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Eat, Drink and be Merry!

Sharing incredible food and drink with friends and loved ones can be one of the greatest things about a holiday. Whether it is something as small as a good coffee and cake or somewhere for all the family to enjoy, we’ve listed our favourite places in and around Angus to help inspire your dining adventures. Best for locally sourced … Continue reading Eat, Drink and be Merry!


10 local independent shops that you have to visit this Christmas

Christmas is coming around fast and the pressure can be on when it comes to choosing the perfect gift. If you are planning a trip away to relax and take in some local shopping, why not try Dundee and Angus? You can stay in our countryside lodges and explore the shops during the day, only … Continue reading 10 local independent shops that you have to visit this Christmas


Halloween Events Guide 2017

If you are searching for frightfully good events to celebrate Halloween 2017 then look no further. We have compiled a hair-raising list of everything note-worthy that’s going on in Angus, Dundee and Fife this October. Glamis Castle have two spine-chilling activities on to celebrate Halloween; The Bewitched Wood and Haunted Tours of the Castle. The … Continue reading Halloween Events Guide 2017


Pumpkin Carving Tips and Tricks

Autumn on the resort is a stunning time of year, with picturesque views when the landscape turns into a haze of burnt orange tones reflected in the ponds. There is a buzz about the season, and there is always excitement surrounding Halloween. One of our favourite Halloween traditions is pumpkin carving. If you are anything … Continue reading Pumpkin Carving Tips and Tricks


Dark sky discoveries: The basics of Stargazing

Stargazing is a hobby that anyone can take up, it can be a romantic past time or something you can enjoy with friends or as a whole family. It’s a chance to get back to nature, and it’s free! The harvest is underway, our red combine can be seen in the fields around the resort … Continue reading Dark sky discoveries: The basics of Stargazing


6 Unmissable Local Festivals this Autumn

When the nights start getting colder and darker it can be hard to resist the call to stay indoors and watch your favourite box set (Game of Thrones cough cough). But with these 6 local festivals this Autumn is sure to be a hive of exciting activity, worth venturing outside for. Dundee Flower and Food … Continue reading 6 Unmissable Local Festivals this Autumn


Things to do when friends and family come to visit

Your friends and family are coming to visit you and you have the job of tour guide. What do you do? The best thing for out-of-towners is to show them what you know and love about the area, and give them a true experience of what it has to offer. To make sure your guests … Continue reading Things to do when friends and family come to visit


5 pointers to improve your putting

Improving your putting is one of the best ways to better the number on your scorecard. Andy Todd, our Golf Pro, has listed his top recommendations to make your putting game perfect and he has split it in to two ‘pre-putt tips’ and three ‘in the swing’ tips. Pre – putt: 1. ‘Read the Green’ – … Continue reading 5 pointers to improve your putting


5 Reasons to Bag a Munro

A Munro is a Scottish mountain that is at least 3,000 feet high, and there are 282 of them in Scotland. When you reach the summit, you have bagged a Munro! We propose that you pull your family and friends away from their iPhones and iPads and get them to the top of a Munro. … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Bag a Munro


A food lover’s guide to groceries for self-catering

We are a food loving family, and we’re fortunate to have some fantastic independent shops nearby, supplying every type of local produce from fruit to gin (or both!). If you don’t feel like carting your whole shop with you in the car on your way to the resort then there are plenty of local options … Continue reading A food lover’s guide to groceries for self-catering


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