Carnoustie Tourist Information



One of Scotland’s greatest golfing centres, Carnoustie on the Angus Coast is a golfing legend, regularly playing host to the Open Championships, and featuring a delightful beach and pretty coastal walks in the local area. This famed golfing resort also makes a great gateway into the Angus Glens and offers a mixed dining scene of fine traditional inns and a la carte dining.

Golf isn’t the only sport associated with Carnoustie Country – this area of the North East is top angling and sea fishing territory, and you can expect to sample some of the finest seafood, including local delicacy Arbroath Smokies, together with the finest Angus beef in Carnoustie restaurants and inns.

A favourite golfing challenge in the UK, the three courses of the Carnoustie Golf Links, including The Championship Course, sit at the centre of 30 world class golf courses spread across Carnoustie Country, all within a 40 minute drive. Carnoustie caters for all, from the relaxed golfer looking to improve their game to those looking for the ultimate challenge on the Championship Course.

Outside of major competitions the Carnoustie area is peaceful, an ideal golfing retreat, and you’ll find a wide choice of quality 4 Star B&B accommodation, classic golfing hotels, tailor-made stylish golf apartments directly adjacent to golf courses and, if you’re feeling decadent, exclusive use of castles in the area.

Guided tours of the Angus area, including quirky vintage bus tours,  are available in the town if you fancy a change from the golf scene. Dundee Airport and the city, Glamis Castle and more premier golf courses to the north around Montrose are all just a short drive away. Stay in Scotland’s North East golf capital – book Carnoustie accommodation online now.

Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.