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Dundee & Angus

House of Dun & Montrose Basin Nature Reserve

William Adam’s Georgian house places Baroque extravagance in a spectacular natural setting

Planning your visit

Enjoy a light lunch or snack in our Erskine’s café.

Our shop is set in the original stables and offers a wide range of gifts as well as bespoke House of Dun souvenirs.

Parking is located 3 minutes’ walk from the main house. 

Dogs are very welcome on the estate and in the café. Dog bowls and biscuits are available at the café and in the courtyard. There are some areas where dogs need to be kept on a lead (signposted).

For more information about planning your visit please see our frequently asked questions.

If you’d like to speak to us we can be contacted by email: or telephone 01674 810264.


See full accessibility information
Accessible parking
Accessible toilet
Baby changing
Buggy access
Children’s activities
Dogs welcome
Free member parking
Guided tour
Pay & Display
Play area
Self-guided trail
Wheelchair access

Opening times

House, shop and tearoom

Please note that entry to the house is by hourly guided tour only. The house is open by appointment at any time for groups of 12 or more.

21 Oct–31 Dec 2019, closed Current period1 Jan 2020–27 Mar, closed 28 Mar–3 Jul, Sat–Wed, 10.00–16.00 (last tour 15.00) 4 Jul–2 Sep, daily, 10.00–16.00 (last tour 15.00) 3 Sep–1 Nov, Sat–Wed, 10.00–16.00 (last tour 15.00) 2 Nov–1 Apr 2021, closed
Garden & estate

1 Dec–31 Dec 2019, daily, 09.00–dusk Current period1 Jan 2020–31 Dec, daily, 09.00–dusk

Entry prices

One adult family
Garden & Estate
One adult family

Members go free

At all Trust places, admission is free for members.

Join from £50


  • There are five disabled parking spaces at the entrance to the café and visitor reception. There’s also a disabled space in the main car park. All carers accompanying disabled visitors are given free entry to the house.
  • A wheelchair is available for use in the tearoom.
  • The basement of the house, excluding the kitchen, is accessible. The ground floor is reached via a stair lift. The first floor is not wheelchair accessible.
  • The gardens are suitable for wheelchairs. The wider estate has several paths which are wheelchair accessible and there is level access by farm track to Montrose Basin Nature Reserve, with a grass path to the bird hide (1.25 miles).
  • There are disabled toilets in the courtyard.
  • Braille and large-print information sheets are available.

We have an ongoing programme of accessible content development. Detailed accessibility guides for the most visited Trust places are available on our Accessibility pages as well as links to useful resources.

We’d love you to visit the Euan’s Guide website to review the accessibility of Trust places and tell us (and others) what’s good and where we need to do better.