Group Stays has some lovely properties in Scotland The Brochs and The Steadings @ Balbinny are two fantastic examples. We can guarantee you a spectacular stay in stunning surroundings but what else is there to do locally? Here is our guide to Angus to show you just how wonderful this special part of Scotland is!
The Brochs and The Steadings are wonderful properties situated at Balbinny, Angus. Sustainably developed in keeping with tradition and the local environment these luxurious properties are fantasic bases to explore Angus, Scotland. While you could probably spend most of your time in front of the cosy log burners in the Brochs or taking a leisurely swim in the indoor swimming pool and jacuzzi it would be well worth getting out and about to investigate the local area.
Getting to Balbinny is easy, with a good road network and with flights from popular airlines starting from about £30 from major London airports to Aberdeen you are looking at travel costs being less than a train ticket to the Westcountry! Why not hire a car and use it to venture out and about during your stay and try to find some of these well recommended things.
Things to do
Go tank driving in Auchterhouse
Auchterhouse Country Sports near Dundee have a wide range of tanks, you cant operate the cannons but you can be sure of an amazing driving experience! Stag and hen parties are accomodated for as well as corporate events and even kids parties. A great activity for all ages!
Visit J.M. Barrie's birthplace
Did you kow that the author of the classic novel Peter Pan was born in Scotlan, Kirriemuir to be more exact. His house is now a museum and is like taking a trip back in time.
Visit a haunted castle
Glamis Castle....yep.... known famously for the being the setting of Macbeth as well as the childhood home of the Queen Mother it has 4 resident ghosts. There is a great range of activities on offer for the kids whcih will keep them entertained for hours.
Take to the Waves with the O'Neill Surf School
You'll be surprised at how warm the water is in Scotland especially wearing a titanium lined wetsuit! Catering for kids of all ages between 9-90 why not learn to surf on a weekend course? Everything is supplied you just bring a sense of adventure.
With all this adveture we are sure that you'll want to stop for a bit to eat. Coming highly recommended by guests staying at both The Brochs and The Steadings is The Drovers Inn, Memus. Offering contemporary fine dining in a traditional Scottish Inn they serve up hearty meals in front of the fire or in the resturant. Locally sourced, seasonal produce is used by the chefs to create their exceptional dishes.
So, why not forgo the expected and try something different this year? Friends and family will be impressed that you have gone against the grain and found amazing self catering accomodation in Angus, Scotland. Check out these great comments:
'We are staying here at the moment and we are all having a perfect time. The area is really lovely and we are enjoying seeing many new places. The house is worth every single penny - luxury and warm, the kids love it. Swimming pool and Hot Jacuzzi really make it something special'
'We had a wonderful relaxing stay at Balbinny with its excellent facilities and beautiful setting. David made us feel very welcome and there is lots to do in the area. Very clean. We will be back. Thank you'