The Grassic Gibbon Centre

Exhibitions

Arbuthnott, Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire, AB30 1PB

    This visitor centre is dedicated to the Scottish author James Leslie Mitchell, better known as his pen name Lewis Grassic Gibbon.

    Grassic Gibbon was the writer of Sunset Song, first published in 1932 and named the best Scottish novel of all time.

    The Grassic Gibbon Centre is found in the heart of the Mearns countryside, nearby the farm where this famous novelist grew up and the churchyard where his ashes were laid to rest.

    The exhibition tells the story of his life and work through photographs, display cases and story boards. You can enjoy a light snack and home baking in the café, and browse Grassic Gibbon books and local crafts in the book and gift shop.

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    3 Visitor Attraction
    Awards
    Ancestral Welcome Assisted wheelchair access
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Children

    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Outdoor Play Area
    • Children Welcome

    Leisure Facilities

    • Gift Shop

    Special Requirements

    • No Pets Allowed

    Domestic

    • Public Toilet Facilities

    Payment Methods

    • VISA Card
    • Mastercard

    Transport

    • Disabled Parking

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- From Stonehaven Railway Station follow A90 south signposted at Fordoun junction. From Montrose Railway Station follow A92 north signposted at Inverbervie.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Aberdeen Airport follow A90 south signposted at Fordoun junction.

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