document in Scottish history; the Declaration of Arbroath written on the 6th April 1320.
- St. Vigeans Sculptured Stone Museum – One of the most important and celebrated collections of 38 Pictish carved stones.
- Arbroath Cliffs / The Red Castle (ruin) – 4 miles of gorgeous cliffs and caves.
- Lunan Bay – This stunning beach is backed by sand dunes and framed by low cliffs.
- Montrose – Montrose is a bustling coastal town with a variety of great shops.
- Montrose Basin Wildlife Centre – a nature reserve, haven for wildfowl and wading birds.