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  • Perthshire

    Meigle

    When you first arrive at Meigle it may strike you as a humble and simplistic village. However within this tiny little village there is a glorious historical treasure – the Meigle Sculptured Stone Museum. The majority of visitors to the museum are just passing through for the day and many never truly experience the town’s real charm. Meigle, Scotland, is situated in Strathmore on the eastern ...

  • Angus and Dundee

    Forfar

    The legendary little Scottish town of Forfar (formerly known as Angus) is almost as old as time itself. Ancient historian Hector Boece who wrote his ‘History of Scotland’ in 1527, described a strong castle at Forfar where kings of different confederate tribes met to decided how best to repel invading Romans. Since it is known that Romans invaded the area four times between 83 AD and 306 AD, ...

  • Castles

    Bothwell

    The ruins of Bothwell Castle are located about ten miles to the southeast of Glasgow near Uddingston in South Lanarkshire, Scotland. The castle stands on a steep bank above the river Clyde which runs on its north side. The river takes a bend here cutting a fairly deep gorge. The oldest parts of the castle were built in 1242 by Walter of Moray. They are made of the most beautiful deep red ...

  • Castles

    Finavon

    Finavon Castle is set within the small hamlet of Finavon, in the center of the County of Angus. Lying within the fertile Vale of Strathmore, Finavon is surrounded by glorious open farmland and stunning countryside. It is close to Forfar, a thriving, bustling market town. Finavon comprises of a castle and a country house; the ruined 14th century castle lies just to the east of the 19th ...

  • 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.