Living,working,Holidays in the east of Scotland

scotsmon By scotsmon, 13th Feb 2010 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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Lots of information about the East Coast of Scotland

Montrose Area

As i live in Montrose thats where i will start ......
Montrose is on the main north east coastal railway line to Aberdeen, which also links the town to Arbroath, Carnoustie and Monifieth. The town has a museum, art gallery and library. The library has an online catalogue and online community resources file which lists community activities and events in Angus.

With a population of around 12,845 , Montrose is the most northerly of the Angus coastal towns situated between the mouths of the Rivers South and North Esk.

Montrose is an attractive Burgh with a lots of Farming , and is a centre for international trade. Montrose is an important commercial port for its thriving oil and gas industry.

The town itself boasts the widest high street in Scotland with picturesque closes leading to secluded gardens. and Steeple as can be seen for miles around

Most impressive of all is the town's spectacular view of a two-mile tidal lagoon, "Montrose Basin", which is considered a nature reserve of international importance.
Lots of rare birds can be spotted here ,is well known in the winter for thousands of Pink Footed Geese

There is a lovely Sandy beach at Montrose which is very popular in the Summer (when it comes)
5 miles outside Montrose you will find another lovely beach at Lunan Bay where you can also explore Lunan Castle


Angus, East Coast, Montrose

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Born and bred in Scotland i am a keen photographer and karaoke presenter

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