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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


Top tips for Wedding Speeches by Gary Robinson

Some people relish it. Other people lose sleep because of it. For some, it will be the only public speaking engagement they ever have. Yes, it’s the Wedding Speech. Picture this. You’re at a wedding as a humble guest. No responsibilities except for celebrating this happiest of days for the special couple. The service is … Continue reading Top tips for Wedding Speeches by Gary Robinson


Q&A with our PGA Golf Pro, Andy Todd

We caught up with our talented PGA Golf Professional, Andy Todd, and fired him a few questions on his experiences and his hopes for the season ahead. How did you get into golf? I used to play with my dad when I was quite young on a Sunday afternoon, it was his excuse to sneak in … Continue reading Q&A with our PGA Golf Pro, Andy Todd


Braw facts aboot Bonnie Dundee and Angus!

You know about Jute, Jam and Journalism, but here are some impressive facts you might not have known about the history of Dundee and Angus. Sir William Wallace, who led the Scottish rebellion against Edward I, went to school in Dundee. The inventor of adhesive postage stamps, James Chalmers, was born in Dundee. The origins … Continue reading Braw facts aboot Bonnie Dundee and Angus!


Celebrations at Kingennie

We reached a big milestone in 2015, it was our 20th year, and to celebrate we threw a party and raised over £8,000 for Tayside Children with Cancer and Leukaemia which is a cause close to our hearts. Reflecting back on our own celebrations and looking forward to the new year ahead we couldn’t help but think … Continue reading Celebrations at Kingennie


A day in the life of Copper the Labrador

Hello fellow tail-wagers! My name is Copper, I am a fox-red Labrador and I am part of the Forbes family. I am an ex-gundog and to be honest I much prefer my toy pheasant now to the real thing. I retired a year ago, and since then I spend most of my time sleeping and … Continue reading A day in the life of Copper the Labrador


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