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Please find below a list of places to visit within a 1 hour drive of Lands of Loyal.

Within 10 Mins

  • Meigle Museum: Home to some of the most important Pictish stones ever carved
    Within 15 Mins
  • Rosemount Golf course is a course that often hosts minor national championships.
  • Second largest town in Perthshire, famous for raspberries and soft fruit farming.
  • Extensive calendar of festivals, markets and games
  • Here you join the A93 the road north to skiing at Glen Shee and beyond to Braemar for the famous Highland Games and Balmoral Castle.
  • Magnificent castle and grounds, home to the late Queen Mother, has many festivals and events throughout the year.
  • Angus Folk Museum, National Trust for Scotland, excellent little museum, housed in the perfectly preserved 18th Century cottaages in the heart of this picturesque village
  • Gateway to the Glens Museum
  • J M Barrie museum, (Author of Peter Pan)
  • Kirriemuir golf course, lovely parkland course with views to be cherished
  • Peel Farm and coffee shop, a lovely drive up passed the waterfall Reekie Lyn, stop to enjoy the farm shop and courtyard gift shop.


Within 20 Mins

  • Meffan Museum and Gallery is worth a visit
  • County town of Angus
  • Join the A9 North to Aberdeen


Within 30 Mins

  • Reached via Kirriemuir, The Angus Glens, for superb walking suitable for all abilities with beautiful views, river, woodland and open hillside
  • Scone Palace – the coronation site of all the kings of Scotland, it was removed to London and placed under the coronation throne to preserve the tradition after the union of Scotland and England.  Now on display in Edinburgh castle.
  • Perth Race course – a full calendar of racing, over national hunt fences and hurdles.
  • The Fair City, and frequently a winner of Britain in Bloom, a very enjoyable afternoon shopping and eating Al frescoe can be spent in this pedestrian friendly city.
  • The Royal Research Ship, Discovery as sailed by Captain Scott to the Antarctic is berthed back here in its home town and is today a very interesting exhibition.
  • Also - Art Galleries, Theatres, Museums, Concert Hall and exhibition centre and plenty of shops


Within 45 Mins

  • Loch of the Lowes Wildlife Centre, noted for Ospreys
  • Beautiful walks at the Hermitage, National Trust for Scotland
  • Pitlochry Festival Theatre, a great evening out
  • A beautiful town with excellent shopping
  • The famous hotel with 3 championship golf courses
  • The Home of Golf, and the Royal and Ancient.  A mecca for any golfer.  Steeped in history, also famous for its university, and well worth at least a day of anyone’s holiday.  Excellent for shopping and dining out too.


Within an Hour

  • Blair Castle, 5 star attraction in Highland Perthshire, on of the Great Houses of Scotland.
  • Just north of Blair Atholl is this shopping centre promoting the best of Scottish Country products
  • Arbroath Abbey – where Scotland’s nobles swore their independence from England in 1320.
  • The House of Dun, National Trust for Scotland property designed by William Adam in 1730. Beautiful gardens.
  • Montrose Basin and Nature reserve- a wildlife centre of international importance, attracting hundreds of migrating and native birds.  Excellent viewing facility.
  • Famous for it Championship golf links course, (1999  and 2007 Open) reputedly one of the most challenging courses in the world. 
  • The famous bridge that takes you from Fife over the river Forth to Edinburgh.  Hopetoun House and Dalmeny House are close by both with extensive grounds.
  • The Silver City, so named because the colour of the traditional granite used to build many of the houses is a light grey that reflects bright silver in the sunshine.