Beaches in Montrose, Tayside

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The beach guide has 3 beaches listed in and around the town of Montrose. We have arranged these beaches in order of closest to the town first (distance in brackets).

  • Montrose Beach (0.8 miles)

    Montrose © James Allan | BY-SA

    Three miles of sand backed by a high dune ridge. There is a short promenade with plenty of parking and the Seafront Splash children's play area. Facilities include a family-run cafe, a shop and an amusement centre. Popular with surfers and golfers.

  • Lunan Bay (3.9 miles)

    Lunan Bay © Ellen Munro | BY-SA

    Lunan Bay is a mile-long sandy beach, with a reputation as one of the best in Angus. It is set in a secluded, pretty, rural location, with a cave and arch at the northern end, and is divided in two by Lunan Water, backed by sand dunes. The beach is particularly popular for swimming as…

  • St. Cyrus Beach (5.3 miles)

    St. Cyrus © David Shaw | BY-SA

    St Cyrus, formerly known as Ecclesgreig Beach, is a wide expanse of sandy beach backed by spectacular red granite cliffs which tower above it. The beach is set within one of the most important botanical nature reserves in Scotland, being the northernmost limit for many of its flowering plants and insects, as well as home…

Montrose beaches map

Map featuring Montrose beaches. Click on pins to view beach details