House Of Dun & Montrose Basin Reserve
House Of Dun & Montrose Basin Nature Reserve
About the area
This beautiful Georgian family house was completed by William Adam in 1730 for David Erskine, the 13th Laird of Dun, and is surrounded by fabulous Victorian gardens overlooking the Montrose Basin. The estate comprises Lady Augusta’s Walk, an adventure playground, a Victorian walled garden, terraced gardens, a woodland walk (great for dogs) and farmland.
* Visit the last handloom weavers in Scotland at their workshop in the courtyard, with occasional demonstrations of handloom weaving and sales of linen goods
* Two recently renovated holiday cottages in the stable courtyard
* Violet Jacobs (nee Erskine) the renowned Angus poet was a member of the Erskine family and lived at Dun
Garden and Estate: all year, daily 9 until dusk.
House: 1 Apr to 27 Jun, Wed-Sun, 12-5; 28 Jun to 29 Aug, daily 11-5; 1 Sep to 31 Oct, Wed-Sun 12-5.
Last admission 45 mins before closing.
House also open on Bank Holiday weekends from Friday to Monday inclusive.
On Sundays and high season daily during July to September, visitors are given an introduction to the property and estate through the first two rooms and then invited to enjoy the remainder of the house at their leisure, guides on each floor will assist where required (last admission 45 mins before closing).