Welcome to Montrose, Angus

Montrose sits quiet and unassuming on the North East Coast of Scotland. It is a town that is literally surrounded by award-winning golden beaches, glorious glens, and crystal clear rivers, it is a superb base for any nature lover. Montrose is proud to be one of the few last standing market-towns and hosts a vast array of unique boutiques, gift shops, cafes, pubs, and restaurants.

Montrose is the perfect base from which to enjoy some of the finest golf courses, fishing or sightseeing to be found anywhere in Scotland, Dundee or Aberdeen are easily accessible by car or public transport. Its location, scenery, and surroundings have helped make it a desirable location for both homebuyers and holidaymakers.

Home to one of the oldest, well-respected golf courses in Scotland, its own museum, and semi-pro football club. The town has picturesque views of its very own tidal lagoon, Montrose Basin, which is considered a nature reserve of international importance. It is the largest inland saltwater basin in the UK, and an important habitat for the mute swan.

Montrose community supports shopping locally, we can help you find local businesses, places to eat and drink and search for places to stay. We are here to help you explore the wide-ranging delights offered by one of Scotland’s traditional sea-front towns.

Visit Angus

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Angus, located on the east coast of Scotland, has something for everyone. Here you’ll discover breath-taking scenery among the hills and glens and be amazed by our beautiful sandy white beaches. You can also explore historic attractions including the mighty Arbroath Abbey and the majestic Glamis Castle and experience outdoor adventures such as kayaking, paddle boarding and cycling – you’ll be spoilt for choice!

Angus also has a great variety of places to stay, from large hotels to cosy B&B’s, and places to eat for all tastes and budgets. See the Visit Angus website for ideas of places to stay, places to eat and things to see and do.

If you’re looking for some inspiration, take a look at our Insider’s Guide to Angus where you can explore 100 unmissable experiences as recommended by Angus residents and those who love to visit Angus. Packed full of fun for all the family, this guide will take you on a memorable Angus adventure.

You might also like to try The Angus Tour – a new tourist route which allows you to design your own adventure whilst you discover our towns, villages and glens. Our themed itineraries allow you to discover some of the best of Angus, or you can pick and mix to create your perfect break around the things you love most.

While you’re here, download the Visit Angus app which features 80 fantastic locations to visit throughout Angus, across eight different trails. The app also has some brilliant geo-fenced interactive features including augmented reality (AR) objects, 360-degree views, interactive games and old vs new images allowing you to step back in time.

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