The Courtyard Suite ref: UK12058

Pitscandly, near Forfar, Dundee & Angus

Scottish Tourist Board 3 Star Self Catering



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  • Bike Store 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Romantic Getaways 
  • Cot Available 
  • Working Farm 
  • Heritage Collection 
  • Open Plan 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 


The Courtyard Suite is a lovely, spacious property occupying a wing of beautiful Pitscandly House. Grade A Listed, this early 18th-century property was once an old spinners and weavers apartment. The open plan living area and kitchen is a warm and friendly space in which to relax and enjoy the surroundings, which encompass a working deer farm.

The Courtyard Suite has two bedrooms and is perfect for couples or a small family. There are 5-acres of landscaped grounds featuring a garden room and a beautiful walled garden. This, along with the charming sunken courtyard are shared with the owners of Pitscandly House and the other property on site, The Garden Suite (ref UK12057). This lovely, peaceful area is an ideal place to explore on a sunny afternoon, or simply to relax with a good book.

Once you have walked through the stunning grounds of Pitscandly Farm and admired the deer, you could then venture further afield and discover all that Angus has to offer. The Murton Farm, Tea Room and Nature Reserve is just 2 miles way and is a god place to stroll around and spot the local wildlife. Alternatively, why not visit the traditional market town of Forfar and browse through the museum to learn all about the history of this interesting area?

Around 6 miles away you will find the peaceful Pitmuies Gardens, where you can take a gentle walk and admire the flora and fauna. The formidable 14th-century Castle of Glamis is 8 miles away and is well worth a visit, particularly for history buffs. A family day out can be had at nearby Brechin, with the Brechin Castle Centre and Caledonian Railway, all of which can be reached in under 10 miles. If you’d like some sand and sea, then Arbroath and Montrose can be reached in under 16 miles. No matter what the weather, this wonderful area of Scotland has something for everyone. Beach 14½ miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 1½ miles.
This property can be booked together with The Garden Suite (ref UK12057) to accommodate up to 5 guests.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

10 steps to entrance.
All on the first floor.
4 steps to...
Open plan living space.
Living area (low doorway): With Freeview TV.
Dining area.
Kitchen area (low doorway): With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With single bed.
Shower room: With shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.

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Second floor

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Fourth floor


Biomass central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot available on request. Welcome pack.


Large garden with patio, garden furniture, garden room and 5-acre landscaped grounds (shared with other property on site and owner). Kennels available (dogs not allowed inside property). Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: There are 10 steps from the parking area to the courtyard.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    1.5 miles
  • Distance
    1.5 miles
  • Restaurant
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    1.5 miles
  • Railway station distance
    9.7 miles
  • Lake
    2.4 miles (Loch)

About the local area

The ancient land of Angus comprises unspoilt highland glens, stunning rugged coastline and has a rich historical and cultural past. There are a good range of visitor attractions here that trace the regions heritage from earliest times to the present day including of course the ancestral home of the late Queen Mother at Glamis Castle.

Dundee has been transformed in recent years into a lively cosmopolitan centre with a burgeoning cultural quarter and an impressive range of galleries and museums. Strategically located on the Firth of Tay, the city has an important sea-faring and industrial heritage, with Captain Scott's famous Antarctic expedition ship RSS `Discovery' birthed on the banks of the River Tay at the award-winning Discovery Point Visitor Centre.

The glens of Angus have been attracting walkers and nature lovers for years. In sight of the southern peaks of the Grampian Mountains visitors will discover a number of tranquil valleys, single-track roads, rugged peaks and rolling hills; there are ten Munros (mountains over 3,000 feet) in this region. Of particular note is Glen Clova and at its head Glen Doll, which have wonderful lush valleys, heather clad slops and magnificent cliffs.

Some of the most spectacular scenery can be found along Scotland's North Sea coast; beautiful sandy and pebble beaches and outcrops of rugged cliffs stretching for some sixty-five miles. Four miles east of Dundee is Broughty Ferry, once regarded as `the richest square mile in Europe' due to the number of wealthy textiles barons that lived there and just further along the coast is Carnoustie with its world renowned championship golf course. Continuing north along the coast the next port of call is Arbroath which has an attractive old harbour, long sandy beaches and stunning sandstone cliffs. And of course no visit here is complete without sampling the town's most famous product - the `Arbroath Smokie' (haddock smoke cured over oak chips).

Things to do nearby

Mills Observatory

Open every weekday evening from October to March, and with free admission to the observatory and displays, Mills observatory is an exciting attraction.

The Black Watch Castle and Museum

This historical military regiment is a great destination for a family day out.

Perth Museum and Art Gallery

One of the oldest museums in the U.K., Perth Museum and Art Gallery is the perfect day trip out on one of those famous Scottish rainy days!

Beatrix Potter Garden

The Beatrix Potter garden located in the Birnham institute, near Dunkeld, is said to be the childhood inspiration to the writing and artwork of Beatrix Potter.

Scone Palace

Contrary to what its name may lead you to believe, Scone Palace is actually a place rich in history.

St Pauls Cathedral
St Pauls Cathedral

This magnificent cathedral is located in the heart of Dundee city centre and is a fully functioning home to a vibrant Christian community. It is also open for visitors to view its beautiful, decorated period gothic architecture.

V and A Museum

V&A Museum Dundee is an international centre for design for Scotland - the first ever design museum to be built in the UK outside London.

St Andrews Castle
St Andrews Castle

This largely ruined castle situated in the Kingdom of Fife is an excellent starting point to an exploration of St Andrews.

Camperdown Country Park

Camperdown Country Park is the largest country park in Dundee and is famously home to no less than 190 different species of trees!

St Pauls Cathedral
St Pauls Cathedral

This magnificent cathedral is located in the heart of Dundee city centre and is a fully functioning home to a vibrant Christian community. It is also open for visitors to view its beautiful, decorated period gothic architecture.

Glamis Castle

Glamis Castle was the childhood home of the Queen mother and the setting for Shakepeare's `Macbeth'.

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