Local Attractions - Foresterseat Caravan Park

There is lots at see and do found Foresterseat Caravan Park. But if you just want to put your feet up thats fine too!

Here are a few links to get you going.

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1 Foresters Restaurant and Coffee House.
Foresters Restaurant and Coffee House is situated next to Foresterseat caravan park. Booking is advisable. Open for 11am. Closed Monday and Tuesday. Serving everything from tea/coffe to an evening meal with a bottle of wine. Take away food. Bar meals. light lunch. Wednesday's all you can eat pizza,pasta& salad, Friday fish special, and Sunday carvery.
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2 Clova and the Angus Glens
There are no towns or villages in the Angus Glens within the Cairngorms National Park but there are small communities scattered across the glens. Glen Clova is the best known of the glens, and an excellent place for walking and wildlife.
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3 The Caledonian Railway
Thomas returns to the Caledonian Railway. Enjoy a great day out at the Caledonian Railway
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4 Scottish wildlife Trust Veiw Point over Balgavies Loch
Balgavies Loch is one of a series of wetlands in the Upper Lunan Valley. Reedbeds fringe the loch and to the west there is extensive fen. These habitats support a diverse range of wildlife including large numbers of wintering geese and wildfowl.
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5 Montrose Basin Visitor Centre (NTS)
A bird haven situated in the heart of Angus on the edge of a tidal estuary, the Basin is of international importance for over 50,000 migratory birds each year. The winter spectacle of over 30,000 pink-footed geese arriving is not to be missed!
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6 Pathhead Equestrian Centre
Pathhead Equestrian Centre offers riding for all ages and abilities. We have a purpose built indoor arena, an outdoor arena and tracks all round the farm for trekking. We also offer hacking further afield along old drove roads, up onto Kirrie hill and into woods and estates beyond.
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7 Glamis Castle
Ancestral home of the Earls of Strathmore for over 600 years. Glamis is a living, breathing monument to Scottish hospitality; a place of enjoyment, reflection, laughter and wonder for all. The castle has witnessed more than 600 years of history and we take great delight in sharing the many stories, secrets and intriguing tales that surround it.
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8 Rescobie Loch Development Association
Rescobie Loch is a relatively shallow water of 200 acres which provides rich feeding throughout the year resulting in some really fine over wintered specimens. The loch record at present stands at 14lb 6oz for a brown trout and 17lbs 10ozs for rainbow and there is little doubt that there are comparable if not larger trout in the water.
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9 Pictish Stones
Discover the story of Scotland's ancient past at Pictavia, an award winning visitor centre located in the heart of historic Angus. Pictavia tells the story of Scotland's Pictish tribes, a mysterious warrior people who roamed the area nearly two thousand years ago. Discover their stories, battles, music and art - discover their lives.
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10 Pitmuies Gardens
Two semi-formal wall gardens adjoin 18th century house and shelter long border of herbaceous perennials, superb delphiniums, old fashioned roses and pavings of violas and dianthus. Spacious lawns, river and lochside walks beneath fine trees. A wide variety of shrubs with good autumn colours. Massed spring bulbs, interesting turreted doocot and "Gothick" wash-house.
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11 Forfar Golf Club
Originally laid out by Tom Morris of St Andrews in 1871 with alterations being made in 1926 by James Braid the course design is a combination by two golfing greats with no less than 9 Open Championships between them and is of a quality that it has hosted national championships and has twice been the venue for the Scottish PGA Championship, the Scottish Boys Stroke Play and most recently the Girls Home Internationals.
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12 Original Smokies From Arbroath
Iain is a regularly seen face at Fife Farmer's Markets, and various Food Shows and events around the country. A well known promoter of the Arbroath Smokie, he has been featured on numerous TV programmes such as 'The Woman Who Ate Scotland', 'Castle in the Country', 'This Little Farmer Went To Market', 'Rick Stein's Food Heroes, and 'UKTV Food Local Food Heroes'.
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13 Crafts of Angus Showcase and Shop
Established in 2006, the Crafts of Angus Showcase and Shop is made up of a dedicated community of like-minded crafters. Each one is a member of the Angus Crafts Association, the organisation behind the Crafts of Angus cooperative. We are all very proud of our achievements in making this dream a reality.
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14 Forbes of Kingennie
Kingennie has trout fishing (rainbow, blue, gold, brown) , with bait and fly-fishing on four well-stocked pools year-round. Catches vary according to the season and pool, from fighting trout of 1lb to 'old and cunning' fish of over 20lbs. The pools have fishing piers and some also have guard rails. Stocking takes place weekly, and details of latest catches are available on the Kingennie Fishings website. There is an on-going Fishing Competition with cash prize. Kingennie attracts around 10,000 anglers each year. Game-fishing can also be arranged on the rivers North Esk, Tay and Dee, and local lochs.

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15 M & M Sprink
Welcome to M&M Spink
M&M Spink is a fish merchants in Arbroath, Angus. It is a popular shop in the town run by Mr. Bill Spink.

You can view our products by selecting them from the menu left. Most products can be vacuum packed and delivered to your door.

If you would like to order some of our produce, just call and we will be happy to oblige. Due to the process and packaging we are able to ship both nationally and internationally.

Our Smoked Salmon are among the best Scottish Salmon you are likely to find and being hot smoked in the Arbroath way gives our Smoked Salmon a most unique flavour.

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16 Forfar Golf Range
Set on the outskirts of Forfar, with beautiful views of the surrounding countryside our driving range provides everything for the novice to experienced golfer.

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17 Forfar Path network
Forfar path network. There are two long walks from Foresterseat that join the network.
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18 Murton Wildlife Trust
Come and enjoy a walk or leisurely stroll around our extensive nature reserve. Our beautiful lochs and wetlands are home to a wide variety of birds and wildfowl and there is a well-maintained network of paths that everyone can enjoy whatever the season.
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19 Stonehaven open air swimming pool
If you’ve not yet swum in this amazing, Olympic-size, heated seawater Pool and Lido – take the plunge!
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20 Claire's Garden Centre
Polly tunnels right next to Foresterseat Caravan Park.
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21 Sea front Splash
The Montrose Seafront Splash play area is a great place for a day out. Located on the Traill Drive next to one of Scotland's most extensive golden beaches it provides fun for all the family.

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22 kids world Dundee
Kidz World has a massive play frame full of excitement and adventure for children up to the age of 10.

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23 Pleasure Land Arbroath
PLEASURELAND is Tayside and Angus Largest Indoor Fun Fair and Amusement Arcade with games, rides, slots and laughs and all the sites, sounds and smells of a traditional Fairground.
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24 Abernethy Museum
The Museum of Abernethy was opened in May 2000 by Magnus Magnusson. In 2001 it was awarded four stars by the Scottish Tourist Board.

The building, which stands within the lands of the old Culdees monastery, dates from the eighteenth century.
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25 Alyth Museum
Alyth Museum overlooks the countryside of Strathmore, an area rich in farming which is an inspiration and resource for the displays you will find here.
Enjoy a wealth of pictures and objects reflecting life as it was, in and around Alyth.

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26 Forfar Ice Rink(curling,bowling and ice skating)
The complex comprises of a six rink indoor bowling facility able managed by the members of Forfar Indoor Bowling Club
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27 Mountains Animals Sanctuary
Scotland’s largest re-homing and adoption centre for horses, ponies and donkeys.
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28 Arbroath signal tower museum
Beside Arbroath’s harbour, on the sea front, stands an elegant complex of regency buildings. Now the Burgh’s museum, the buildings were built in 1813. Until 1955 these buildings formed the shore station and family living quarters for the light keepers on the Bell Rock Lighthouse which lies 11.5 miles out from Arbroath on a dangerous semi-sunken reef.

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29 Brechin Town House Museum
The museum is located within the old Town House in the centre of Brechin. A Tollbooth was first mentioned on this site in 1450 but was replaced in 1789-90 by the present building. At that time the ground floor contained a shop, a courtroom, a debtors’ prison and two cells for criminals. An elegant upper hall, known as the Guild Hall was also used as the Council Chamber. By the end of the 19th century it was considered too small for Council business and the administrative functions of the burgh were relocated to newly completed Municipal Buildings in Bank Street.

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30 Broughty Ferry Castle
Broughty Castle sits imposingly at the mouth of the River Tay. Built in 1496 on a rocky promontory, it has faced many sieges and battles.

Today, it houses fascinating displays on the life and times of Broughty Ferry, its people, the environment and the wildlife that live close by.
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31 D'Arcy Thompson
The University's Zoology Museum houses many fascinating specimens from around the world. Most of them were collected by the celebrated Sir D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson, the first Professor of Biology at Dundee. The images on this site reveal just a fraction of our collections - please contact us to find out more.

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32 Discovery Point Dundee
This is the story of Discovery from her beginnings in Dundee and Captain Scott's remarkable Antarctic expedition, through her long ocean-going career until her final journey home. Find out about life on board and the essential design features that allowed her to survive the extreme polar conditions. Explore Discovery for yourself with an area-by-area tour of the ship.

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33 Glen Esk Folk Museum
Glen Esk Folk Museum
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34 Kirriemuir Gateway to the Glens
Kirriemuir Gateway to the Glens Museum is situated in Kirriemuir Town House, a building that has been at the heart of Kirriemuir since its construction in 1604. The Museum opened in 2001 after the building was carefully restored and conserved.

The building houses displays on two floors along with a reception area/shop. Toilets, including one accessible to wheelchair users are available within the museum.

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35 Mcmanus Musenum Dundee
Housed in a splendid Gothic Revival-style building and displaying Dundee's main collection, the museum is managed and operated by Leisure and Culture Dundee.
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36 Meffan Museum Forfar
Situated in the heart of Forfar’s historic town centre is “The Meffan” built in 1898 as a bequest from the daughter of Provost Meffan. Originally Forfar’s library and museum, the building is now a lively art gallery and museum.

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37 Mills Observetory Dundee
Gifted to the people of Dundee in 1935, with a bequest from John Mills, a linen and twine manufacturer and a keen amateur scientist, Mills Observatory was designed by the City Architect, Mr McLellan Brown in collaboration with Professor Ralph Sampson the Astronomer Royal for Scotland. Built of sandstone, it has a distinctive 7-metre dome.

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38 Montrose Museum
In 1841 the Montrose Natural History and Antiquarian Society realised that its lodgings in part of one of the town’s schools was fast being outgrown by its collection of geology, natural history, ethnography, fine art and the hundreds of other items that might find themselves in a typical Victorian collection. A fund was begun, and the museum opened 1842 making it one of the first purpose built museums in Scotland.

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39 Montrose Air Station Heritate Museum
Britain’s first operational military airfield was set up in Montrose by the Royal Flying Corps in 1913. The heritage centre's collection of photographs and artefacts tell the story of RFC/RAF Montrose through the words and deeds of the men and women who served here through two world wars, bringing the airfield alive and sparking the enthusiasm and admiration of generations for whom the First and Second Wars exists only in others’ memories.

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40 Verdant Works Dundee
Scotland's Jute Museum @ Verdant Works weaves the tale of jute with the life and work of old Dundee, from the incredible rise of the industry to its subsequent decline. It's a story that transports you back over 100 years when jute was king and Dundee was its realm.
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41 Brechin Castle Centre
Our garden centre is very well stocked with quality garden and leisure products. We keep a large range of plants, including flowers, shrubs, outdoor plants and trees. We also specialise in Garden Furniture and other outdoor Garden Leisure Equipment, plus we have a large range of Giftware and Indoor Household Furniture and Ornaments.

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42 But & Ben Sea food Restaurant Auchmithie
Perched on a cliff top in the county of Angus is the beautiful historic fishing village of Auchmithie, approximately 3 miles north of Arbroath. Here you will find the But'n'Ben Restaurant, known to many for its seafood dishes and traditional Scottish country cooking and baking.

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43 Dunnottar Castle
Visit Dunnottar castle for an unforgetable experience. A dramatic and evocative ruined cliff top fortress in a truly stunning setting.
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44 Kirriemuir Camera Obscura (NTS)
The fascinating camera obscura, one of only three in the country, was gifted to the town by J M Barrie. Sited in the cricket pavilion on Kirrie Hill, it commands superb views.
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45 J M Barrie birthplace Kirriemuir (NTS)
The creator of Peter Pan, novelist and dramatist J M Barrie, was born here in 1860, one of a handloom weaver's ten children. The outside wash house was his first theatre.
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46 House of Dun, Montrose (NTS)
This beautiful Georgian house, overlooking Montrose Basin, was built in 1730 by William Adam. The house features superb plasterwork, a particular and memorable feature. Outside, enjoy the attractive walled garden and woodland walks.
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47 Barry Mill (NTS)
Enjoy the splash of the waterwheel and the sound and smell of grinding corn in this picturesque 19th-century working mill.

Milling demonstrations normally take place on Sundays. There is an exhibition on the historical role of the mill and a delightful walkway alongside the mill lade
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48 Angus Folk Museum (NTS)
Where will you find cruisie lamps, pirn winders, cloutie rugs, bannock spades and a thrawcrook? At the Angus Folk Museum!

The domestic section is housed in six charming 18th-century cottages in Kirk Wynd, whereas the agricultural collection in the farm steading opposite illustrates changes in the Angus countryside in the last 200 years.
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Foresterseat Caravan Park

Burnside
Arbroath Road
Forfar
Angus
DD8 2RY

  • P - (01307) 818880
  • E - emma@foresterseat.co.uk

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