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Country Parks

The county of Angus is fortunate to have several Country Parks within its boundaries. These are located at Monikie, Crombie and Forfar Loch, and are manned by the Angus Ranger Service who have established bases at these locations. The Ranger Service also have bases in the Angus Glens and at Montrose Basin.

The Ranger Centre
Monikie Country Park
Monikie
Angus DD5 3QN [Map]
Tel: 01382 370202
Email: monikiepark@angus.gov.uk
The Ranger Centre
Crombie Country Park
Monikie
Angus DD5 3QL [Map]
Tel: 01241 860360
Email: crombiepark@angus.gov.uk
Forfar Loch Visitor Centre
Forfar Loch Country Park
Craig o' Loch Road
Forfar DD8 1BT [Map]
Tel: 01307 461118
Email: forfarloch@angus.gov.uk
Angus Glens Ranger Service
The Ranger Base
Angus Glens
Glendoll
Angus DD8 4RD [Map]
Tel: 01575 550233
Email: GlenDollRanger@angus.gov.uk
Montrose Basin Visitor Centre
Scottish Wildlife Trust
Rossie Braes
Montrose
Angus DD11 9TJ [Map]
Tel: 01674 676336
Email: montrosebasin@swt.org.uk

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get there?

Country Parks Map

If travelling by public transport, visit this site's Public Transport pages for timetables or to use the online journey planner.

Crombie

From the A92, exit via Muirdrum onto the B9128, signposted to Forfar. After about 2½ miles turn left at the Crombie crossroads onto the B961, signposted to Newbigging. The entrance to the Park is about ½ mile on your right.

From Forfar take the B9128 signposted to Carnoustie and after about 10 miles turn right at the Crombie crossroads onto the B961, signposted to Newbigging. The entrance to the Park is about ½ mile on your right.

Forfar Loch

The Country Park is located to the west of the town and is accessed from Craig 'O' Loch Road.

Monikie

Take the A92 and exit at the Ardestie slip road onto the B962 signposted to Monikie Country Park. About a mile beyond Newbigging, turn left onto the unclassified road then follow the signs to the Park.

From Forfar take the B9128 signposted to Carnoustie. After about 10 miles turn right at the Crombie crossroads onto the B961, then follow the signs to the Park.

Glen Doll

At Kirriemuir take the B955 road to the Glens.

Montrose Basin

The SWT (Scottish Wildlife Trust) Visitor Centre is located one mile south of Montrose on the A92 and is well signposted. Angus Council works in partnership at the Basin with Scottish Wildlife Trust.

The SWT Visitor Centre opens at 10.30am.

What Watersport activities are available, where can I take part and what is the cost?

Watersports are available at Monikie Country Park from May to September.

Private craft can launch all year round (weather permitting). Day and seasonal permits are available from reception.

See Ranger Service Charges page for details of costs.

Where can I hire a marquee and how much does it cost?

Marquee hire is available at Crombie and Monikie Parks.

See Ranger Service Charges page for details of costs.

How much are the parking charges at Crombie and Monikie?

Parking charges apply from first weekend in April or Easter weekend, whichever is the earliest, to 30 September ONLY. Outwith this time parking is free.

DailyWeeklySeason TicketSeason Ticket
- Resident
£2.50 £8.75 £57.00 £28.50

What fishing facilities are available at Monikie and Crombie Country Parks?

Visit the Angling page in the Leisure Services, Ranger Service section for details.

Who do I contact for further information?

Illustrated leaflets about each Country Park are available by contacting ACCESSLine 08452 777 778

See Scottish Natural Heritage website.

Scottish Natural Heritage logo

Service Page: countryparks.htm
Service Details Last Reviewed : 31 March 2014

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