Scotland's Road Trips


Angus Coastal Route

68 miles / 109 km
Dundee – Aberdeen

Curving gracefully along the east coast, the Angus Coastal Route links the cities of Dundee and Aberdeen, passing a range of charming towns, beautiful nature reserves and more than a few great attractions. Enjoy splendid views of the Grampian Mountains to the west and sparkling North Sea to the east as you drive north.

  1. Dundee Science Centre

    Try hands-on science experiments.

  2. Broughty Ferry Castle

    Enjoy sweeping views of the beach and firth from the observation point.

  3. Barry Mill

    Discover the 200 year old method for grinding grain into flour.

  4. Arbroath Abbey

    Step inside the towering walls and delve into Scotland’s past.

  5. Lunan Bay

    Stroll along gorgeously fine sands and see a natural sea cave.

  6. House of Dun

    Explore the impressive period rooms and see objects owned by the family.

  7. Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre

    See a replica spitfire up close and discover WWI stories.

  8. St Cyrus National Nature Reserve

    Look for rare wildflowers and peregrine falcons as you explore.

  9. Dunnottar Castle

    Find out why the Scottish crown jewels were once hidden here.

  10. Aberdeen Harbour

    Spot dolphins from the shore or take a boat tour to get closer.

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