British Beaches

Sand, sea, sun, surf and scones

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Lunan Bay Beach

Montrose, Angus

An east facing bay north of Dundee and 1 mile south of Montrose. Lunan's beach is a broad sweep of sand stretching for one mile and divided in the middle by Lunan Water.

Beach Type



There are no beach facilities


The beach is used for swimming
Sea canoeing and fishing
There is no zoning for water sports

Nature and Wildlife

St Cyrus National Nature Reserve. to the north. is rich in wild flowers. butterflies and moths. The beach has some interesting cave features. and there are many castles to be explored within walking distance of the beach.

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned on an ad hoc basis by voluntary organisations.


Bins are available and dogs are allowed. but there are no dog bins.

Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

Montrose Tourist Information Centre. Bridge Street. Montrose DD10 8AB Tel: 01674 672000


Nearest town: Montrose
County: Angus
Latitude/Longitude: 56.6553, -2.50079
Postcode: DD11 5ST
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around , Angus at Explore Britain.


Lunan is signposted off the A92 south of Montrose. and the beach is a short walk from the village.

Public Transport

The nearest train station is Montrose.

Nearest Railway Stations

Montrose (Approx. 4 miles away)
Arbroath (Approx. 7 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Free parking is available next to the beach. No disabled spaces.

Nearby Car Parks

Lunan Bay, Lunan (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
William Street (Ferryden), Montrose (Long stay).
About 3.5 miles away
Wharf Street, Montrose (Unknown stay).
About 3.7 miles away
Baltic Street, Montrose (Short stay).
About 4 miles away
Montrose Station, Montrose (Unknown stay).
About 4.1 miles away
Links of Montrose, Montrose (Unknown stay).
About 4.2 miles away
Lower Hall Street, Montrose (Long stay).
About 4.2 miles away
Murray Lane, Montrose (Long stay).
About 4.3 miles away
Montrose Bay - South, Montrose (Unknown stay).
About 4.4 miles away
Montrose Bay - North, Montrose (Unknown stay).
About 4.5 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Montrose