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This cathedral city developed around a Celtic monastery above a fording point on the River South Esk. The Cairn o'Mount Road is a route of around fifty kilometres from Brechin to Banchory, passing through a beautiful landscape of rolling hills and several villages, including the cluster of red sandstone houses that is Fettercairn. The nearby Fasque Castle is a good example of Victorian architecture. The Cairn o'Mount (454m) itself makes for a superb viewpoint.

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  • This classic walled garden - one of the rare ones to be seen in Scotland - was designed in 1604 by Sir David Lindsay who also planned the castle's interior courtyard. Its design comes from ideas that flourished during this time of peace that was the ..

  • Almost a thousand years old, this is one of the two surviving round towers of the Irish type in Scotland. Originally a standalone structure, 34 m tall, it has a 14C steeple and is thought to have served as a belfry, guard post and refuge. The abutmen..

  • The attractive ruins of the castle, former residence of the Crawford Lindsay family, have a unique garden that is best seen in summer. The current entrance leads to the paved courtyard to the building completed in the late 16C. Today in ruins, this e..

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Hotels Brechin

  • Glenesk Hotel

    High Street GB - Edzell DD9 7TF

    In the beautiful Scottish village of Edzell, boasting a leisure club which includes a sauna, a gym, hot tub and a swimming pool refurbished in April 2013, this hotel is situated at the foot of the Angus Glens. Guests at Glenesk Country House Hotel ca..

  • The Panmure Arms Hotel

    52 High Street GB - Edzell DD9 7TA

    Located in the beautiful small village of Edzell, The Panmure Arms Hotel offers bed and breakfast accommodation, a restaurant and free WiFi. The hotel is 40 miles away from Aberdeen and Dundee, and 10 miles from Montrose and the rail station. Each o..

  • Northern Hotel

    Clerk Street GB - Brechin DD9 6AE

    Founded as a coaching inn in the early 19th century, this charming 3-star hotel is situated in the ancient city of Brechin and now offers high-standard en suite accommodation. The Northern Hotel has a long tradition of hospitality and has been wel..

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