North East, Orkney & Shetland
Angus is a Scottish District of rich fertile farmland, interspersed with mountains, lochs, woodland and seashore bordered by Dundee and the Firth of Tay to the South, Aberdeenshire and Royal Deeside to the North and The Angus Glens that define the area to the West. Apart from the famous beef that is produced within the District, it is an area of outstanding natural beauty with opportunities to enjoy many outdoor activities and a rich cultural heritage.
Things to do in Angus
Arbroath Abbey is famous in Scottish history for its association with the Declaration of Arbroath
Meigle Sculptured Stone Museum
The Meigle Sculptured Stone Museum exposed 26 Pictish carved stones dating from the late eighth to the late tenth centuries.
Edzell Castle was the lordly seat of the Lindsays, who acquired the estate in 1358. Originally a motte and bailey residence, the castle we know today was rebuilt by the family in the 1500s in characteristic red sandstone. The castle grounds boast a uniquely adorned walled garden.
Forfar Loch Country Park
A ten minute walk from the historic bough of Forfar, Forfar Loch Country Park is home to the most westerly in a line of lochs in the Forfar area created by a glacier melting at the end of the last ice age. Its 4 kilometre (2.5 mile) path it around makes it an ideal walk for those of all abilities.
House Of Dun
The House of Dun lies close to the edge of Montrose Basin in between Montrose and Brechin. The Georgian-style house, designed by renowned architect William Adam, was the 18th-century lairds home.
Crombie Country Park
Crombie Country Park is composed of 200 acres of woodland and surrounds the eye-catching Crombie Loch. Enjoy 7 kilometers of woodland trails, including discovery trails, where you can find information about Crombie's fascinating society and natural history.
Driesh and Mayar
Driesh and Mayar offer an excellent day of Munro bagging for beginners, overlooking the stunning Glen Clova - arguably the most picturesque of the Angus Glens.
Mount Keen is a cone-shaped summit overlooking the scenic Mounth plateau sea. It is the furthest east of all the Munros.
Glen Doll is in the Cairngorms National Park in Scotland, at the top of Glen Clova, in an area of abrupt slopes, corries, and Munros. It covers the Corrie Fee National Nature Reserve, home to multiple threatened plants.