The Area

Moments from the sea, minutes from the mountains

Escape to the
Scottish Countryside

We are perfectly situated on the beautiful Eastern Coast of Scotland, nestled within farm fields and but a stones throw away from the historic harbour of Auchmithie with its beautiful pebble beach and home to the famous Arbroath Smokie, the acclaimed restaurant of “the butt n ben” within walking distance if you fancy a treat out for the night. A further 6 miles north of Auchmithie you will find the best beach on the east coast of Scotland “Lunan Bay” 2 miles long sandwiched between red sandstone cliffs with amazing sand dunes, it’s a must see when visiting the area.

Lunan Bay, a secluded haven on the dramatic Angus coastline.

Activities to suit everyone.

Cliff Walk Cottage is well suited for any interest, whether you are looking for a romantic couples retreat, a bustling adventure holiday or a memorable family vacation, the local area offers an abundance of activities to suit your needs. With important historical landmarks nearby and the lively fishing town of Arbroath a short distance from the cottage your days and nights will sure to be busy.

We have highlighted some of our favourite activities to do below, with so much more on offer both in the local area and a short drive away. 

Hiking and Walking Routes

Famous costal walks to “Munro bagging” options

Beach Days

Relax on sandy beaches and watch the day pass by

World Class Golfing

World famous Golf courses are but a short drive away

Amusement Parks

Multiple amusement parks for kids and adults alike

Historical Locations of Interest

Focus on some of Scotlands most important landmarks


Only a nine minute drive, or just over 3.5 miles

Dundee & Broughty Ferry

Only 20 miles away, or about 37 minutes by car

Aberdeen and surrounding areas

Just over an hours drive, around 52 miles

Perth and Wild Perthshire

Within an hours drive, or 41 miles by car


Just under two hours drive, about 82 miles away

Scotland at its best.

Cliff Walk Cottage sits in a secluded area on the east coast of Scotland, but don’t let that fool you! We are well located for brilliant day trips around some of Scotlands most beautiful areas.

Whether you are looking for a retreat in to nature or a city day trip for museums, sight-seeing or even a spot of shopping you can reach all the best sights within a couple hours drive.

Ethie woods, 20 minute walk from cliffwalkcottage. Popular dog walking area close to home

Seaton woods, 5 minute walk from cliff walk cottage.

Seaton cliffs and the North Sea like a billiard table.

Auchmithie harbour

A luxurious stay guaranteed.