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Things to do in Angus council

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Castle
“Glamis Castle is the childhood home of the late Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. Its a magnificent castle surrounded by beautiful gardens and grounds. Their tours are guided only and parties can be booked. Their café is well worth the visit.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Zoo
“As far as zoos go this is very enjoyable. Monkeys, meerkats, wolves and bears and more are all represented here. Children's play area outwith the zoo, and lovely situation in country park. Can drive right to the entrance, ample parking. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Museum
“Showcasing dundee's local history this place is a nice place to visit if you want to get to know Dundee a bit better”
  • 28 locals recommend
Place to eat
“My own course and an iconic course only seconded to St Andrew's but by far the better course (I may be a little biased though).”
  • 11 locals recommend
Nature
“A large stretch of sand, sheltered by large sand dunes, great for a walk or some wild swimming in the sea. There's parking, camping and a cafe on site.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Castle
“Built in 1372 and where Shakespeare's Macbeth was set. Has outdoor extravaganzas, craft fairs, motor shows and castle is open Easter till October. Amazing interior and many priceless pieces of art and furniture. Around 12 miles North from Broughty Ferry. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Pool
“Leisure centre with water flumes, diving boards, leisure pool with waves and bubble beds, children's play pool with activities and swimming pool with lanes”
  • 10 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Beautiful scottish seafood restaurant set in a renovated church within 10 minutes walk of Villa Altamount. Affordable prices.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Cineworld's offering in Dundee showing a range of films for all ages. Located near Camperdown park, restaurants nearby include the Ashoka (Indian), McDonalds, KFC and the Weavers Mill (family restaurant) in the Premier Inn.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Park
“offers reservoirs, woodland and parkland to explore with a woodland adventure playground, High Ropes course and Sailing, Windsurfing, Kayaking, and Canoeing on the largest reservoir.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Historic building built in 1490. Has local history regarding the long ended whaling industry and local fishermen and their Antarctic missions. Museum open March through till October, giving panoramic views of Broughty Harbour and the sand. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Wonderful food nothing is too much trouble. Booking recommended and you will not be disappointed. Holds salsa nights and live music. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Store
“Arbroath Abbey is most famous for its involvement in the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Although mostly ruins, a visitor centre has been built with a viewing gallery and impressive display. There is a model of what it is thought the Abbey looked like originally and films are shown. You can relax after your walk of the grounds in their café or visit the shop.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Park
“Absolutely stunning plaster work in this house, well worth a visit. Beautiful gardens to stroll around.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Scottish Restaurant
“Great food, location and ceilidhs on Friday and Saturday evening with live music. Not meant to be taken seriously! Great laugh, all age groups. ”
  • 10 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Seafood Restaurant
“Beautiful scottish seafood restaurant set in a renovated church within 10 minutes walk of Villa Altamount. Affordable prices.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Wonderful food nothing is too much trouble. Booking recommended and you will not be disappointed. Holds salsa nights and live music. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Scottish Restaurant
“Great food, location and ceilidhs on Friday and Saturday evening with live music. Not meant to be taken seriously! Great laugh, all age groups. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Good food in upstairs restaurant. Good drinks selection with a selection of cocktails at affordable prices. Quality breakfast selection.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Cafe
“Italian restaurant an institution! Ice cream a speciality, pizza, seafood, wine and soft drinks. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Based right on the Esplanade with lovely views from upper level. Parking right at door. High end, Michelin star and pricey. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“For more up market food and drinks the Dalmore is a few miles from Guildtown and has a lovely garden to sit in the summer months and have lunch ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This traditional coaching house is situated on the Cateran Trail, popular with walkers. You can enjoy delicious traditional chef’s specialities with a modern twist, in front of the welcoming open log fire. ”
  • 4 locals recommend

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