Local Attractions


This part of Scotland is famed for its sporting pursuits. Fishing is available locally on the Rivers North and South Esk with loch fishing on Rescobie,and sea fishing from Arbroath.


There are numerous golf courses in the area, Forfar, Letham Grange, Brechin, Montrose, Edzell, Kirriemuir, to name a few. A twenty minute drive takes you to the famous Carnoustie championship course or forty five minutes over the Tay road bridge to the world famous course at St. Andrews.


Being centrally situated, West Mains of Turin is the ideal base for touring the stunning coast line offering a variety of walks along sandy beaches or cliffs and the Angus glens where popular activities include hillwalking, climbing and pony trekking. Pictavia centre at Brechin Castle Garden Centre, Standing stones at Aberlemno and the ancient Priory at Restenneth are a short distance away, while the ruins of Kemps' Castle Fort are situated on the family land overlooking the farm buildings. Braemar (Royal Deeside), picturesque Perthshire, Aberdeen and Edinburgh are all within easy touring distance.

Historic Houses

Numerous houses and castles are to be found in the area.- Glamis Castle which was the childhood home of the Queen Mother, Edzell Castle, Scone Palace, House of Dun, Fasque House, National Trust properties, are among some of the interesting historic houses nearby.

Eating Out

Excellent restaurants, pubs and hotels nearby in Forfar, Letham, Arbroath, Montrose, or Brechin. These are only a short distance from Turin where you can relax and enjoy friendly atmospheres.