Caterthun Forts, near Edzell

The White and Brown Caterthuns are two massive iron age hill-forts on two neighbouring low hilltops on the fringe of the Angus glens. They can both be visited by short walks from a layby on a road between the two, offering fine views both towards the glens and over Strathmore.


Muddy heather track to the Brown Caterthun; clear path for the short ascent to the White Caterthun.

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Car parking at summit of road between Caterthuns. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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