Tayside has an unrivalled history. Located in the heart of Scotland it has played a pivotal role in our nation’s history since the days of our Iron Age and Pictish ancestors. The history of the area is enshrined in our museums. Discover the extraordinary lives of our people – the farmers, the fisherman, the soldiers, the doctors, the factory workers. Discover pioneers in exploration, art, science and communications.
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Discover the story of Scotland’s ancient past at Pictavia, an award winning visitor centre located in the heart of historic Angus. Pictavia tells the story of Scotland’s Pictish tribes, a mysterious warrior people who roamed the area nearly two thousand years ago. Discover their stories, battles, music and art – discover their lives.
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Peel Farm is a rural business which has grown and developed over the past 30 years and which now offers the perfect venue for a great day out in Glenisla.
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The historical roots of Glamis by no means should suggest that the Castle has not remained fashionable; additions, alterations and reconstructions have all taken place in order to satisfy the aspirations of the Strathmore family. A Castle fit for a Queen – By the time Mary Queen of Scots and her entourage visited Glamis in 1562, the East Wing was dominated by the main Tower, which had been added in about 1435. The Castle was enclosed within a fortified court.
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Cairngorms National Park
Britain’s highest and most massive mountain range: its biggest native forests; spectacularly clean rivers and lochs; moorland and farmland and a stronghold for Britain’s wildlife – this special place offers the warmest of welcomes from people who live and work here. Whatever your interest, this website tells you everything you want to know about the National Park and the work of the Park Authority and its partners.
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Braemar is situated in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park and close to Balmoral castle in Royal Deeside. Our lovely village is surrounded by stunning mountain scenery, beautiful glens containing ancient pine forests and teeming with wildlife.
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