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Learn all about the towns and villages in Dundee & Angus and find the perfect place to book accommodation or visit on a trip to this region.

Discover the fascinating history and culture of the towns and villages of Dundee & Angus, where you can experience a perfect blend of city, country and coastal life.

See Brechin with its magnificent cathedral, the traditional market town of Forfar, and Carnoustie, home to one of the world’s most challenging championship golf courses. Kirriemuir sits at the foot of the tranquil Angus Glens and is the town where JM Barrie, creator of Peter Pan, was born. His former home is now a museum in the town.

Rural and coastal towns and villages such as Letham and Arbroath have grown around local agricultural and fishing industries, which you can learn about today at fascinating local events and historical attractions.

No visit to the region would be complete without a visit to the city of Dundee, a vibrant, cosmopolitan hub on the banks of the River Tay. Visit the charming nearby town of Broughty Ferry to relax in beautiful gardens and parks.

Take a look at the listings of towns and villages in Dundee & Angus and plan your holiday to Scotland today.

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  1. Kirriemuir

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    Kirriemuir

    A charming town with winding narrow streets, Kirriemuir - 'Gateway to the Glens' - makes a captivating base for exploring the beautiful braes of Angus.

  2. Arbroath

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    Arbroath

    Arbroath, settled in the 12th century, lies 15 miles to the north east of Dundee. The attractive historic harbour remains in action today and long sandy beaches and stunning sandstone cliffs stretch out on either side of the town.

  3. Glen Lethnot

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    Glen Lethnot

    Glen Lethnot is perhaps the least-known of the Angus glens but is worth exploring through the maze of country roads to the northwest of Brechin.

  4. Glen Esk

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    Glen Esk

    Glen Esk is the longest and most easterly of the Angus Glens and, like the others, is sparsely populated. To reach the Glen take the 15 mile road, just north of Edzell that climbs alongside the River North Esk.

  5. Glamis

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    Glamis

    No visit to Angus and Dundee would be complete without seeing the village of Glamis (pronounced Glahms), whose 18th century cottages make it an outstanding conservation area.

  6. Glen Prosen

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    Glen Prosen

    Glen Prosen is essentially a quiet wooded backwater, with all the wild and rugged splendour of the other Angus glens but without the crowds.

  7. Monifieth

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    Monifieth

    Monifieth is a small town on the north shore of the Firth of Tay, just a few miles east of Broughty Ferry.

  8. Forfar

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    Forfar

    The traditional market town of Forfar was once the centre of the ancient Kingdom of the Picts. Now it's home to the world -renowned Forfar Bridie (a deliciously crispy meat pastry traditionally eaten by local farm workers).

  9. Letham

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    Letham

    Letham is the largest village in Angus (situated 17 miles from Dundee) and was established in the 18th century, initially to provide homes for farm workers and latterly for textile workers living and working in the area.

  10. Carnoustie

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    Carnoustie

    Carnoustie is a small town on the Angus coast between Dundee and Arbroath, famed for its championship golf course. Windsurfing, canoeing and sailing are also enjoyed in the large shallow bay in the town.

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