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Mini guide to Carnoustie


Carnoustie is known for its famous golf courses and has been a popular seaside holiday destination for around 200 years. Situated just to the northeast of Dundee, Carnoustie was founded in the late 18th century and is now one of the world's great golfing locations, largely due to the British Open which was first held here in the 1930s.

Carnoustie has featured as a venue for the Open Championship on a number of occasions and has courses that will appeal to golfers of all standards. The other draw is its wonderful stretch of coastline boasting golden sands, an array of amenities and superb views over the Tay Estuary.

Other activities in Carnoustie, besides the excellent golf courses, include water sports, namely windsurfing and sailing, as well as fishing and horseback riding. On rainy days, a variety of sports are available at the town's leisure centre and some great traditional pubs and restaurants provide fine dining. The summertime in Carnoustie sees a number of fêtes that offer fun for the whole family.

Near Carnoustie, Crombie Country Park is a haven for wildlife, with over 100 hectares of scenic woodlands and the Crombie Loch, while Monikie Country Park boasts a huge reservoir. Farther afield, Dundee has an array of museums and galleries as well as a rich maritime history, while St Andrew's, the home of golf, lies across the Firth of Tay and boasts numerous additional sights.

Carnoustie is accessible by the Dundee-Stonehaven A92 road and has two railway stations that receive high-speed trains on the Dundee-Aberdeen line. Trains leave London every hour for the 7 hour, 30 minute-journey to Carnoustie, while National Express coaches run as far as Dundee, from where local services can connect you to Carnoustie. Dundee Airport receives domestic traffic, but Edinburgh International Airport is the main air gateway.

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