Forfar hotels

Forfar hotels

ForfarThe Forfar hotels listed below are either in the town or we have given a rough guide as to how far they are from Forfar. We hope you enjoy your stay and find your ideal accommodation from our list of hotels in Forfar and the surrounding area.

Forfar earned a reputation in the 17th century for the number of women burned here for witchcraft in a place now called "The Witches' Hollow". This was after the Church of Scotland made it illegal to either be a witch or to consult a witch, in 1563. Forfar has some fine buildings, and Forfar Market Cross, built in 1684. Also see Forfar.

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Balmashanner Bed And Breakfast, Balmshanner House, Forfar, DD8 2LE
Book Online Just one mile from Forfar, Balmashanner House is an 18th century country home. Every room has a breakfast table by the window, which offer fantastic countryside views. The comfortable rooms also feature TVs, free Wi-Fi, fridges and tea/coffee making facilities. A Farmhouse or Continental breakfast is served in the comfort of your room. The rural setting of Balmashanner Bed And Breakfast makes it perfect for anglers, walkers and wildlife, with Forfar Loch just 2 miles away. Glamis Castle is 8 miles from the hotel. There are several golf courses nearby, whilst the world famous St Andrews is only 20 miles from the Balmashanner. The coast at Abroath is just a 30-minute drive.more details Balmashanner Bed And Breakfast Online-hotel-accommodation-booking
Location: on the outskirts of Forfar.

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Airlie Arms Hotel
4 St Malcolms Wynd
Angus DD8 4HB
(approx 6 miles from Forfar)

Hotel near Forfar. Well known golfing, sporting and touring small family run hotel with great welcome, local charm and friendly service. In 'Peter Pan' country..
Contact: Joy and Gerald
Tel: +44(0)1575 572847
Fax: +44(0)1575 573055
Email to Airlie Arms Hotel accommodation Kirriemuir

Visitor attractions and information - Forfar

Attractions Camera Obscura, Kirrie Hill, Kirriemuir, Angus. Tel (01575) 572646. At the top of Kirriemuir Hill is a camera obscura, which offers a panorama of the surrounding Strathmore countryside and the glens to the north. There are only three of these fascinating installations still remaining in Scotland. This one was given to the community of Kirriemuir by J M Barrie, the creator of Peter Pan, after he was honoured with the freedom of the town in 1930. About 7 miles northwest of Forfar.

Camera Obscura

Attractions Angus Folk Museum Kirkwynd, Glamis, Forfar, Angus DD8 1RT. Tel: 01307 840288. This fascinating folk museum is housed in six 18th-century Angus cottages. The collection offers a vivid insight into the realities of rural life over the past 200 years. About 7 miles southwest of Forfar.

Angus Folk Museum

Attractions Glamis Castle, Glamis by Forfar, Angus DD8 1RJ. Tel: 01307 840393. The castle is the family home of the Earls of Strathmore and Kinghorne and has been a royal residence since 1372. The childhood home of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, birthplace of Her Royal Highness The Princess Margaret and legendary setting for Shakespeare's famous play 'Macbeth'. About 7 miles southwest of Forfar.

Glamis Castle

Attractions Restenneth Priory, Forfar. The ancient priory church at Restenneth, by Forfar, is believed to have been founded by Nechtan, king of the Picts about 715. The church is one of the very earliest stone buildings in Scotland. About 1 mile northeast of Forfar.

Restenneth Priory

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