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County - Angus and Dundee | Map
Tel code: 01356 | code search
Postcode: DD9 | code search
Population: 7000
Council: Angus
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Birthplace of:
James Tytler
Peter Spence

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Brechin Events

June
The Angus Show

September
Brechin Arts Festival
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Brechin Castle Centre
"Disappointing. This could be a really good idea - advertised from the road as a model farm and country farm. The result is significantly underwhelming. At the 'farm' one ..." More

Eastmill Road Caravan Park
"Only 2.5 hours from Edinburgh with the caravan on so we have made this site our favourite weekend retreat.Friendly welcome and information on the area is guranteed and the facilities ..." More

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Brechin is situated in the valley of Strathmore, 9 miles west of Melrose. Brechin is a town and former royal burgh in the Scottish region of Angus. Brechin was given royal burgh status in 1641. The parish contains the villages of Little Brechin and Trinity, the location of the 18-hole golf course and squash courts. Brechin has many structures of antiquarian interest including the 18th century Brechin Castle, the chapel of Maison Dieu Hospital 1267 and the medieval stone built Brechin Bridge. Standing on the river Esk in the town centre an archway from the high street opens to Bishops Close to the 13th century Brechin Cathedral, the cathedral has been altered but still incorporates medieval work. At the southwest corner of the cathedral, is an 11th century Round Tower standing 26m high, it would have originally been free-standing. Brechin has a busy town centre, with a range of shops, supermarkets, cafes, pubs and local amenities. Brechin Town House Museum in St. Ninians Square has displays about the burgh and the cathedral. The Brechin Castle Centre on the Haughmuir includes a garden centre, café and Country Park with ornamental lake, farm and children’s play area. The Pictavia exhibition centre displays artefacts and information about the ancient civilization of the Picts.

Attraction

Brechin Castle Centre
Brechin Cathedral Round Tower
Caledonian Railway

Caravan Park

Eastmill Road Caravan Park

Care Home

Bearehill Care Home

Classes

Yoga - Jim Fraser

Dentist

Campbell & Gibb
Dental Surgery

Doctor

Doctor’s Surgery

Estate Agent

Inhouse
Shiell J & D G

Golf Club

Brechin

Inn

Northern Hotel

Pub and Bar

Brechin Arms
City Royal Bar
Delhousie Bar
Tuck Inn
West End Bar

Restaurant

Dragon Chinese Restaurant
Tuck Inn

School

Brechin High School
Maisondieu Primary School

Self-Catering

Gramarcy House
Greenden
Kinnaird Castle

Solicitor

J & D G Shiel

Taxi

A 2 B
City Cabs
Edzell Taxis

Sports Clubs

Brechin City Football Club (Football)
Mudanshakwai Judo Club (Martial Arts)

Shops

Brechin Castle Centre Ltd
Trinity Garden Centre

Places to Stay near Brechin

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Northern Hotel (0.34 miles)

Northern Hotel

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The city of Brechin is situated between the cities of Dundee and Aberdeen and is well positioned for the business traveller.The Northern Hotel ... More
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Gramarcy House (0.46 miles)

Gramarcy House

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Agnes Gentles, the proprietor of Gramarcy House is renowned for her warm welcome and is very knowledgeable of the local area. Agnes looks forward to welcoming guests to her home ... More

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Kinnaird Castle (3.14 miles)

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Greenden (4.87 miles)

Greenden

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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

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Glenesk Hotel (5.35 miles)

Glenesk Hotel

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The Glenesk Hotel - Close your eyes and think of a hotel that is set in some of Scotland’s most spectacular countryside. A hotel that offers traditional three star luxury ... More

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Chapel House B&B (7.25 miles)

Chapel House B&B

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Chapel House is a listed Georgian town house situated in the centre of Montrose, just a stones throw from the town centre and it's many amenities.Chapel House B&B is the ... More

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Links Hotel (7.29 miles)

Links Hotel

This impressive Best Western Edwardian hotel is set on the historic Mid-Links in the picturesque town of Montrose, home to the 5th oldest golf course in the world and within walking distance of Montrose Beach, ... More | visit website

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Best Western Links Hotel (7.29 miles)

Best Western Links Hotel

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Set on the Historic Mid Links, the Links is a lovely hotel dating back to 1875. It has a central location close to the town centre and is within walking ... More

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Park Hotel (7.31 miles)

Park Hotel

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Creating an ideal atmosphere for a relaxing stay, this attractive property is the right choice of accommodation, while visiting Montrose.LocationLocated in the quiet mid links area of Montrose, The Park ... More

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Ramsay Arms Hotel (8.93 miles)

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Recently refurbished family run small country hotel. Situated in picturesque Fettercairn village with comfortable quiet rooms. Delicious meals available using the freshest local produce with ... More

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