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Enjoy a visit to the famous town of Kirriemuir with your four legged friends. Here are just some of the places you can visit and enjoy a bite to eat.
A Dog Friendly Visit to Kirriemuir
Location 1: Redwings Mountains
Redwings Mountains Horse Sanctuary is set in 220 acres of beautiful paddocks and woodland, providing a place of sanctuary to horses, ponies and donkeys as well as bountiful wildlife including red squirrels and mountain birds.
Enjoy a relaxing stroll to meet the centre’s lovable residents. Dogs on leads are welcome.
Location 2: Airlie Monument
Airlie Monument was erected in memory of the11th Earl of Airlie who was killed in the Boer War on 11th June 1900.
Enjoy a walk up Tulloch Hill, near Kirriemuir to see this stunning monument and enjoy outstanding views of the surrounding countryside.
Wee Bear Café at Lodge at Lochside is the perfect spot for lunch. Relax amidst its rustic charm, warm at the cosy woodstove and enjoy views out to the loch whilst you enjoy a delicious home cooked lunch and some tasty home baking.
Well behaved dogs are welcome in the café.
Location 3: Kirriemuir Town Centre
Take a walk round Kirriemuir Town Centre and see some of the historic sites of the town. A statue of Peter Pan stands in the town centre to commemorate Sir JM Barrie who was raised in the town.
Nearby Cumberland Close features a range of engraved paving stones, dedicated to people such as Sir Hugh Munro, Sir Charles Lyell and the recipients of the Victoria Cross following World War 2.
Just down the hill at Bellies Brae car park, you’ll find another statue – this one commemorating Bon Scott, lead singer of rock band AC/DC who was raised in Kirriemuir in his early years.
Location 4: Kirriemuir Den
Kirrie Den is a peaceful area of green space close to the centre of the town.
There are paths at various levels throughout the Den and it is a fantastic spot for a peaceful walk and for dogs to have a run around before dinner.
Airlie Arms Hotel in the town centre offers a range of delicious home cooked food in their dog friendly bar. The varied menu includes classic dishes as well as a great selection of burgers, pizzas and pastas with special offers during the week.
The bar is well stocked with a vast selection of malt whiskies, real ales, craft beers and fine wines so you can treat yourself to a drink after a busy day.
There is a regular bus service to Arbroath from around Angus and Dundee. Arbroath is also on the Stagecoach bus route from Aberdeen to London.
Situated on the A92, 17 miles north of Dundee, Arbroath is easy to drive to, with ample, signposted parking in the harbour area and at West Links Park.