Montrose is a handsome Scottish port town situated about 30 miles north of Dundee, on the Angus coast. Close to sandy beaches and sand dunes, nature reserves and coastal walks.
The town has a splendid mix of Victorian and classic Georgian architecture and the widest high street in all of Scotland! You'll also find plenty of excellent shops, selling local produce and crafts.
Montrose Museum, which opened in 1842, is a great place to learn more about the natural and 'man-made' history of the area. There's also a lovely collection of paintings and sculptures, including works by William Lamb, considered by some to be the finest sculptor Scotland has produced.
Montrose enjoys three miles of golden, sandy beach that's perfect for a family day out or gentle stroll. There are fantastic views of the Scurdieness lighthouse, a playground, splash play area, amusements and pitch and putt.
Bird and nature lovers will want to visit the Montrose Basin Wildlife Centre. The tidal basin is home to many different species of birds that breed here and the visitor centre has binoculars and telescopes to help spot them.
Golfers are only a short distance from Carnoustie, but there are also three good courses in Montrose itself, including the Royal Montrose Golf Club, which is believed to be the 9th oldest club in the world.
Choose cottages in Montrose for accommodation for a relaxing holiday in this beautiful part of Scotland.