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Westhaven Beach

Carnoustie, Angus

Westhaven is a small sandy beach surrounded by rocks which form a natural harbour.

Beach Type



Faclities available in town



Nature and Wildlife

The area to the south is used by the military for firing ranges.

Water Quality

Not Tested



Tourist Information

Carnoustie TIC 1b. High St Carnoustie Angus DD7 6AN. 01241 852258


Nearest town: Carnoustie
County: Angus
Latitude/Longitude: 56.5026, -2.69213
Postcode: DD7 6BG
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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Take the A930 out of Dundee.

Public Transport

There is a train station close-by.

Nearest Railway Stations

Carnoustie (Less than a mile away)
Golf Street (About a mile away)
Barry Links (Approx. 2 miles away)
Monifieth (Approx. 5 miles away)
Arbroath (Approx. 6 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


parking limited.

Nearby Car Parks

Carnoustie Station, Carnoustie (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Carnoustie Beach, Carnoustie (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
High Street, Carnoustie (Short stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Park Avenue, Carnoustie (Long stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Carnoustie Leisure Centre, Carnoustie (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Carnoustie Beach - The Links, Carnoustie (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Links Avenue, Carnoustie (Long stay).
About 1 miles away
Easthaven Beach, Carnoustie (Unknown stay).
About 1.4 miles away
Mill Road, Carnoustie (Unknown stay).
About 2.6 miles away
Elliot, Arbroath (Unknown stay).
About 4.1 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Carnoustie