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With the North Sea on the doorstep, twisting burns, mighty rivers and lochs created by the Ice Age, there's no shortage of locations or facilities for water-based activities in Angus.

Sea kayaking along the Angus coastline is a never-to-be forgotten experience. From the splendour of Arbroath's towering sandstone cliffs, with their smuggler's caves which, when the tide is right, you can paddle into and maybe even spot a few puffins, to the glorious bays at Carnoustie, Lunan Bay and Montrose, where dolphins can sometimes be seen.

Sailing is a popular pastime in Angus, especially as there are several slipways leading down to the sea and a marina at Arbroath Harbour. There are also sailing facilities at Montrose Basin, where the River South Esk merges gracefully into the sea, and Forfar Loch.

The rivers of Angus provide canoeing and kayaking for all levels of skills and experience, whether you want a leisurely paddle downstream or are looking for a challenge battle against the river as it runs through a deep canyon.

Windsurfing can be enjoyed at several of the Angus beaches, where the often brisk sea breezes provide excellent wind surfing conditions. In addition, many of the lochs are suitable for windsurfing and windsurfing is also available at Crombie Country Park.

If you're looking for adventure, why not try gorge walking? Jumping into deep pools, sliding down waterfalls, scrambling over rocks…This is Fun with a capital F!

Water Activities

Canoeing & Kayaking



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