Heritage and outdoor events in Dundee & Angus

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  • A ranger-led walk in Glen Clova
    A ranger-led walk in Glen Clova
  • A vintage steam engine on the Caledonian Railway, Brechin
    Take a ride back in time in a vintage steam engine on the Caledonian Railway, Brechin
  •  A Falconer has a harris hawk perched on his leather glove
    Falconer Steve Wright with a harris hawk during a falconry display in Glen Clova
  • A couple make their way along the driveway of Glamis Castle in a vintage car, Angus
    The driveway leading up to Glamis Castle, Angus

Take part in an outdoor and heritage event in Dundee & Angus, there is a fantastic variety to choose from throughout the year.

A great way to discover local history is to take part in the outdoor and heritage events held in Dundee & Angus. Enjoy a guided natural history walk or see vintage cars in a fantastic location.

The Scottish Snowdrop Festival takes place in February and March, when you can see the first of these delicate white flowers emerge at gardens and historic estates across Dundee & Angus.

In May you can escape to the countryside and catch the Carnoustie Country Classic, one of the friendliest tournaments in the golfing calendar, or take part in the renowned Angus Glens Walking Festival.

Glamis Castle is a wonderful place to find yourself in July, when the historic attraction hosts the Scottish Transport Extravaganza and Scotland’s Countryside Festival, a fantastic way to make the most of the area’s great outdoors.

Summertime events in Dundee & Angus also include legendary Highland games at locations such as Glenisla, Montrose and Strathmore. Watch traditional Highland tests of strength and endurance such as the hammer throw and the tossing of the caber to get a real sense of the heritage and culture of the region.

Don’t miss the Dundee Flower and Food Festival in September, when you can admire spectacular floral displays and try delicious continental produce in the beautiful surroundings of Camperdown Country Park.

Use these listings to plan a day out to a heritage or outdoor event in Dundee & Angus.

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  1. Family Event: Roman Occupation

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    Dundee City

    Broughty Castle has been occupied by the Roman Army!

    Dates

    4 Apr 2015
  2. Roman Armour

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    Dundee City

    With Dr Jon Coulston, School of Classics, University of St Andrews.

    Dates

    7 May 2015
  3. Gradings

    Arbroath

    Commemorating the signing of the Declaration of Arbroath on 6 April 1320.

    Dates

    3 Apr 2015 to 12 Apr 2015
  4. Gradings

    Dundee City

    Enjoy an evening of music, stories, costume and games from Dundee's past.

    Dates

    16 May 2015
  5. Dundee Food And Flower Festival

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    Dundee City

    Food, horticulture and live entertainment.

    Dates

    4 Sep 2015 to 6 Sep 2015
  6. Gradings

    Dundee City

    With Mark Hall, Curator at Perth Museum & Art Gallery.

    Dates

    13 Apr 2015
  7. Soldiers and Gardens

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    Brechin

    Discover more about the covenanting movement and the soldiers camped at the castle.

    Dates

    9 May 2015 to 10 May 2015
  8. The Angus Show

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    Brechin

    Agricultural show.

    Dates

    6 Jun 2015
  9. Strathmore Highland Games

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    Forfar

    A traditional Highland Games for all the family.

    Dates

    14 Jun 2015
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