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Find out where to go and what to do, and discover the outstanding countryside in Angus
Enjoy the many fascinating visitor attractions, go on a bike ride through the countryside, explore the mountains and beauty spots and make memories that will last a lifetime
There are fantastic walks from our doorstep, on the route to The Queen’s Well and Mount Keen, Loch Lee is also nearby. Find out where to go and what to do, and discover the outstanding countryside in Angus. The attractions are listed in no particular order, as they are all amazing places that deserve a visit.
Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the rolling hills and glens, explore the area by bike, many things to see and do in Angus!
A romantic and historically significant ruined Castle, perched on a giant rock on the edge of the North Sea.
Glen Esk (or Glenesk) is one of the most beautiful Angus glens that penetrate into the eastern side of the Scottish Highlands
Loch Lee (from the Gaelic, the loch of the flood place) is a loch in Glenesk, Angus, south of the Grampian Mountains
If you like to get up high and enjoy a bit of solitude on your walks then, Mount Keen is a good place to go.
The Rowan Tower also called the Maule Cairn, it’s a memorial at the summit of the Hill of Rowan in Glenesk.
Home to some of the best courses in Scotland the region stretches across the ancient county of Angus.
Edzell Castle & gardens
Edzell Castle is a ruined 16th-century castle, with an early-17th-century walled garden, in Edzell.
Fishing in Scotland is world-famous and offers a wide range of loch, river, and sea fishing. Explore the prolific river North Esk in Angus.
Rock of solitude
At Edzell there is a path (The blue door walk) that follows along the river North Esk upstream as it squeezes through an impressive gorge.
River North Esk
Up by Invermark , where Glen Lee and Glen Mark meet to become Glen Esk, the famous salmon river, the magnificent North Esk is born.
Glenesk has a rich natural history. From the mystical landscapes of the Highlands to the beauty of the Borders, it has plenty of sights on offer!
From the House of Mark follow the path and through the trees to the open ground. The Water of Mark is never far away to your left.
The outbuildings were removed about 1803 to supply materials for building the Lochee Church and Manse ( now the House of Mark).
Lochlee Paris Church
Lochlee Parish Church is one of the three churches remaining in Glenesk. It is famous for its commonwealth war graves.
The Cairngorms National Park was established in September 2003. It is home to 16,000 people and 25% of Britain’s threatened species.
The number one tourist attraction in Angus only 40 miles from the House of Mark (1 hour and 5 min)
Cycle from Ballater to Invermark over Mount Keen a fantastic cycle with varied tracks and scenery!
Walkers and cyclists can enjoy the roads and tracks in and around Glenesk and for sightseers, you can also visit Glamis Castle or the House of Dun or spend a day sightseeing and shopping in Dundee or Aberdeen.