Dundee & Angus...

hidden, unspoilt yet rich in history & tradition, discover a rare part of Scotland...
From Mountains and Glens to the sea - unspoilt yet rich in history and traditions. This is a land where ancient peoples, Kings and Queens, adventurers and inventors, and events that have become enshrined in Scottish history. Here you can enjoy the contrasting landscape of rugged coastlines, gentle lowlands and Highland Glens, merging unexpectedly to produce world-class golf courses like Carnoustie set against dramatic and breath-taking scenery. Here you can take relaxing walks and absorb castles like Glamis, glistening beaches and stunning gardens and indulge in the modern, 21st century cosmopolitan city life of Dundee boasting a plethora of attractions, events, entertainment, shopping, and the arts and lively culture. This vibrant riverside city is the perfect place to combine all the advantages of city life with the ease of access to the countryside of Angus & beyond. There are 13 Munroes (mountains of over 3,000 feet) in Angus and some of the best salmon and sea trout fishing in Scotland. Arbroath is an old fishing port and holiday village. It was here, in the Abbey, that the Declaration of Arbroath was signed in 1320. Glamis Castle was the childhood home of the late Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother and the legendary setting of Shakespeare's Macbeth. Kirriemuir was the birthplace of Peter Pan author J. M. Barrie and is often referred to as 'the gateway to the Angus Glens' which offer suberb walking opportunities.

The Glens of Angus, especially Glens Prosen, Isla and Clova, have long been the hiding place of many a Scottish Warrior - William Wallace, Robert the Bruce, the Marquis of Montrose and Claverhouse (Bonnie Dundee) to name but four. Brechin was once home to the Picts - a Celtic race of people who inhabited this part of Scotland 2,000 years ago - the visitor centre, Pictavia tells the story. Alternatively, take in the attractions in some of Angus' quaint coastal towns and villages or experience the plethora of birdlife in Montrose Basin. You, too, can discover the secret of Angus and Dundee, experience the sights, sounds and taste of a different Scotland, hidden and unspoilt, yet rich in history and tradition.