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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


Blog post by the beautiful bride Mrs Shepherd

WHO SAW WHO FIRST? 
We met through mutual friends and it was a few years before we actually became a couple. I knew John was the one, as soon as we met, I couldn’t imagine spending my life with anyone else, cliché but true! I’ll be honest and say I probably had most of my … Continue reading Blog post by the beautiful bride Mrs Shepherd


Cairn O’ Mount bar refurbishment

Our Cairn O’ Mount bar officially re-launched on Friday 19th February.  The old wooden semi-circular bar has been converted into a square stone bar with a sleek black top. Our aim has been to blend traditional countryside pub comfort with contemporary design to create a residual country feel. With an overall investment of £100,000 in the bar … Continue reading Cairn O’ Mount bar refurbishment


Choosing the right Wedding Photographer

Planning your Wedding can be a little overwhelming so to help you with your decision making one of our regular Wedding Photographers, Angus Forbes, has written a few tips on choosing the right Wedding Photographer… When the Wedding is past, the Dress is in the loft and the Cake is eaten, the one thing that … Continue reading Choosing the right Wedding Photographer


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