Picts & Angus Glens Tour & Walk in a small group adventure

 Cost: £90

PICKUP LOCATION: Edinburgh / Glasgow / STIRLING / Perth  

A tour to connect with the ancient Pictish centres with their fascinating symbol stones which we’ll view on the wayside as well as in a museum. Walk in an impressive gorge to a waterfall and then lunch at an old drover’s inn. In the afternoon, we’ll drive to the very pretty Glen Prosen, see a memorial raised to Scott of the Antarctic and climb to two Pictish hill settlements:.

 

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View from the Pictish hill fort

View from the Pictish hill fort

Looking up the attractive Glen Prosen

Looking up the attractive Glen Prosen

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Beside the Pictish hillfort at Caterthun

Beside the Pictish hillfort at Caterthun

Itinerary for Picts & Angus Glens- Tour and Walk

-        Visit the Pictish stones museum to get connection with an ancient past and marvel at their artistry.

-        Walk along a deep gorge with a smoking waterfall Grading: Easy walk but great care needed near big drops. Distance: 1km. Height Gained: 30m

-        Drive up the unspoilt beauty of Glen Isla to lunch in a drover’s inn.

- Onward drive to Glen Prosen along quiet and very attractive back roads in this little visited, beautiful glen.

-        Visit the memorial to Scott of the Antarctic in Glen Prosen.

- Visit the twin hilltop Pictish settlements of Caterthun: one is a defensive hill fort, the other a mysterious site of ringed embankments perhaps used for ceremonial purposes. Grading: Easy gentle climb up muddy and heathery tracks. Distance: 3kms. Height Gained: 100m

-        Visit the wayside Pictish stones at Aberlemno before returning to base.

Cost includes museum admission, but excludes food and drink.