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County - Angus and Dundee | Map
Tel code: 01575 | code search
Postcode: DD8 | code search
Population: 6000
Council: Angus
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Birthplace of:
J M Barrie Charles Lyell John Ogilby
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Hauntings and Ghosts:
The Cortachy Castle Curse

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Angus Glens Walking Festival
Angus Glens Walking Festival

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Airlie Arms Hotel
"visited this hotel on the 31st December 2009 for a meal. The food was average, mostly out of a freezer and the menu did not reflect the product. An example ..." More

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Kirriemuir is situated 5 miles north-west of Forfar in the valley of Strathmore, Angus, known as the Gateway to the Glens; Kirriemuir is an ancient settlement dating back to medieval times. The older buildings are made from local red sandstone; Kirriemuir is also referred to as the ‘Wee Red Toun.’ Kirriemuir is famous as the birthplace of James Matthew Barrie (1860-1937) author of Peter Pan, his home at 9 Brechin Road has been turned into the Barrie Museum by the National Trust for Scotland. A Peter Pan statue stands proud in the Main Street. Historically the area is abundant with standing stones and symbol stones. Kirrimuir Parish Church dates c.1786-90 with neo-classical architecture. The cemetery holds cross-slabs these Pictish monuments date from the 9th century. Kirrimuir is a popular tourist resort; there is an aviation museum and a Camera Obscura gifted by Barrie. The town has a Leisure Centre with a swimming pool. Kirriemuir lies in the heart of rich farmland at the foot of the Angus Glens; it is surrounded by beautiful scenery and is popular for fishing, shooting and deer stalking. The Scottish Mountains, The Munroe’s, are nearby attracting hill walkers. There is also an 18-hole golf course overlooking the northern hills.


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Barrie's Birthplace
Camera Obscura Kirriemuir


Drumshademuir Caravan Park


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Kirriemuir Dental Practice


Kirriemuir Health Centre

Estate Agent

Susan Clark Associates

Golf Club


Pub and Bar

Gairie Inn
Kerymor Tavern
Roods Bar
Woodville Inn


Loch Side Lodge and Roundhouse Restaurant
Woodville Inn


Wilkie & Dundas


County Cabs
Jordan Of Kirriemuir
K Kabs
Les Gibson


G Richardson


Joshua Plumtree
Kirria Pet Supplies
Byrells Pharmacy
Duncan & Todd
R Diog & Sons
Angus Organics Ltd
Jewellery Workshop

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Chapelbank Hotel (5.00 miles)

Chapelbank Hotel

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"Sleep in Style" The Chapelbank Hotel, a small boutique hotel situated in the heart of Forfar, a thriving market town in the centre of Angus.We offer four very spacious luxurious ... More
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Castleton House Hotel (5.50 miles)

Castleton House Hotel

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Castleton is a privately run country house hotel in beautiful Tayside. It is very close to the village of Glamis, but towns such as Kirriemuir, Forfar, Blairgowrie and Alyth are ... More

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Lands of Loyal Hotel (8.92 miles)

Lands of Loyal Hotel

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The impressive Victorian mansion was built in the 1830's, commissioned by sir William Olgilvy who on his return from Waterloo chose Loyal Hillas the site for this magnificent home. This ... More

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Old Stables B&B (9.20 miles)

Old Stables B&B

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STB Four Star - Glenturret, Award Winning 'Best Bed and Breakfast & Warmest Welcome in Perthshire.' Member of Scotland's Best B&Bs.Set in its own private gardens, Old Stables has three ... More

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Alyth Hotel (9.23 miles)

Alyth Hotel

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Originally built as a Coaching Inn, and as the Village's principal Coffee House, by James Sandy in 1772, the Alyth Hotel sits in the Market Square of the picturesqe Highland ... More

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Tigh Na Leigh (9.24 miles)

Tigh Na Leigh is a small guest house that is big on hospitality, great food and quality service. With only 5 luxurious bedrooms in the main house, we are able to give our guests every ... More | visit website
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Greenden (9.41 miles)


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Surrounded by farmland in the beautiful Angus glens, this charming, spacious and very comfortable property boasts a delightful secluded garden. Local salmon and trout fishing (by prior ... More


Bardmony House (10.19 miles)

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Glenisla Hotel (11.35 miles)

Glenisla Hotel

Glenisla Hotel and restaurant Angus Glens - Heart of Scotland. Our aim is to offer you comfortable, enjoyable surroundings with excellent food, in this magnificent part of Scotland. The Inn and restaurant is conveniently located ... More | visit website

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Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort (12.99 miles)

Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort

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Positioned along the Scottish coastline which is home to golf's most famous courses, Forbes of Kingennie Coutry Resort provides the perfect location for golf, fishing and away form it all ... More

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