What do you get when you combine the country's first UNESCO City of Design and a beautiful countryside which has helped bring us Aberdeen Angus beef, Arbroath Smokies and Peter Pan? Dundee & Angus - a beautiful historic and vibrant region.

A great city

Mixing a fascinating history with a fresh, modern look, the city of Dundee has arts and culture in abundance, family-friendly attractions and all the greats - from shopping to food and drink and entertainment.

Outdoor space

Take part in watersports off the coast off Angus, go hillwalking deep amongst the hills and glens, or explore the city to take in the views of the new waterfront, the old buildings and the silvery River Tay.

History

From the industrial heritage of the city to the region's key role in the Declaration of Independence, Dundee & Angus has museums, abbeys and castles which all share an important history.

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Arbroath

Towns & Villages
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.

Brechin

Towns & Villages
The 'city' of Brechin is situated on the banks of the River South Esk in rural Angus. The cathedral (Brechin was once a city) stands boldly alongside a classic 11th century round tower - only one of two such towers on the Scottish mainland.

Carnoustie

Towns & Villages
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.

Dundee

City
Dundee is Scotland’s fourth largest city and a fantastic base for touring, shopping, eating out, entertainment and visiting a varied mix of attractions.

Edzell

Towns & Villages
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.

Forfar

Towns & Villages
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).

Glamis

Towns & Villages
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.

Glen Clova

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

Kirriemuir

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

Montrose

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

Arbroath iCentre

VisitScotland Information Centres
Arbroath iCentre is situated beside the beautiful Marina and is open all year.

Dundee iCentre

VisitScotland Information Centres
Dundee Information Centre is located in the heart of the City Centre beside the Caird Hall.

Travel in Dundee & Angus

Getting here

Dundee is within easy reach of Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen airports, if you want to fly in to Scotland. It's also a main point on the north east rail line, is served by coaches from across the UK, and can be reached by car along the main motorways.

It's around 1 to 2 hours travel from Scotland's main cities.

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Getting around

Once you arrive, you can easily drive or cycle around this region, travel by train between Dundee and the main Angus towns, use the local bus service or even take a guided tour.

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