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Touring, walking, or cycling across Angus, brings rich rewards in the form of breathtaking scenery. The Angus Glens are surely one of Scotland's most atmospheric, unspoilt places, with delights to stimulate every sense - from moorland colours, scented heathers and grasses, to the refreshing zing of pure melt-water in the high burns.

If you thrill at the prospect of rambling along quiet tracks, through open countryside, or over hills and mountains, then Angus is sure to delight. The land is generally flat - and even the Glens roll along gently without too many steep hills. If, on the other hand, you are a keen hill walker, you will find the challenge you need - the north of Angus is packed with a spectacular landscape that will get you itching to get your walking boots on!

Another favourite Angus Glen is Glen Esk, where Queen Victoria visited on her journeys exploring the hills from her highland home at Balmoral. The Queen's Well in Glen Esk, with its stone crown, was erected as a mark of respect to her and is well worth a visit.

Further afield you can enjoy bracing coastal walks along the Arbroath cliffs, with stunning red sandstone rock formations like the infamous "De'ils heid" (Devils Head), the spectacular sands of St Cyrus, and Lunan Bay, and the award-winning beach at Montrose.

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