Rivers and lochs in Dundee & Angus

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  • Forfar Loch Country Park
    Forfar Loch Country Park
  • Loch of Lintrathen at sunset, near Kirriemuir
    Loch of Lintrathen at sunset, near Kirriemuir
  • Reekie Linn waterfall, River Isla
    Reekie Linn waterfall, River Isla
  • A bridge crossing the South Esk, near Moulzie in Upper Glen Cova
    The South Esk, near Moulzie in Upper Glen Cova

Discover the rivers and lochs of Dundee & Angus. Organise a fishing trip, take part in watersports, watch for wildlife or simply enjoy a walk past these stunning natural water features.

The River Tay is the longest river in Scotland and makes a beautiful waterfront setting for the city of Dundee. Enjoy views across to the Kingdom of Fife as you take a walk along the riverside, and look out for wildlife at the Riverside Nature Park.

A tributary of the River Tay, the River Isla runs for 46 miles through Angus and Perthshire and can be most easily accessed from the village of Kirkton of Glenisla. Other rivers in Dundee & Angus include the North Esk and South Esk, both of which offer fantastic fishing opportunities.

Why not take part in a thrilling watersports activity at one of Dundee & Angus’ lochs? The Loch of Kinnordy is a natural basin near Kirriemuir, and a variety of fascinating wildlife is attracted to this RSPB Reserve.

Use the listings to plan a day out to see the rivers and lochs of Dundee & Angus.

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  1. Glen Clova

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    Glens

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    Glen Clova

    One of the five Angus glens, Glen Clova is a valley with superb views and an abundance of flora and wildlife.

  2. Edzell

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    Edzell

    The beautiful village of Edzell is described as the 'jewel in the crown of Angus'. In the 1840's it was completely rebuilt with Victorian rectitude a mile to the west of its original site.

  3. Glen Isla

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    Glens

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    Glen Isla

    Glen Isla is the most westerly of the Angus Glens, and the only one that is a through route for cars.

  4. Monamenach

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    Hills & Mountains

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    Glen Prosen

    The name Monamenach derives from the Scots Gaelic word for 'Middle Hill'.

  5. 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.

  6. Angus Glens

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    Glens

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    Angus Glens

    The Angus Glens are a series of tranquil valleys penetrated by single-track roads, offering some of the most majestic landscapes of north east Scotland.

  7. Montrose Seafront

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    Beaches

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    Montrose

    Head to the Montrose Seafront for a fun-filled family day out and enjoy three miles of golden sand at one of Scotland’s most extensive beaches (accessed via steep steps).

  8. Broughty Ferry Beach

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    Beaches

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    Broughty Ferry

    Nestled beneath a historic castle in the former fishing village of Broughty Ferry, this spacious sandy beach is the perfect destination for a relaxing family day out.

  9. Hill Of Alyth

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    Hills & Mountains

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    Glamis

    The word Alyth means `steep bank or rugged place' - with town and hill named as one.

  10. Forfar

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    Towns & Villages

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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).

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