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Delight in the majestic landscape of Brechin

The area's monuments and museums are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Brechin. This welcoming and relaxing city is well known for its bars, restaurants and mountain views. Thirlestane Castle and J.M. Barrie's Birthplace are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Brechin

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Brechin a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve (17.5 mi / 28.1 km)
  • Glenshee Ski Centre (23.8 mi / 38.3 km)
  • Carnoustie Golf Links (24.1 mi / 38.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Brechin

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Brechin. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Montrose Basin (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Mount Keen (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Glen Doll Forest (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Loch Muick (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Montrose Beach (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve (17.5 mi / 28.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Brechin

The nearest airport is in Dundee (DND), located 28.3 mi (45.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Aberdeen (ABZ), which is 33.4 mi (53.7 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Brechin?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 177 holiday lettings around Brechin. From 128 cottages to 15 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a rural property in Brechin?

There's nothing as tranquil as a visit to the countryside. Think long roams in natural surrounds, cosy local pubs the chirping of crickets by night. We're ready. Are you? HomeAway has 46 rural getaway rentals in this destination. After a different setting? See if any of our other properties take your fancy. Our selection here includes:

  • 22 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 18 mountainside holiday accommodation options.
  • 13 town holiday accommodation options.

Can I stay in Brechin in a large group?

Whether you're hitting the road on a break with the entire family or spending a week away with all your old school mates, it's a whole lot of fun hanging out under the one roof! The great news is that HomeAway has places to suit you. At the moment, cottage holiday rentals are popular for big groups of travellers here, and you'll find 21 available on our database. The rental properties that are on offer for large groups in this area include:

  • On the lookout for properties that can hold 6 holiday makers? We have 53 that will be suitable. The prices start from £62 per night.
  • Looking for somewhere for 8 guests? We have 17 that will be perfect. You can book one for as little as £70 per night.
  • Travelling with 5 guests? We've got 8 accommodation for rent that will be perfect. Prices begin at just £62 per night.

So don't fret! When you travel with us you'll be able to bring your uncle, your cousins and all your friends to Brechin.

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