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Looking for a new home in Carnoustie?

Carnoustie is the fourth largest town in Angus, in a coastal position and with convenient access to Dundee. Carnoustie is a popular residential town for commuters to the city. It’s got a lovely high street with plenty of shops and cafés, good schools, a leisure centre, a sandy beach, and a famous championship golf course that brings visitors to the town, to the benefit of the local economy. From Carnoustie to the centre of Dundee is just 12 miles and there’s a regular train service. Dundee is an excellent centre for history, culture, and leisure, The regenerated waterfront is home to the famous McManus Art Gallery & Museum, the iconic V&A Dundee, and the historic Antarctic expedition ship, RRS Discovery.

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Living in Carnoustie

Travel and transport

Carnoustie is just off the A92, Scotland’s east coast route that heads all the way up to Aberdeen from Dundee, and down to just north of Edinburgh where it joins the M90 for the Forth Bridge crossing into the capital. It connects a chain of coastal towns, including Arbroath, Montrose and Stonehaven. ScotRail operates regular services on the Dundee Aberdeen line. Stagecoach East Scotland follows the same route. 

Local information

Carnoustie is a popular place to live because of the easy access into Dundee. It takes about half an hour to drive into the city and the fastest train service takes just 17 minutes. Local facilities include a range of independent shops, as well as a Co-op Superstore on Dundee Street. The grand Cairngorms National Park rises up above the east coast. It’s the largest park in the UK and is in the heart of the Highlands. You can be in the foothills in an hour from Carnoustie, and from there you can choose from all the wonderful walking and hiking routes. 


Local schools

Carlogie, Woodlands, and Burnside are the local primary schools. For secondary education, students attend Carnoustie High School. Dundee is the centre for further and higher education opportunities.