Montrose & The
East Coast of Scotland

Montrose & What’s Close

Montrose is a Royal Burgh situated on the coast of Angus, Scotland on the main line railway, within easy reach of Aberdeen and Dundee. The town has a wide High street , intriguing closes, and mid links gardens close by. A supply port for the oil industry, the hinterland produces quality soft fruit and grain for distilleries. Nearby are the National Trust, House of Dun, Glamis Castle and the spectacular Dunnottar Castle. Montrose museum dates back to 1840. The Montrose Air station is a must for anyone interested in its role in two world wars.  The Grampian hills are a walkers paradise reached by quiet unspoilt scenic roads. Edzell Castle and J.M.Barries birthplace, the inspiration for Peter Pan, are close by.

Whether you drive or take the train, Dundee is only half an hour away. The V&A and Discovery Point are sure to be a highlight of anyone visiting the city.

Golf Courses

Visitors to our properties can take advantage of 10% discount on green fees at both Montrose 18 hole courses. Golf has been played in Montrose since 1562, it is the 5th oldest course in the world. Brechin and Arbroath offer our guests 20% discount on a round.

Arbroath Golf Club >>
Brechin Golf Club >>
Edzell Golf Club >> 
Montrose Golf Links >> 

Wildlife & Walks

Visit the Scottish Wildlife Trust’s Montrose Basin Visitor Centre, home to over 50,000 migrating birds. Montrose Basin  reserve is close by. In summer ospreys can be seen fishing in the basin, along with kingfishers and internationally important numbers of waders and wildfowl. 80,000 pink footed geese over winter at the Montrose Basin. Nearby, puffins can be seen at Crawton in season, the SNH St Cyrus nature reserve is also close. The loch of Lowes is 50 miles from Montrose.

For those who enjoy hillwalking and Munros, the Cairngorms Mountain Range is only an hour drive from Montrose. There are a number of trails with breathtaking views of Angus!

Beaches & Play Areas

You will find miles of clean, sandy beaches, with a seafront splash with a safe play area for small children in  Montrose. In 2019, six Angus beaches achieved Scottish Beach Award status. Environmental charity, Keep Scotland Beautiful, awarded Arbroath West Links, Carnoustie, Lunan Bay, Monifieth Blue Seaway, Montrose and East Haven beaches. The accolade recognises the high standards provided across the country to beach users.

Angus countryside