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House Removals Forfar
Forfar is the country town of Angus, Scotland. The traditional market town was once the centre of the ancient Kingdom of the Pits and is now home to the world renowned Forfar Birdie. This is a delicious crispy meat pastry traditionally eaten by local farm workers.
For an insight into Forfar’s history, art and industry, visit the Meffan Gallery and Museum. Here you can witness linen being hand woven. Wander through time in an old cobbled vennel, and peer into a knockmaker’s workshop. The Meffan also tells the sinister history of Forfar’s place in the 17th century as a home for witch hunts. If horticulture is your passion, then you can’t leave the area without a visit to Pitmuies Gardens, with its roses, herbaceous borders and woodland walks. Also, don’t miss the monthly farmers’ market which is enjoyed by visitors and locals alike throughout the year.
House Removals Forfar
Forfar, with an overall average price of £133,157, is similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Brechin (£138,590), but is cheaper than Letham (£168,580) and Kirriemuir (£158,328). Flats in Forfar can be purchased for as little as £40,000. On the opposite end of the scale are 4 or 5 bed detached homes with gardens, with asking prices around £400,000.
Britannia Knight Packing is located just 20 minutes away from Forfar, in Dundee. Therefore, we are perfectly situated to help you with your move to or from Forfar. We also have a variety of storage options available for those who require them.
Schools in Forfar
The education system has seen major changes recently in Forfar, due to the Forfar-Carnoustie Schools Project. There are currently three primary schools in the town: Whitehills; Strathmore; Landlands. There is only one secondary school in the town, Forfar Academy, receiving mostly ‘good’ from HMIE.
For higher education, Dundee and Angus college is the nearest. There is 1 campus in Arbroath, and the remaining two campuses are half an hour away in Dundee, but there are a variety of public transport options to help students get to and from Forfar.
Transport Links Forfar
Dundee and Montrose are within driving distance; 22 and 26 minutes respectively. For commuters, this may not be too mind-numbing but inevitably journey time will be extended. For those travelling further, Forfar is just a 40-minute drive from Perth – where there is access to one of the main arterial motorways in Scotland – the M90.
Forfar does not have a railway station, the nearest one is Arbroath, a 23-minute drive away. Arbroath railway station, has direct services to a lot of cities and towns. Trains to Montrose and Dundee run twice hourly in each direction; 14 minutes to Montrose and 26 minutes to Dundee. There are also direct trains to Glasgow and Edinburgh, 1 per hour. Trains run to Glasgow Queen Street (1 hour 47 minutes) And Edinburgh (1 hour 30 minutes).
There are a number of local bus routes, servicing Forfar and other local towns and villages.