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  • Castles

    Cortachy

    Cortachy Castle, in the heart of Airlie Estate, has been the home of the Ogilvy family and the seat of the Earls of Airlie ever since the time the family moved here in 1639 when the Airlie Castle was burned down. It is a grand whitewashed baronial structure on the river South Esk in Angus that guards the entrance to Glen Clova, 3 miles north of Kirriemuir. Cortachy is a much rebuilt and ...

  • Castles

    Edzell

    Edzell Castle in Angus Region is an impressive ruin with one of the most attractive walled gardens in Scotland. The original wooden structure was built by the Abbott family on top of a motte around 1100. The property passed to the Stirlings of Glenesk, then by marriage to the Lindsays in 1358. It stayed with the Lindsays until 1715 and they developed the castle to what it is today.

  • Golf Courses

    Monifieth

    Monifieth Golf Links has prestigious neighbors – enough to reassure you that this is a links course worth playing. Carnoustie is four miles away along the coast and St. Andrews is a 30-minute drive away. Like them Monifieth is also a public links; furthermore, it is a qualifying course for the British Open when the Open is held at Carnoustie. You may not have heard much about this hidden gem ...

  • Castles

    Guthrie

    One of Scotland’s most romantic castles, Guthrie, is located in Angus County between Edinburgh and Aberdeenshire. The name was probably given for Guthrum, a Scandinavian prince who settled here early in the history of Scotland. Other legends claim the lands were named by an early Scots king when he was served by a fisherman, who ‘gut three’ fish for him. It may also be from the Gaelic ...

  • Castles

    Colliston

    Colliston Castle is the dream come true venue for any girl who wants a romantic locale for her wedding. It has been the venue of many a fairy tale wedding and it is the first exotic location in Scotland that comes to mind while planning a grand wedding or corporate event. The arrangements made by the Colliston Castle Company while organizing a major event are perfect and leave nothing to be ...

  • Angus and Dundee

    Dundee

    The fourth largest city in Scotland, Dundee is situated near the mouth of the River Tay which is in the region of Angus. Dundee, also known as the City of Discovery, has many attractions that are worthy of 'discovery'. Dundee has been established as some form of settlement since prehistoric times as Pictish ruins can still be seen just outside of the modern city. It was here in ...

  • Regions

    Angus and Dundee

    Between Aberdeenshire and the Perth/Kinross region, Angus and Dundee offer rugged coastlines and soft rolling foothills. A great place to unwind and spend a holiday, Angus and Dundee offer a variety of sports, sights and activities.