Druminoch lies 4 miles from Kirriemuir, the birth place of Peter Pan’s creator,JM Barrie. Visit his home as it would have typically been furnished in the 19th century. The house contains a museum of JM Barrie’s achievements and houses a Peter Pan display. Kirriemuir also has a Camera Obscura, which was gifted to the town by JM Barrie.
The Caenlochan Nature Reserve and RSPB Kinnordy Loch are just a couple of miles away, catering for nature lovers and bird watchers. Ospreys can be seen regularly feeding at Kinnordy Loch.
There are an abundance of Golf Courses within easy reach, including Kirriemuir, Alyth, Rosemount Blairgowrie, Edzell, Forfar, Carnoustie and St. Andrews.
The roads and hill tracks of Glenisla offer some great mountain biking routes. Off road driving, quad biking and clay pigeon shooting is available close by at Auchterhouse Country Sports
Cross country skiing
Druminoch is only 40 minutes from Glenshee Ski Centre and even closer to the Cairngorm National Park where there is some fantastic cross country skiing and winter mountaineering to be found in the winter months.
Sailing and kayaking on Forfar Loch.
The Angus Glens is an area famed for its grouse, partridge and pheasant shoots. There are some excellent shoots in the area of Glen Clova, Glen Prosen, Ballintore, Cortachy and Airlie, all of which are within easy reach of Druminoch.
For those visiting the area for a fishing break, the South Esk, the North Esk and the Tay are among the many rivers which are close by. There are also many trout rivers and lochs in the area – Lintrathen Loch being one, a mere 2 miles away.
Druminoch is just 6 miles from Glamis Castle, one of Scotland’s most impressive castles. Family home of the Earls of Strathmore and a royal residence since 1372, Glamis was the childhood home of HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother and the legendary setting of Shakespeare’s “MacBeth”.
The castle gardens, grounds and pine turn - landscaped towards the end of the 18th Century – contain an Italian garden and nearby nature trails.
Other attractions suitable for a day trip from Druminoch
- Braemar and Royal Deeside
- Balmoral Castle
- Crathes Castle
- St Andrews and fishing villages of Fife
- Aberdeen Duthie Park Winter gardens
- Dundee Discovery Centre
- Dundee Flower Show in September
- Dundee Live Science Centre
- Noah’s Ark, Perth – a good visit for children on a wet day!!
- Falkirk Wheel
- Stirling Castle
- Scone Palace