Backwater Dam

A beautiful stretch of open water. This reservoir holds the main supply of water for Angus and Dundee, Coupar Angus and Blairgowrie. From here it is piped to the treatment...

Backwater Dam loop walk

Follow the road/track up the west side of the water and onwards through farmland up to The Barny. Then follow the farm track back past Glen Damff Farm and Glenhead...

Clach Na Coileach

The gathering place of the Clan MacThomas. Just south of Finegand, in Glenshee, is a large glacial erratic stone. There are many erratics in this glacial landscape but the thing...

Dalrulzion Forest

The site of a number of iron age round houses. Dalrulzion is a name given to a particular form of iron age house building style with double walls. They are...

Diarmuid’s Tomb

One of many legends in Glenshee connected to Fionn Macumhaill. Dhiarmaid or Diarmuid O’Duibne (“of the bright face”) was one of the legendary Fionn Macumhaill’s most trusted warriors. It is...

Druim Dearg or Bell Cairn

A prehistoric monument. The remains of a kerb cairn, a stony mound containing or concealing deliberately deposited human remains, was recorded on the north shoulder of Druim Dearg by the Ordinance...

Folda/Forter Loop

Spectacular scenery with deep views. You will need a road bike for this route. Follow the road down the glen, past Folda Farm and Balnamenoch farm and turn right at...

Glenmarkie Forest Loop

A family friendly itinerary. You will need a mountain bike for this route. Take the track to the left, past Shandra (options to go across the weir and onto the...

Glenmarkie Forest walk

A beautiful forest walk. Take the track to the left, past Loch Shandra  and walk up the hill past the The Tulloch cottage where the track flattens out. There are...

Hill of Alyth

A walk along an ancient drove road to an historic viewpoint. Rising steeply on the northern edge of the burgh of Alyth to 300m (984ft), the Hill of Alyth provides a...

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