Useful Links

This page contains links to websites that offer more detailed information about events and festivals taking place in Angus, and places of special interest in the region. Also listed on this page are websites that will be of interest to people who are planning to play – or watch – golf in Carnoustie, Angus, Fife or Perthshire.

Events in Angus, Things to Do and Places to Visit

What’s On in Angus – To see a comprehensive listing of events taking place in Angus and to gather ideas for interesting things to do in the region, visit the Angus Ahead website.

The House of Dun – This early 18th Century stately home (near Brechin) was owned by Jacobite sympathisers, and the house’s decor contains cryptic messages of support for the deposed Stuart dynasty.

RRS Discovery / Verdant Works – The award-winning Discovery Point in Dundee transports you to Antarctica with its amazing tales of daring derring-do, while the Verdant Works offers visitors a hands-on experience of working life in a Dundee jute mill.

Arbroath Abbey – Founded by King William (the Lion) of Scotland in 1178, the Abbey is most famous as the place where the Declaration of Arbroath was signed in 1320.

Glamis Castle – This The ancestral home of the Earls of Strathmore for over 600 years, Glamis Castle and its superb grounds offer visitors a varied programme of events (both ghostly and non-ghostly) throughout the year.

Our Carnoustie – Launched in December 2009, the ‘Our Carnoustie’ website shares news and events of what is going on in the Carnoustie area – follow them on Facebook, Twitter or Youtube.

Barry Mill – With the original machinery now fully restored, this water-powered mill offers visitors the chance to see how oatmeal was produced during the 19th and 20th centuries.

National Trust for Scotland – The NTS website provides information about stately homes and areas of outstanding natural beauty in Scotland.

The Lewis Grassic Gibbon Centre – Dedicated to the memory of the Mearns-born writer, Lewis Grassic Gibbon, the museum is located in the Kincardineshire village where his classic novel Sunset Song is set.

Golf in Carnoustie

Carnoustie Golf Links
– The Carnoustie Golf Links website provides information about all three courses at Carnoustie – the Championship Course, the Burnside and the Buddon.

General Golf Websites – the R&A and the Open

Royal & Ancient – The online ‘home of golf’ offers a comprehensive range of information and services about the sport.

Open Championship – Visit the official Open website to get up-to-date information about tickets, prices, dates, playing schedules, etc.

Travel Websites

First Scotrail – Check the latest rail travel information and buy rail train tickets online at the First Scotrail website – to check train times and routes for the whole of the UK, visit the National Rail Enquiries website.

Angus Council – The council website is an information gateway for learning more about the Angus region, and also has bus timetables and bus routes for the region.

Holiday Villa in La Manga, Spain

Fancy golfing in warmer weather?

La Manga Holiday Villa – Los Molinos 53 is our holiday villa in the La Manga complex in the Murcia region of eastern Spain, and this villa is available for renting at any time during the year. The La Manga area is famous for its wide range of sports and leisure facilities, including a number of top quality golf courses. People who hire our villa will receive a 50% discount on all golf and tennis prices.