There are so many exciting family friendly things to see and do and fun events to experience here in Angus, Dundee and surrounding areas.

Arbroath Harbour, Angus, Scotland

Explore the history and heritage of Angus and visit the many tourist attractions on offer including Glamis Castle – legendary setting of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre and Arbroath Abbey. Jump on-board a steam train at the Caledonian Railway, visit Kirriemuir Camera Obscura or step back in time at JM Barrie’s Birthplace.

Find out more about historical attractions in Angus.

Dundee has its own fascinating history and heritage and is known for its jute, jam and journalism industries. Explore attractions including the V&A Dundee, RRS Discovery and Verdant Works to give you a flavour of Dundee’s history.

Find out more about places to visit in Dundee.


Angus and Dundee have a packed programme of events from theatre performances to concerts with headline acts from the charts, playing at Slessor Gardens in Dundee and the Links in Montrose.

The annual Scottish Transport Extravaganza takes place every July at Glamis Castle with hundreds of different modes of transport from cars, vans and bikes. If it’s food that you’re after, then you’ll want to visit the Dundee Flower and Food Festival in September with live food demonstrations, tastings and meet the chefs.

View the variety of events which are on in
and Dundee.

Forfar Loch

Nothing beats fresh air and wide open spaces. Angus and Dundee have this in abundance.
Explore the many country parks including Crombie, Monikie, Forfar Loch and Camperdown. They are the perfect place to take the family for long walks, play in the parks and to enjoy a picnic.

Throughout Angus, there are a lot of excellent parks which will entertain your child for hours. Be one of the ‘Lost Boys’ onboard Captain Hooks ship at Neverland Play Park in Kirriemuir, visit the animals at Murton Farm Nature Reserve near Forfar, or go to one of the sandy parks at Arbroath, Carnoustie, Montrose or Monifieth.

View the parks and open spaces in Angus.