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About Angus

A region in the northeast coast of Scotland, famed for its Angus beef, castles and rugged landscape of hills and mountains, Angus is the perfect place to go for hikers or history-lovers. Centred around Dundee, the up and coming Scottish tech city, it is flanked by the looming Grampian Mountains to its west, and a sandy white coastline to its east; whether you're hiking through ancient glens, visiting Arbroath Abbey or Glamis Castle, dining on a prime Angus beef steak, or just exploring the woodland and wildlife of the House of Dun, you will feel enchanted by the region's untamed landscape and fascinating history. Our collection of the best places to stay in Angus has something for everyone from charming rural stays to chic boutiques.

What not to miss

  • Visit Arbroath Abbey, the site of the Declaration of Arbroath in 1320, when Scottish independence from England was asserted.
  • Climb the Grampian Mountains, from Glas Maol to Or Driesh.
  • Check out the House of Dun and Montrose Basin Nature Reserve, and walk among wildlife and woodland.
  • Explore the gorgeous 16th century Forter Castle.
  • Dine on delectable Angus beef steaks.
  • Enjoy a day at the beach on Angus' stunning sandy white coastline.

Untamed and steeped in history, Angus is the perfect place for hikers and history lovers alike. Browse through our collection of the best places to stay in Angus to start planning your trip.

The best places to stay in Angus

Boutique

  • R&R Boutique + Breakfast: a luxurious B&B overlooking the gorgeous coastline, offering chic and boutique rooms with their own hot tub and upcycled glamping pod. Enjoy the cedarwood sauna, afternoon tea and sunny afternoons spent relaxing in the manicured garden! A perfect rural hideaway for couples on a romantic break.

Country house B&B

  • Newtonmill House: a picturesque 18th century home of a laird, offering charming and traditionally-furnished rooms with chintzy fabrics and artworks adorned on the walls. Enjoy the perfumed scent of the garden, and sumtpuous dishes from the Cordon Bleu-trained owner.

For an apartment or cottage

  • Our partner Booking.com has a wide range of cottages and apartments in the nearby area.

Travel information

  • Fly to Glasgow International Airport then get a train to Dundee (1.5 hours) from where you can get a taxi or bus to your destination.
  • If you want to rent a car we recommend contacting our partner Rentalcars.
  • The best time to go is during the summer months when the temperature ranges between 10 and 21 degrees.

Still not sure?

Best Hotels in Angus

  • Newtonmill House 2 rooms from £100

    By Brechin, Angus

    Beautiful 18th century Laird's house ideally situated for exploring the little known area of Angus. Two charming, immaculate bedrooms with chintzy, traditional interiors. A glorious garden and delicious food from the Cordon Bleu trained owner. A hidden gem.

    Garden  -  Glorious flower filled gardens and famous walled garden
    Sights nearby  -  Plenty of historic properties close by including Glamis Castle and Edzell Castle
    Great walks  -  Lots of great walks in the Angus glens
    Traditional
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays
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  • R&R Boutique + Breakfast 2 rooms from £181

    Dundee, Angus

    Luxurious farmhouse B&B, with wonderful views of the Angus coastline. Just two boutique rooms both with pivate hot tubs plus a fantastic upcycled glamping pod. Guests will love the cedar-wood sauna and the gardens overlooking the stunning countryside and coastline. Afternoon tea is a must!

    Private Hot Tub  -  Both guestrooms have their own private hot tub
    Sights nearby  -  Dundee's Discovery point is only 7 miles away
    Restrictions on children  -  This is an adults only property
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
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