- Angus Postcode DD10
- Angus Latitude 56.6980° N Longitude -2.9124° W
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This region borders Aberdeenshire, Dundee City and Perth and Kinross, the main industries include agriculture and fishing, here you will find water sports, hillwalking amongst the glens, historic houses, and delicious food and drink in Angus, follow in the footsteps of Captain Scott and Ernest Shackleton aboard the Royal Research Ship Discovery at the multi award-winning Discovery Point, and experience one of the greatest stories ever told.
Here you will find the McManus, Dundee’s Art Gallery & Museum, an award-winning Victorian Gothic building, home to a collection spanning 400 million years and has been at the heart of art and culture in the City since 1867, offering the visitor open gallery spaces that house fascinating exhibitions of art, history and the environment, giving a fascinating insight into the main city of Dundee.
Angus has it all, from the breath taking scenery of the rolling hills and glens to the sandy white beaches along the stunning coastline in the east of Scotland,Walk and cycle in Glen Lyon or fish in Loch Tay, much of Angus is taken up by the fertile farmland, famous for fruit-growing and for Aberdeen Angus cattle, on either side of the brief upland of the Sidlaw Hills,
The attractive old country towns serving this area include Monkifieth Forfar, Brechin and Kirriemuir, to the east is an interesting coastline, ranging from the famous links at Carnoustie, through the fishing town of Arbroath - famous for its smokies - and on up to Montrose, between the North Sea and its tidal basin.
North of Strathmore the hills become gradually bigger as the countryside merges into the Highlands, here you will find Long, tranquil glens that wind far between rolling hills and mountains, Glen Clova, Glen Isla, Glen Prosen and Glen Esk are collectively known as the Angus Glens and are amongst Scotland's more accessible areas for hillwalking, with some surprisingly craggy scenery around their uppermost reaches.
- The county has excellent road, rail and air links and is within easy reach of Scotland’s main cities.
Angus is Home to some of the best golf courses in Scotland and is known as the Cradle of Golf, the region it has spectacular countryside, picturesque villages, and vibrant towns reaching the coast and estuary of the Tay.
In Angus you will find the fifth oldest golf course in the world, the Montrose Golf Links, and twelve miles north of Dundee lies the famous Championship course at Carnoustie which first hosted the Open in 1931, has done so seven times since, including in 2018, The Montrose Medal course, some of the holes on the Medal course run along the Angus coastline, offering some magnificent scenery, Ballumbie Castle Golf Course and the Camperdown Golf Course.