North of Dundee you'll find the friendly town of Forfar. Take a tour of Glamis Castle to learn the history of the castle located in the childhood village of Queen Elizabeth. There is a bus service which leaves from the Forum Centre in Dundee that takes you within a 10 minute walking distance of Glamis Castle.
Just minutes from the castle is the Gin Bothy Experience where you can enjoy tastings of the award-winning gin, or you can take a tour of Ogilvy Distillery, just south of Glamis, to learn about, and sample Scotland’s first ever potato vodka.
For those interested in a scenic stroll, Forfar Loch Country Park offers a 4 km route around the banks of the loch, which is suitable for all abilities. There is a bus service which leaves from the Forum Centre that takes you within a 10 minute walking distance of the country park.
North of Glamis is Kirriemuir, the home of Scottish playwright JM Barrie. Find out more about the creator of Peter Pan at JM Barrie's Birthplace, a museum created in his traditional weaver's home.