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What could be a better way to spend your spring than with a relaxing retreat with your canine companion?

The warmer evenings, brighter skies, and beautiful blooms all make for the perfect months for which to enjoy a self-catered break.

To help you plan your dog-friendly holiday in Scotland, Sykes Holiday Cottages have compiled a selection of fantastic spring offers for you and your four-legged friend for the coming months in Angus.

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Nantusi Cottage

Location: East Murthill, Kirriemuir
Sleeps: 6
Price: 7 nights from 14th May 2022, was £1106, now £639
Saving: £467

This 17th century stone-built cottage rests in the idyllic hamlet of East Murthill. Its open-plan living space makes a wonderful social spot where you can unwind after each day of adventure. Its large patio doors allow for an abundance of natural light as well as easy access to the garden where your canine companion can play.

Find plenty of fantastic walking opportunities on your doorstep including the scenic Forfar Loch Country Park. You’re also ideally placed for exploring both the coast and country.

Nantusi Cottage can also be booked with Kamba Cottage, together sleeping 12 guests, so the whole family can enjoy a scenic escape.

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Steading Cottage

Location: Cortachy, Kirriemuir
Sleeps: 4
Price: 7 nights from 10th June 2022, was £704, now £553
Saving: £151

Settled in Cortachy just outside of Kirriemuir is this beautiful abode sleeping four. Sitting on a working farm, it makes an excellent choice for those in pursuit of a rural retreat, with plenty of wildlife to be seen from your doorstep. This bright and airy property boasts a contemporary interior throughout, hosting all the amenities you could need for a week-long stay.

Be sure to venture into the centre of Kirriemuir to find a variety of wonderful amenities and attractions including Kirriemuir Den for a scenic stroll, visit the Neverland Play Park if travelling with little ones, or enjoy a round of golf at the Kirriemuir Golf Club.

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Woodside House

Location: Glen Clova
Sleeps: 10
Price: 7 nights from 3rd June 2022, was £2460, now £1779
Saving: £681

Found at the base of the Cairngorms National Park is this impressive property – perfect for an escape with all the family. Woodside House is a listed property forming part of a Victorian mansion, offering plenty of splendour at its interior as well as an equally impressive exterior with plenty of picnic spots.

This property is also great for those with children, hosting a pool table, piano, and games to enjoy. You’ll also find plenty of child-friendly attractions in Arbroath such as Jumping Joey’s soft play centre and West Links Fun Park, while Arbroath Harbour is also well-worth exploring. Don’t forget to explore the many wonders of the surrounding National Park too!

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South Stables, House of Dun

Location: Montrose
Sleeps: 4
Price: 7 nights from 18th June 2022, was £689, now £531
Saving: £158

On the outskirts of Montrose is this National Trust for Scotland property, South Stables. Once the former stable block for the National Trust for Scotland’s House of Dun, it now stands to offer wonderful accommodation for a group of four. This historic first-floor apartment flaunts plenty of colour and charm, while outside the formal gardens and grounds make the perfect place to while away the hours.

You’ll discover a wide range of attractions just a scenic drive away such as Lunan Bay, Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre, and Montrose Golf Links.

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Brae of Airlie Farm

Location: Airlie, Kirriemuir
Sleeps: 6
Price: 7 nights from 21st May 2022, was £818, now £656
Saving: £162

You can find this property in an idyllic position in close reach of Kirriemuir. This homely five-sleeper offers a welcome arrival with woodburning stoves, a stylish interior, games room, and uninterrupted views across the surrounding farmlands. What could be better?

Sitting between Alyth and Kirriemuir, this property is ideally placed for exploring all that the area has to offer. Soak up the scenery of the Loch of Kinnordy, meander around the grounds of the beautiful Glamis Castle, or venture further afield to discover the excitement of Dundee – the choice is yours.

If you’re seeking even more inspiration for your Spring escape, you can browse the whole catalogue of properties on the Sykes Holiday Cottages website, or give them a call on 01244 356666.

Browse our website for even more great ideas of things to see and do during your trip to Angus. You can also find places to eat and drink during your stay. Download the Visit Angus app which has a choice of 8 fantastic trails to follow, with 80 locations and 40 geo-fenced interactive experiences including fun games and 360 degree images, giving you lots to see and do along the way.

We can’t wait to welcome you to Angus, and hope you have a brilliant time.

This guest blog was written and provided by Sykes Holiday Cottages.

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