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- Lovely campsite in Angus Glen with direct access to the Cateran Trail
- Basic facilities including an eco-friendly toilet and mains water.
- Peaceful place with great views of the hils
Cateran Camping is a quiet retreat on the hills of Angus Glens. Come and relax in the spacious, green meadow and enjoy a back-to-basics camping experience. The campsite is brand new for 2016 and it provides essential facilities: an eco-toilet and a mains water. The site also has a central campfire where guests can gather around in the evening to share some bedtime stories and toast their marshmallows.
The owners welcome families, couples, solo travellers and considerate small groups. Guests are surrounded by sheep farming countryside with a great deal of wildlife and ground nesting birds too. For this reason, the owners ask that all pets are kept on the lead.
The park is situated right on the Cateran Trail long distance walking path and provide a welcome stopping point between Glen Isla and Alyth.
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Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Gas cylinders available
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Lake and/or mountain
Leave the car at home
Cycle hire nearby
Horse riding nearby
Indoor pool nearby
Mountain biking nearby
D. of E. welcome
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Small (11-25 pitches)
- Coach stations
Birnham: Hotel (for Dunkeld) Coach Stop
— 14.6 miles
14.6 miles Kindallachan (Perth & Kinross): Layby Bus Stop — 15.0 miles
15.0 miles Ballinluig (Perth & Kinross): Road End Bus Stop — 15.8 miles
- Train stations
Dunkeld & Birnam Rail Station
— 14.7 miles
14.7 miles Invergowrie Rail Station — 17.0 miles
17.0 miles Pitlochry Rail Station — 18.3 miles
- Ferry ports
Lochleven Castle Ferry Landing
— 33.3 miles
Dundee City Airport
— 17.9 miles
The Cateran Trail long distance walking path is right on the doorstep. The site is also a short distance from Lintrathen Loch and the Wee Bear Cafe which has a great reputation for yummy home baking, just what you need before a good trek.
Peel Farm farm shop is a short cycle or car drive away from the site. Local towns of Kirriemuir, Alyth and Blairgowrie offer cafes and shopping. One of the owners' favourite Sunday outings is to walk over the hill on a 5-mile ramble to the excellent Glen Isla Hotel for a gorgeous lunch and a pint of local beer before walking back home. Stay for the weekend and you could walk the next day to Alyth and eat at the Losset Inn or Lands of the Loyal.
The main attraction though is being situated in a peaceful glen with wonderful opportunities to walk, cycle, run, kayak and horse-ride in the area. If you manage to exhaust the wonderful walking in the glens and want to travel a little further, you are just one hour by car away from Braemar and Balmoral with yet more awe-inspiring landscapes to explore in the Dee Valley.
The royal theme continues with Glamis Castle to the south. The site is 40 minutes drive north from Dundee, offering museums, art galleries and everything that a city should offer.
- Glamis Castle (10.3 miles)
- Scone Palace (18.8 miles)
- Caithness Glass Factory and Visitor Centre (19.1 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.