An Angus adventure is awaiting you...Nothing quite beats that feeling of exploring a new town and soaking up the culture, but what better way to end the day than with the best fish and chips in Scotland?
North Street Chip Shop serves an array of beautifully cooked and freshly prepared fish and chips, alongside other fresh fish and traditional chip shop cuisine. To really make the most of your visit, we’ve put together some top tourist spots that can be made extra special with the perfect takeaway in Forfar.
A beautiful Angus adventure
Situated in a series of quaint little towns, Angus has it all. With the spectacular beauty of the rolling hills and the stunning coastline and white sand beaches in the east of Scotland, Angus is a place not to be missed.
Strolling through Angus, you will find you’re never too far from the hills or the sea, in this unspoiled treasure. The Angus Glens are home to 10 Munros and miles of winding, narrow roads that are ideal for bikers, drivers, hill walkers, and wildlife lovers. The community town of Angus is renowned as the gateway to the Glens due to the greenery pathways that lead to the location of all the Glens, making it a truly magical place to visit. Not forgetting the best fish and chips in Scotland - perfect to sit and enjoy the views.
What is there to do?
In such a beautiful town, you’ll be spoiled for things to do, so here are our top tourist attractions to visit that end with North Street’s fish and chips.
Angus is home to some of the most beautiful monuments such as The Arbroath Abbey, situated in front of our sister shop, The Round ‘O’ Chip Shop. A helm in Scottish history, the abbey is famous for being the site of the Declaration of Arbroath, which declared Scotland's independence from England in 1320. The Tironensian ruins can be explored, as well as the herb gardens that run along the south side of the abbey church.
The second most visited castle in Scotland, Glamis Castle, can be found seeping in over 1000 years of history at the heart of Angus. It boasts stunning extensive grounds, luxury accommodation, and is Scotland’s most beautiful castle. Located less than 10 miles away from North Street fish and chips, you’ll never be too far away from a tasty chippy fix.
As well as historic houses, Angus is also home to some of the finest golf courses in Scotland, if not the world. Carnoustie Country is top of the list to visit for an exhilarating game of golf with friends and family to channel your inner competitiveness. This is the ideal golf location in Scotland, with a variety of inland and links courses, including the ancient Montrose Medal, the world's fifth-oldest course, and four open qualifiers. Once you’ve worked up an appetite, how about tucking into the best fish and chips in Scotland?
To immerse yourself in culture, take a trip to Balmashanner Hill and War Memorial, known by the locals as ‘Bummie’. Here you can take in the stunning view of Forfar and surrounding farmland and discover the history behind The Great War in this dedication to the fallen men of Forfar and District.
Located just 5 miles from North Street fish and chips, the Aberlemno Sculptured Stones exhibit a range of characteristic Pictish symbols dating back from 500 to 800 AD. Attracting people from all over the world, the free tourist spot is open all year round and features one of the few Pictish stones which depict a battle scene from the Battle of Dunnichen in 685AD. A visit here is most definitely worth exploring.
For art lovers, a trip to Meffan Museum is the place to be. The Meffan Museum and Art Gallery gather artifacts, photographs, and archive material related to Forfar's history, as well as the work of past and contemporary artists, to showcase Angus' rich artistic heritage and tell The Forfar Story. The art exhibition programmes feature recreated cobbled streets complete with knockmaker’s workshops and small sweet and bakery shops, as well as a collection of historical timepieces.
Explore our community
We’re proud to support local businesses within our community, so why not take some time to explore the projects that we work so hard towards.
The Forfar Open Garden is a beautiful and peaceful haven for both visitors and volunteers to enjoy. The former brewery is now a thriving garden with a central focus on health, well-being, and activities that bring people together. The garden encourages visitors to come and spend time in the garden, purchase plants, and bring volunteers together to help with weeding, watering, planting, and supporting others.
Located just outside Forfar, Murton Farm, Tearoom, and Nature Reserve is a popular attraction that supports the community. With plenty of farm animals to see and activities for the whole family, beautiful lochs and wetlands at the nature reserve, and tasty treats and cups of coffee at the tea room, this is the ideal place to take some time out. There are countless ways volunteers can help support the reserve through donations, event booking, and adopting one of the farm animals, just to name a few.
Bursting at the seams with culture and sweeping views, Angus offers the perfect blend of adventure, scenic beauty, and family fun worth working up an appetite for. Don't worry, the best fish and chips in Scotland will be waiting for you.
Angus has so much to explore, to discover more things to do during your stay, visit https://visitangus.com/