Category: Member Articles

From Shore to Sea – East Haven

One hundred years ago in January 1922 a ship called the Haio was wrecked off East Haven. The only surviving item from the ship was a compass. It was salvaged from the beach by one of the old fishermen and remains in the village today. This is just one of many stories that the community

Coffee and Rum – the perfect combination

Arbroath based Toll House Spirits Ltd, brand owners of the Redcastle range of spirits and liqueurs, are launching their latest line today, having worked in collaboration with another local business. Sacred Grounds Coffee Company, Angus’ first coffee roastery, have long been on Toll House Spirits’ wish list for collaborating. “Kathryn, one of the directors at

Brechin Community Led Tourism’s going places!

A year ago, Brechin and Girvan were chosen to feature in a pilot project for community led tourism by the Scottish Government. A steering group was created with representatives from different elements of the community, supported by SENScot and Creetown Initiative. Brechin’s Steering Group is celebrating its first birthday with a grant of £8,000 from

Community Led Tourism, in the Members Spotlight at The Tourism Space

Many things happened in March 2020 and one of them for me was meeting Tina O’Dwyer at the Scottish Tourism Alliance conference. Tina is the founder of The Tourism Space, who have a mission to create spaces for people in tourism to connect, learn, grow and lead together into a better tourism future. I began

The ‘Wild South Esk’ Trail

From the high, snow-capped mountains of the Cairngorms to the rolling North Sea, the River South Esk is home to some of Scotland’s most iconic wildlife. Angus Tourism Cooperative member, the River South Esk Catchment Partnership, has launched a new 50-mile-long wildlife tourism trail that follows the river as it flows from Glen Doll to

Angus – A Year-Round Destination for Wildlife Watching

Any time of year is perfect for watching wildlife in Angus.  Home to the most amazing iconic Scottish species you could hope to see, the landscapes they call home are amongst some of the most beautiful Scotland has to offer.  As we leave Winter behind and enjoy the first hints of spring, this is as

Wellbeing and Walking in Angus

I must admit that, if I think about choosing between catching up on watching Netflix or walking, walking would possibly come second. In fact, if I had to choose between walking and any of my not-so-guilty pleasures, like baking triple-chocolate gluten free brownies or shopping online, I would choose the latter. But, when I think about the