The Airlie Monument was erected in memory of the 11th Earl of Airlie who was killed in the Boer War on 11th June 1900.

The whole of the stonework of the monument was taken from Herdhill Quarry Kirriemuir except for the carved panels, which were taken from Corsehill Quarry Dumfrieshire.

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Founded: 1901
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Chris Weatherburn (5 months ago)
Nice walk up a small hill with great views at the top. There is free parking close to the Scott Wilson sculpture and clear signs to find it.
CAROLYN Gauld (5 months ago)
A lovely walk, steep at times! But worth while when you get to the top, spectacular views over Angus. Has it's own Carpark. A must go.
Scott McDougall (6 months ago)
Well worth the short walk up on a sunny day. You can picnic at the top. Can be windy though. Take a jacket in yer bag
Grauditt (6 months ago)
A decent wee walk from the car park up the steep path to the monument. Great way to spend a couple of hours with fantastic views.
John Margison (8 months ago)
Cracking little walk up, probably less than 2km to the top from the car park, but pleasant enough to have a bimble up with the family. Once you get to the top, you're met by the grand monument, access is restricted and the door is padlocked, but its still nice enough to admire from the exterior, not forgetting the great views of the local area from your hill top vantage point.
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