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Rotary Club of Kirriemuir - welcome! Please scroll/swipe down through this page to find out more about us, in addition to the pages linked in the menu, top-left.

----- First Steps Himalaya ----- Our Partner in Nepal

Thanks to your support, Training is ongoing, in Nepal, to increase teachers’ abilities and create modern learning environments. It is already clear that teacher to student relationships have grown immensely, and school attendance is very much improved - .


Building Work has Started to Provide Proper Toilets at 6 Schools in Nepal.

Barbara Lovegrove thanks you for all donations made to help build Proper Toilet Facilities at 6 schools in Nepal. Work started in January 2020 and is due for completion in December 2020 The Rotary Club - Himalaya Gurkhas is our partner.


Annual Duck Race on Easter Sunday April 12 2020

A Fun Filled Day for all the family. Watch the Ducks Race down the Gairie Burn - Take part in the Competitions - Kids Decorated Egg - - Kids Easter Bonnet and Kids Treasure Hunt


About us


to the Rotary Club of Kirriemuir

Chartered 14th November 1961,

District 1010, Scotland North.

 Charter No 941


About Kirriemuir.


Kirriemuir lies 16 miles north of Dundee at the foot of the Grampian Mountains. It is easily accessed from the Dundee/Aberdeen A90 dual carriageway and the A926 Forfar/Kirriemuir road. The "wee red toon", as it is affectionately known, (population approximately 6000) has a long and colourful history. The first record of its name appeared in 1201 but evidence shows that people lived in the area as far back as 700BC.

A visit to Kirriemuir is well worth the effort. Visitors can visit the birthplace of Peter Pan's author, JM Barrie, admire the town clock, parish church and old red sandstone buildings and browse in the Gateway to the Glens Museum.

 A half-hour drive takes one to the picturesque Angus Glens or to the stunning coastal area with long sandy beaches and red sandstone cliffs. Glamis Castle, the childhood home of the late Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, is just five miles from Kirriemuir. Golfers too are well served with the town's local 18 hole course as well as the famous championship courses of Carnoustie, Gleneagles and the Old Course at St Andrews within an hour's drive. There are many other good, but less well known, courses close by. There is a good local pathway network and plenty good walking routes of varying difficulty in wider vicinity.

At Roundyhill a mile and a half south of the town there is an excellent caravan site with fine restaurant and bar facilities. Accommodation is available at the two hotels in the town or in several B&B establishments locally.

We look forward to welcoming visiting Rotarians and partners to any of our weekly meetings at the venue and time detailed in the panel on the right.

For further information please contact:

President: Neil Ferguson ~  01575 573416

Hon. Secretary: Malcolm Rooney ~  01575 575334

Press Officers:  Pete Bowman ~ 01575 609220


Club membership currently stands at 37 and consists of accountants, farmers, solicitors, land agents, ministers and local business people.




Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Tuesday 4th February 18.25 - 19.25 Wednesday 19th February

Weekly Meeting in Thrums Hotel

Donald Chittick to speak

Tuesday 18th February 18.25

Weekly Club Meeting in Thrums Hotel

Business Meeting

Tuesday 25th February 18.25

Weekly Meeting in Thrums Hotel

Derrick Shearer to Speak

Tuesday 3rd March 18.25

Annual Scatter Week

Visits to other clubs

Tuesday 10th March 18.25

Weekly Meeting in Thrums Hotel

Friends Social Evening

Thursday 12th March 19.00

Council Meeting

in Airlie Arms Hotel

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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Tuesdays at 18.00 for 18.25
Thrums Hotel,
25 Bank Street,
Kirriemuir DD8 4BE  01575 572758

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