The golden sands of Montrose Beach stretch for 3 miles from Montrose to the North Esk River, with stunning views south to Scurdieness lighthouse. Montrose is a family beach with a handy promenade and car parking, plus shop and amusement centre. More importantly though it also has a Seafront Splash play area for children, pools, pitch and putt and an ice cream parlour. The quirky Trail Pavilion, built in 1913, houses the public toilets, open at peak times.
There's a campsite near the harbour if you take a shine to the area, be sure if you do stay to take a family ramble in the lovely nature reserve in the tidal basin to the west. The phone number provided is for the local tourist information service.
Year round access. No lifeguard cover at any time.
Traill Drive, East Links,
Dundee and Angus,
No fees. Parking may charge.
Yes, there is parking nearby.
Yes, there are toilets and accessible toilets.
Loos are in the Trail Pavilion.
No, there are no baby changing facilities.
Montrose Beach has not told us if you can bring a picnic.
Montrose Beach has not told us about their dining options.
There's ice cream right by the beach in the parlour, plus a few local snacking options. Best and closest sit down option is Hornblowers which really close and has a small children's menu as well as the main fare on both the eat in and the take away menus.
No, Montrose Beach is not wheelchair friendly.
No, Montrose Beach have stated they are not pushchair friendly.
Montrose Beach has not told us if they are dog friendly.