Visitor Attractions in Angus: Arbroath, Kirriemuir, Dundee and the Glens

Glamis Castle, Glamis

Glamis Castle    Glamis

As the ancestral home of the Earls of Strathmore for over 600 years, the childhood home of the Queen Mother and the setting for Shakespeare's Macbeth, this Scottish castle is steeped in history. Glamis Castle is a stunning architectural treasure. The magnificent castle boasts an array of beautiful furnishings, tapestries and works of art contained within its rooms, and also expansive grounds and beautifully laid out gardens.

In addition, Glamis Castle invites visitors to dine the tearoom and restaurant; browse the gift shops and enjoy diverse events through the year.

Discovery Point, Dundee

Discovery Point    Dundee

A trip to Discovery Point is an adventure in its own right as audiovisual shows, computer-based multimedia and displays of the actual artefacts of the crew transport you to Antarctica.

Climb aboard Captain Scott's ship RRS Discovery where you will follow in the footsteps of him and his crew, see how they lived, what they ate and witness their hardships and their triumphs. It's a fascinating tale of one of the most heroic voyages of exploration ever undertaken.

Verdant Works, Dundee

Verdant Works    Dundee

'If it wasnae for the weavers where would we be?' A visit to award-winning attraction Verdant Works in Dundee is a great day out for everyone. This is a unique journey which brings the past alive.

Verdant Works weaves the tale of jute with the life and work of old Dundee, from the incredible rise of the industry to its subsequent decline. It's a story that transports you back over 100 years when jute was king and Dundee was its realm.

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Walking can be dangerous and is done entirely at your own risk. Information is provided free of charge; it is each walker's responsibility to check it and navigate using a map and compass.