Landmark Visitor's Guide




Around Dundee



Around Crieff

Loch Earn and Loch Tay




Landmark Visitor's Guide

Additional Information About Tayside

Places of Interest


Aberfeldy Distillery
A827 on the east side of Aberfeldy
Tel 01887 820330
Open: April-Oct, Mon-Fri 10am-4pm. Nov-Mar, Tues & Thurs only, 10am-4pm.

Castle Menzies
Off B846 near Weem just of Aberfeldy
Tel 01887 820982
Open: April-Oct, Mon-Sat 10.30am-5pm, Sun 2pm-5pm.

St Mary's Church
Near Grandtully at Pitcairn Farm off
A827, 3 miles (5km) of Aberfeldy
Historic Scotland Tel 0131 668 8830
Open: At all times


Alyth Folk Museum
Off the A94 north of Meigle
Tel 01828 633474
Open: May-Sept, Tues-Sat 1pm-5pm.


Arbroath Abbey
Historic Scotland
Tel 0131 668 8830 Arbroath Signal Tower Museum
Lady Lawn
Tel 01241 875598
Open: All year, Apr-Sept, Mon-Sat 9.30am-6.30pm and Sun 2pm-6.30pm.
Oct-Mar, Mon-Sat 9.30am-4.30pm and Sun 2pm-4.30pm.

Kerr's Miniature Railway
Running along seafront
Tel 01241 879249
Open: All year Apr-Sept, Sat & Sun, 2pm-5pm. July and 1st half of August, daily, 2-5pm.

St Vigeans Museum
Near Arbroath
Historic Scotland Tel 0131 668 8830
Open: All Year

Blair Atholl

Blair Castle
6 miles (l0km) north of
Pitlochry in Blair Atholl off the A9
Tel 01796 481207
Open: Daily, Apr-Oct, 10am-6pm.


Brechin Museum
In the Library in St Ninians Square
Open: All year, Mon, Tue, Wed and Fri 9.30am-6pm.

Brechin Round Tower

Viewed from the Churchyard
Historic Scotland
Tel 0131 668 8830
Open: All Year.

Brechin Castle Centre
Tel 01356 626813
Open: All year, Winter - 9am to 5pm, Monday to Saturday and 10am to 5pm - Sunday.
Summer - 9am to 6pm and 10am to 6pm, Sundays.


Auchingarrich Wildlife Centre
2 miles (3km) south of Comrie on B827
Tel 01764 679469
Open: Daily, 10am to dusk.

Drummond Trout Farm and Fishery
Tel 01764 670500
Open daily from 10am all year. Summer closing 10pm. Winter closing 5pm

Coupar Angus
Meiklour Beech Hedge
On the A93 16 miles (26km) north-east of Perth
Open: At all times.


Crieff Visitor Centre
South of Crieff on the A822 towards
Tel 01764 654014
Open: All year daily, Apr-Nov, 9am-5pm, Mid-Nov-Mar, 9.30am-4.30pm.

Drummond Castle Gardens
2 miles (3km) south of Crieff off A822
Tel 01764 681257
Open: May-Oct daily 2pm-6pm. Nov-Apr, closed.

Glenturret Distillery
From Crieff, take the A85 west for 1 mile (2km) and turn right at crossroads
Tel 01764 652424
Open: Feb-Dec, 9.30am-4.30pm. Jan 11.30am-2.30pm.

Innerpeffray Library
B8062, 4 miles (6km) south-east of Crieff
Tel 01764 652819
Open: Apr-Sept, Mon-Sat 10am-12.45pm, 2pm-4.45pm. Sun 2pm-4pm.
Closed Thursday. Oct, Nov, Feb & Mar close at 4pm.
Dec & Jan by appointment only.

St Bean's Church
At Fowlis Wester off A85, 5 miles (8km) north-east of Crieff

Stuart Glass
Muthill Road south of town
Tel 01764 654004
Open: Daily, Jun-Sept, 9am-7pm. Oct-May, 9am-5pm.


McManus Art Gallery & Museum
Top of Reform Street in Meadowside
Tel 01382 432020
Open: All year, Monday 11am-5pm, Tue-Sat 10am-5pm.

Barrack Street Museum
Next to the Howff off Ward Road
Tel 01382 432067
Open: All year, Monday 11am-5pm, Tue-Sat 10am-5pm.

Broughty Ferry Castle Museum
Next to harbour in Broughty Ferry, 4 miles (6km) east of Dundee
Tel 01382 776121
Open: All year, Monday 11am-1pm, 2pm-5pm. Tue, Wed, Thurs & Sat 10am-1pm, 2pm-5pm.
Closed Friday. Jul-Sept only, 2-5pm.

Mills Observatory
Balgay Hill at west end of town
Tel 01382 667138
Open: Oct-Apr, Tue-Fri 4pm-10pm. May-Sept, 10am-5pm, Sat 2pm-5pm.
Closed Sunday & Monday.

RRS Discovery & Discovery Point
Next to Olympia Leisure Centre and opposite railway station
Tel 01382 201245
Open: Daily, Apr-Oct, 10am-5pm. Nov-Mar, 10am-4pm.

HM Frigate Unicorn
Victoria Dock, east along foreshore from Discovery
Tel 01382 200900
Open: Daily, Mar-Oct, 10am-5pm. Oct-Mar, Mon-Fri 10am-4pm.

Claypotts Castle
Claypotts Roundabout on A92 3 miles (5km) east of centre.
Historic Scotland Tel 0131 668 8830
Open: Apr-Sept, Mon-Sat 9.30am-6.30pm. Sun 2pm-6.30pm.
Oct-Mar, Mon-Sat 9.30am-4.30pm. Sun 2pm-4.30pm.

Camperdown Wildlife Centre
Off A923 3 miles (5km) north-west of Dundee centre
Tel 01382 432689
Open: Daily, Mar-Sept, 10am-3.30pm. Oct-Feb, 10am-4.30pm.

Shaw's Dundee Sweet Factory
Fulton Road west end of Kingsway
Tel 01382 461435
Open: phone for tour times.

Verdant Works
West Henderson's Wynd
Tel 01382 225282
Open: Daily 10am to 5pm (11am Sunday) April to October.
10am to 4pm (11am Sunday) November to March.


Dunkeld Cathedral
High Street
Historic Scotland Tel 0131 668 8830
Open: At all times.

Dunkeld Little Houses
High Steet
Open: Houses are privately occupied but more information is found in the TIC.

Off the A9 2 miles (3km) west of Dunkeld
Tel 01796 473233
Open: At all times.

Loch of Lowes
Off A923, 2 miles (3km) north-west of Dunkeld
Tel 01350 727337
Open: Apr-Sept, 10am-5pm for visitor centre but observation hide is permanently open.

Museum of the Scottish Horse Regiment
Open: Easter to September, 10am-noon, 2-5pm. Closed Tuesday & Wednesday.


Edzell Castle & Garden
B966 1 mile (2km) west of Edzell.
Historic Scotland Tel 0131 668 8830
Open: Apr-Sept, Mon-Sat 9.30am-6.30pm. Sunday 2pm-6.30pm.
Oct-Mar, Mon-Sat 9.30am-4.30pm, Sunday 2pm-4.30pm.
Closed every Thursday afternoon and all day Friday.

Glenesk Folk Museum
16 miles (26km) north-west of Brechin
Tel 01356 670254
Open: Easter weekend and every weekend thereafter until 1st June,
then daily 12-6pm until end of September.


Aberlemno Sculptured Stones
Near Aberlemno on the B9134, 6 miles
(l0km) north-east of Forfar
Historic Scotland Tel 0131 668 8830
Open: Open Site.

Meffan Institute (Forfar Museum)
20 West High Street
Tel 01307 464123
Open: Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, all year apart from Christmas and 1st, 2nd January.


Angus Folk Museum
In the village of Glamis
Tel 01307 840288
Open: Easter weekend then May-Sept daily, 11am-5pm.


Croft Na Caber Activity Centre
South side of Kenmore (east Loch Tay)
Tel 01887 830588
Open: All year daily 9am-5.30pm except Christmas and New Year.

The Scottish Crannog Centre
Croft-na-Caber, Kenmore
Tel: 01887 830583
Open: Daily, Apr-Oct, 10am-5pm.


Kinross Museum
Town Hall Buildings
High Street, Kinross at the side of town
Open: Phone to confirm opening times.

Loch Leven Castle
Kinross, access by boat
Historic Scotland Tel 0131 668 8830
Open: Apr-Sept, Mon-Sat 9.30am-6.30pm. Sunday 2pm-4.30pm. Closed in winter.

Vane Farm Nature Reserve
On the south shore of Loch Leven
Tel 01577 862355
Open: Apr-Dec, daily 10am-5pm and Jan-Mar, daily 10am-4pm.


Barrie's Birthplace
9 Brechin Road, Kirriemuir
Tel 01575 572646
Open: Easter weekend & Apr-Sept, Mon-Sat 11am-5.30pm, Sunday 2pm-5.30pm.

Glamis Castle
Village of Glamis off A94, 5 miles (8km) south-west of Forfar
Tel 01307 840242
Open: Mar-Oct, daily 10.30am-5.30pm. July & August 10am-5.30pm.


Meigle Museum
In the village on A94, 12 miles (19km) south-west of Forfar
Historic Scotland Tel 0131 668 8830
Open: Apr-Sept, Mon-Sat 9.30am-6.30pm. Sunday 2pm-6.30pm.
Oct-Mar, Mon-Sat 9.30am-4.30pm. Sunday, 2pm-4.30pm.


House of Dun
On the A935 3 miles (5km) west of
Tel 01674 810264
Open: Easter and May to October daily, 11am-5.30pm.

Red Castle
Off the A92 7 miles (11km) south of Montrose
Open: At all times.

St Cyrus Nature Reserve
From St Cyrus take the A92 S for 1 mile (2km) to North Esk River and turn left
Tel 01674 830736
Open: Apr-Oct, Tue-Sun 9am-5pm.


Perth Leisure Pool
Glasgow Road, Perth
Tel 01738 635454
Open: Daily all year.

Abernethy Round Tower
Abernethy on A913 9 miles (14km) south-east of Perth
Apply to keyholder for access.

Balhousie Castle & The Black Watch Museum
Off North Inch Park, Perth
Tel 01738 621281
Open: Mon-Fri, 10am-4.30pm. Winter 10am-3.30pm.
Sundays & public holidays, 2-4.30pm.

Bell's Cherrybank Gardens
In Perth off Glasgow Road
Tel 01738 627330
Open: Daily May-Oct, 11am-5pm.

Branklyn Gardens
East side of Perth on Dundee Road
Tel 01738 625535
Open: Daily, March to October, 9.30am-dusk.

Caithness Glass
Inveralmond Industrial Estate on north side of Perth off A9
Tel 01738 637373
Open: All year, Mon-Sat 9am-5pm, Sunday 10am-5pm.

Huntingtower Castle
Off the A85, 3 miles (5km) west of Perth
Historic Scotland Tel 0131 668 8830
Open: Apr-Sept, Mon-Sat 9.30am-6.30pm. Sunday 2pm-6.30pm.
Oct-Mar, Mon-Sat 9.30am-4.30pm. Sunday 2pm-4.30pm.
Closed every Thursday afternoon and all day Friday.

Perth Art Gallery & Museum
George Street on east side of town.
Tel 01738 632488
Open: All year, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm. Closed Christmas and New Year.

St John's Kirk
St John's Street
Tel 01738 626159

Scone Palace
Off the A93, 2 miles (3km) north of Perth
Tel 01738 652300
Open: Easter to October, Monday to
Saturday, 9.30am-5pm. Sundays, 1.30am-5pm, July & August, 10am-5pm.


Blair Atholl Distillery and Visitor Centre
On the south entrance to Pitlochry
Tel 01796 472234
Open: Easter-Sept, Mon-Sat 9am-5pm. Oct, Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Nov-Easter, Mon-Fri 9am-4.30pm.

Edradour Distillery
2 miles (3km) east of Pitlochry
Tel 01796 472095
Open: Daily, Mar-Oct 9.30am-5pm. Oct-Mar 10am-4pm.

Pass of Killiecrankie
Off the A9 3 miles (5km) north of Pitlochry
Tel 01796 473233
Open: April to October, daily, 10am-5pm. June to August, 9.30am-6pm.

Pitlochry Festival Theatre
West side of town over the River Tummel
Tel 01796 472680
Open: 28 April to 7 October. Coffee shop open 10am to after performance.
Matinee performances on Wednesday & Saturday at 2pm.
Evening performances from around 8pm. Monday to Saturday.

Pitlochry Power Station & Dam
Accessible from town or off A9 by-pass
Tel 01882 634251
Open: Late March to late October, 9.30am-5.30pm.

Queen's View
Loch Tummel, on B8019 8 miles (13km) north-west of Pitlochry
Tel 01796 473123
Open: At all times.

Other Useful Information

Ambulance, Police & Firebrigade Tel 999

Dundee Airport
Tel 01382 643242

Cinemas, Theatres & Galleries


Perth Repertory Theatre
High Street in town centre
Tel 01738 621031

Murray St Perth
Tel 01738 623126


Seagate Gallery
36-40 Seagate
Tel 01382 226331
Open: 10am-5.30pm Monday-Friday 10am-5pm Saturday.

Dundee Rep Theatre
Tay Square
Tel 01382 223530

The Steps Film Theatre
Central Library
Tel 01382 434037
Contemporary films.

The Stack Leisure Park
Odeon Cinema Complex
Tel 01382 400855

Cannon Cinema
Tel 01382 225247

Tourist Information Offices

4 City Square
Tel 01382 434384

The Library, High Street
Tel 01241 852258

Market Place Tel 01241 872609

40 East High Street Tel 01307 467876

St Ninians Place Tel 01356 623050

Bridge Street Tel 01674 672000

The Square Tel 01887 820276

90 High Street Tel 01764 663450

26 Wellmeadow Tel 01250 872960

High Street Tel 01764 652578

The Cross Tel 01350 727688

Kinross Service Area, Junction 6, (M90)
Tel01577 863680

45 High Street Tel 01738 638353

A9 Perth By-pass Tel 01738 638481

22 Atholl Road Tel 01796 472215



Auchterarder House ***
Tel 01764 663646


Farleyer House **
Tel 01887 820332


Kinloch House**
Tel 01250 884237


Crieff Hydro**
Tel 01764 655555


The Old Mansion House, Auchterhouse**
Tel 01382 320366

Stakis Dundee **

Tel 01382 229271

Lindford House *

Monikie, by Dundee
01382 370314


Dunkeld House **
Tel 01350 727771

Glen Clova

Clova Hotel*
Tel 01575 550222


Green Hotel **
Tel 01577 863467


Burnside Apartments*
Tel 01796 472203

Camp & Caravan Sites

Aberfeldy Caravan Park
Tel 01887 820662

Taymouth Holiday Centre
Tel 01887 830226

Twenty-shilling Wood
Tel 01764 670411

Thursday, December 26th, 2019

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