Come & enjoy the Beautiful Strathmore Valley in Angus.
Garden & Dean Cottages are now open & we are delighted to be welcoming guests again.

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Local Activities

Something for all the family…

Many activities are available locally such as kayaking, bouldering, llama walks, bike hire.


Kirriemuir Glamis & Forfar

Kirriemuir, Glamis, and Forfar all have lots of activities to offer and places to see, for all ages.

Kirriemuir is the birthplace of Peter Pan creator J.M Barrie and is also home to one of only 4 Camera Obscura's in Scotland.

There are many castles to see and visit in the area with Glamis Castle perhaps the most notable.

Places to Visit

Walking & Hiking

Angus and Perthshire are both known to be excellent for walking and hiking. Both cottages are located a short distance from the stunning Angus Glens with countless trails, walks, and hills.

Kirriemuir, Forfar & the Local Area all have excellent Path Networks for walking.

Some of the most beautiful scenery can be found on The Cateran Trail, a 64-mile hike through some of the most scenic areas in Perthshire.

Areas for Walking

  • Glen Clova
  • Glen Doll
  • Glen Esk
  • Glen Isla
  • Glen Prosen
  • Glen Lethnot
  • Mount Blair
  • Forfar Lochs
  • Cateran Trail

Local Golf Courses

Angus and Perthshire contain some of the best golf courses in the whole of the UK.

Championship courses such as St Andrews, Carnoustie, and Gleneagles are all within a reasonable distance.

Local Courses

  • Kirriemuir
  • Alyth
  • Forfar
  • Carnoustie
  • Barry
  • Brechin
  • Monifieth
  • Montrose
  • Edzell

Other Outdoor Activities

Fishing is an excellent pastime in these part with lots of superb places to fish including salmon and trout fishing on the River Tay and River Esk.

There are plenty of opportunities for the keen cyclist with bike hire, countless trails, & cycling routes in the area.


  • Fishing – River Tay
  • Fishing – River Esk
  • Mountain Climbing – Cairngorms

Shopping & Sightseeing

The cottages are both perfectly situated for visiting a number of towns & cities which are all within a reasonable distance.

Dundee, Perth, and Aberdeen all have excellent shopping, sights, and amenities.

For a day out Edinburgh is a short car/train journey away with a host of sights, historical landmarks and just about anything else you could hope to see.

Places to Visit

  • Dundee
  • Perth
  • Aberdeen
  • Edinburgh
  • Kirriemuir
  • Forfar

Beaches & Coastal Trails

The east coast of Scotland is home to some of the most amazing beaches and coastal trails.

The Angus coastline contains some beautiful beaches such as Montrose, Arbroath, and Carnoustie.

Slightly further afield there is the Fife coastal path containing some stunning beaches such as St Andrews, Tentsmuir, and Kingsbarns.

Places to Visit

  • Montrose
  • Carnoustie
  • St Andrews
  • Arbroath
  • Broughty Ferry
  • Fife Coast