From historic castles to world-class golf courses, beautiful scenery and a stunning coastline, Angus is a magical place to book a lodge with a hot tub in Scotland
. Enjoy a weekend away with friends, your partner or holiday with the whole family.
Seven Towns and One Bubbly Hot Tub
With seven towns to explore including the popular Forfar, Arbroath, Montrose and Brechin and easy access to nearby major cities including Dundee, Angus is perfect Scottish holiday for getting out and about. There is an excellent selection of holiday cottages in Angus to suit everyone.
From old stone cottages with cosy interiors in the countryside to modern seaside cottages, you’ll find the perfect retreat for a memorable holiday in Angus.
Angus Has So Much To Offer
The beautiful coastline provides plenty of opportunities for beach walks and relaxing on the sandy beach in the summer months. There are also miles of rural countryside, rolling hills and glens to explore including part of the Cairngorms National Park, a walker’s paradise!
Play golf on some of the best golf courses in the country and visit historic castles including Glamis Castle and Red Castle which overlooks the beach.
You can also learn about the county’s culture, history and heritage at one of the many museums and galleries including the Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre, Arbroath Art Gallery and the Meffan Museum and Art Gallery which are all great fun for the whole family.
Main Angus beaches
- Lunan Bay – One of the most picturesque beaches in Scotland. Stretches of golden sand and stunning dunes.
- Carnoustie Beach – Near Carnoustie, known for its wide expanse of sand and stunning views of the North Sea.
- Arbroath West Links – Another sandy beach in Arbroath, near the town centre. Popular with families and has stunning views of the cliffs and Arbroath Abbey.
- Barry Buddon Beach – Near Barry town, part of the Barry Links, a mix of sand and rocky areas. Look out for the wildlife on this designated nature reserve.
- East Haven Beach – A small, tranquil beach near Carnoustie. What can you find in the many rockpools here?
- Broughty Ferry Beach – Technically part of Dundee, it’s located at the border with Angus. Popular with locals and visitors, offering lovely views of Broughty Castle.
What to expect on a lodge break to Angus
Booking a hot tub cottage or lodge in Angus will provide you with the perfect base for exploring. Enjoy cosy evenings with your friends or family after a busy day of discovering the beauty and hidden gems of Angus.
Some log cabins also have hot tubs so you can soak under the bubbles, the ultimate way to relax. A self-catered holiday will allow you to enjoy cooking and eating together as well as give you the chance to try local cafes, pubs and restaurants.
Above: Landal Piperdam have some incredible lodges available
Many of the cottages are also dog-friendly so your four-legged friend won’t miss out on the fun. The Old Laundry and Katy’s Cottage are both ideal for a couple and Willow Cottage sleeps up to 5 people, perfect for a family or group of friends.
Angus is a charming region and makes a great destination for a hot tub holiday in Scotland. Landal Piperdam in Angus are amazing log lodges with all the mod cons to make your stay a memorable one.
These lodges really do have the “wow” factor and are great for hot tub holidays in groups as the Vegas Executive Lodge and Foresters Executive Lodges sleep 10. For romantic hot tub breaks the Muirloch Lodge is perfect as it sleeps 2 and offers a sauna and shower room and outdoor hot tub.
Why you’ll love a hot tub break in Angus
- Plenty for History buffs to dive into – Angus has a rich heritage that you can explore and learn about during your lodge break. From the 12th Century fishing down of Arbroath to the beautiful country house of Hospitalfield House and Gardens.
- Traditional Scottish food and drink – No hot tub break would be complete without some seriously good food and drink. Angus has some of the finest examples of traditional food from the famous Angus Beef to Arbroath Smokies and even artisan street food. Or try some of the (very strong) potato brewed Vodka.
- Spectacular scenery – Take in the famous Glencova Valley with it’s rolling mountains and stunning vistas.
- A good area for fishing – If you’re looking for a lodge break that has fishing nearby, Angus has what you’re looking for, with both loch and river fishing available.
- Exploring Glen Doll aka Glendoll – If your idea of the perfect holiday is losing yourself among the wildflowers and wildlife of the glen then you’ll definitely want to visit Glen Doll. This popular start for several well-known walking trails.
- Hopping in your own private hot tub of course.
Don’t miss these towns & cities
- Dundee – A vibrant waterfront city known for its contemporary arts scene, historic landmarks, and educational institutions. Explore the award-winning V&A Dundee museum showcasing design and innovation and check out the RRS Discovery, the ship used by Captain Scott on his first Antarctic expedition.
- Arbroath – This coastal town is best known for its connection to the Declaration of Arbroath not to mention its stunning harbor. For a local tasty delacacy, try the renowned Arbroath Smokie, a smoked haddock dish.
- Forfar – A market town known for its agricultural heritage. The Meffan Museum and Art Gallery has lots of interesting local history and art and if the weather’s good, you can explore the picturesque Forfar Loch.
- Montrose – If you’re looking for a really nice sandy beach, this coastal town is ideal. Discover Montrose Basin Visitor Centre, a haven for bird watching and children and canine companions will love a run out on the beach, with its scenic dunes.
- Brechin – A small town with a pretty cathedral and a charming old town area. Visit the Pictavia Visitor Centre to learn about the Picts, an ancient Scottish people who would paint their faces in battle!
Planning your hot tub break: Where to find out more about Angus?
The Visit Angus Website – A good place to start your adventure which is also available as a hand app you can download and take with you.
The Angus Official Facebook Page – A lot of this kind of Facebook pages are left without being updated but this one is packed with good info and up-coming events you can take part in on your hot tub getaway.
Email Visit Angus – If you have any questions or need help about what’s on or where to go, you can also email firstname.lastname@example.org