British Beaches

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Montrose Beach

Montrose, Angus

A magnificent beach of firm clean sands backed by a 9m high dune ridge. Access is from the southern end of the beach. At the entrance a stretch of seawall edges the beach, protecting the car park and facilities above.

Beach Type



The Traill pavilion provides shelter and toilets
There is disabled access
First aid
Camp site


Seafront splash play area for children
Surfing and windsurfing in the right conditions
There is also a golf course nearby

Nature and Wildlife

The tidal basin to the west is a nature reserve.

Water Quality





Dogs restricted.

Awards and Recommendations

Blue Flag Beach
Green Coast Award

Tourist Information

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


Nearest town: Montrose
County: Angus
Latitude/Longitude: 56.7118, -2.44355
Postcode: DD10 8EL
(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.


The beach is signposted from the Montrose A92 Arbroath and Aberdeen approaches. A fairly short distance from Montrose town centre. a road through the golf course leads to car parks at the south end of the beach. Steps lead down onto the sands.

Public Transport

Strathtay Buses. Dundee run 39/40/40A/40B/40E buses from Dundee

Nearest Railway Stations

Montrose (About a mile away)
Laurencekirk (Approx. 8 miles away)

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


Free parking. car parking and beach access for those with disabilities

Nearby Car Parks

Montrose Bay - North, Montrose (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Montrose Bay - South, Montrose (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
East Links Playing Field, Montrose (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Links of Montrose, Montrose (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Whinfield Road, Montrose (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Baltic Street, Montrose (Short stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Broomfield Park, Montrose (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Murray Lane, Montrose (Long stay).
About 1 miles away
William Street (Ferryden), Montrose (Long stay).
About 1 miles away
Lower Hall Street, Montrose (Long stay).
About 1.1 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Montrose