Angus is indeed Scotland's Birthplace. The county is steeped in colourful and dramatic history, and played a central role in the history and formation of the Scottish nation, when the Declaration of Arbroath was signed in 1320.
The history of Angus is here to be explored. There are many museums, historic sites and buildings to be enjoyed. Each of the burghs is steeped in history, that you can see and touch by following the town heritage trails.
Whether your interest is in ancient civilisations, medieval battles or historical houses, Angus has a rich story to tell.
Find out more about The Picts, perhaps the true ancestors of the Scottish nation - our indigenous people.