Angus Destination Guide

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Explore Angus Beaches and Coastline

Angus has a coastline that offers unspoilt scenery with gentle, rolling foothills taking you up to the edge of the Cairngorms National park.

This is the spot to play golf on world class courses, walk, fish and simply drink in the wide open spaces. The Eastern edge of the North Sea offers sandy beaches, cliffs and shoreline that abound in maritime heritage.

There are many towns and villages to explore here like Arbroath, famous for the Abbey dating back to the twelfth century and Inverkeilor and Montrose where a 2000 acre, tidal basin provides refuge for migratory birds.

Add to this walking in the glens, country picnics and city shopping and a quick tot or two at Crieff for a nip of Scottish Whisky and it's a perfect place for a really active but relaxing holiday!

Angus Coast Map

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Want some ideas on where to visit?

Every favourite location must be visited for the first time. Want some ideas, why not check out the below small selection of coastal locations, including beaches, activities, things to see and do, and places to stay and eat:

Carnoustie Beach

Place Tags: Beaches and Seaside Awards

Montrose Beach

Place Tags: Beaches and Seaside Awards

East Haven Beach

Place Tags: Beaches and Seaside Awards

Howff Burial Ground

Place Tags: History - Heritage

Arbroath Beach

Place Tags: Beaches and Seaside Awards

Restenneth Priory

Place Tags: History - Heritage

Claypotts Castle

Place Tags: Castles and Forts
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Discovery Point & RRS Discovery

Place Tags: History - Heritage

Lunan Bay Beach

West Haven Beach

Place Tags: Beaches

Tay Bridge

Place Tags: History - Heritage

Broughty Ferry Beach

Place Tags: Beaches and Seaside Awards