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County - Angus and Dundee | Map
Tel code: 01307 | code search
Postcode: DD8 | code search
Population: 13500
Council: Angus
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Forfar Events

June
Strathmore Highland Games

July
Strathmore Vintage Vehicle Society's Scottish Transport Extravaganza

August
Forfar Food Fest
Grand Scottish Prom Weekend

September
Scotland's Countryside Festival
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The former royal burgh town of Forfar is situated on the north-east end of the Howe of Angus, located in Strathmore near to the Angus Glens off the main road between Perth and Aberdeen. Forfar was granted royal burgh status in 1124 by David I. The town’s major industries are tourism and agriculture. Famous for the Forfar Bridie, a tasty meat pastry and the Strathmore Springs, bottled mineral water. The ancient town of Forfar is home to a vast amount of historical interest, dating back to the Roman Invasions, a succession of Roman camps were established north of Forfar; the Romans were displaced in the middle ages by the Picts. The ruins of the square tower priory at Restenneth date back to the Pictish period. Forfar Athletic is the local Football team. There is a Country Park, an ice rink, a cricket, Rugby union and gliding club. Forfar Loch is used by a sailing club and the annual Highland Games are held on the Lochside. The Meffan Gallery and Museum is in the High Street amongst good shopping facilities. At Cunninghill there is a Leisure Centre with swimming pool and an 18-hole golf course. Glenshee, Glencova and Glenprosen are nearby popular skiing and hill walking resorts.

Attraction

Angus Folk Museum
Edzell Castle and Garden
Forfar Loch Country Park
Glamis Castle
Pitmuies Gardens
Restenneth Priory

Caravan Park

Foresterseat Caravan Park
Lochlands Caravan Park
Lochside Caravan Park

Care Home

Benholm Care Home

Classes

Dance - Footsteps

Council

Angus Council

Dentist

Stobbs & Baxter

Doctor

Group Practice Surgery
Lour Road Surgery
Ravenswood Surgery

Estate Agent

Thorntons Property Services

Farmers Market

Angus Farmers Market
Forfar Farmers Market

Golf Club

Forfar

Pub and Bar

Baxters Bar & Bistro
Drovers Inn
Queen Street Tavern
Strathmore Arms
West End Bar
Zoar Inn

Restaurant

Baxters Bar & Bistro
Brodies
Chapter & Verse
Park Tavern
Shajahan
Strathmore Arms

Taxi

A B Taxis
Forfar Taxi Co
Frank P Wilson Taxis
L J Nicol Taxis
Strathmore Travel
VIP Taxis
Walkers Taxis

Venue

Guthrie Castle

Sports Clubs

Forfar Athletic Football Club (Football)
Forfar Judo Club (Martial Arts)

Shops

Boots
Sunningdale Ltd
Thistle Dhu Nurseries
Ferngreen Garden Centre
Garden Furniture Scotland Ltd
Angus Organics Ltd
Home Furniture Scotland

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Chapelbank Hotel (0.11 miles)

Chapelbank Hotel

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"Sleep in Style" The Chapelbank Hotel, a small boutique hotel situated in the heart of Forfar, a thriving market town in the centre of Angus.We offer four very spacious luxurious ... More
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Greenden (5.79 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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Castleton House Hotel (7.80 miles)

Castleton House Hotel

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Castleton is a privately run country house hotel in beautiful Tayside. It is very close to the village of Glamis, but towns such as Kirriemuir, Forfar, Blairgowrie and Alyth are ... More

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Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort (9.61 miles)

Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort

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Positioned along the Scottish coastline which is home to golf's most famous courses, Forbes of Kingennie Coutry Resort provides the perfect location for golf, fishing and away form it all ... More

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Gramarcy House (10.42 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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Northern Hotel (10.65 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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Premier Inn Dundee Monifieth (10.84 miles)

For shops and local amenities Dundee city centre is only 6 miles away. Monifieth and Broughty ferry Villages are within easy reach by car and both have sea front walks. Arbroath, home of the famous ... More | visit website
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Letham Grange Golf Hotel & Country Estate (10.90 miles)

Letham Grange Golf Hotel & Country Estate

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Just a few short miles from the glorious Angus coastline lies Letham Grange, an eclectic mix of baronial styling with 19th century grandeur, flowery 70's and a streak of artistic ... More

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Dundee East Premier Lodge (11.22 miles)

The hotel is located in a quiet village on the A92 Arbroath Road. It is very handy for travelling to the local golf course, such as Carnoustie Golf Course, Monifieth Golf Course and is only ... More
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Premier Inn Dundee East (11.22 miles)

Located in a small village on the outskirts of Dundee. For shops and local amenities Dundee city centre is only 5 miles away. Local attractions include Broughty ferry beach and Carnoustie Championship Golf course. Our Dundee ... More | visit website

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