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. Monifieth

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    Monifieth

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

  2. Mount Blair

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    Glen Prosen

    The sweeping, symmetrical cone of Mount Blair (Hill of the Moor) is well seen from Glen Shee and Glen Isla and offers excellent walking.

  3. 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.

  4. Glen Prosen

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    Glens

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    Glen Prosen

    Glen Prosen has the same wild and rugged splendour as the other Angus glens however it's geographically far smaller than Esk and Isla and has its own very distinct and intimate character.

  5. Glen Isla

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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.

  6. Broughty Ferry

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    Broughty Ferry

    Broughty Ferry is a pleasant suburb four miles east of Dundee with a good selection of pubs and restaurants

  7. Hill Of Alyth

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    Glamis

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

  8. 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.

  9. Montrose

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    Montrose

    The coastal town of Montrose sits between Dundee and Aberdeen and boasts an attractive town centre and a wide sandy beach.

  10. Glen Esk

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    Glens

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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.

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