Carnoustie, located in Angus, is situated near the mouth of the Barry Burn on the North Sea coast. The town was initially founded during the late 18th century and grew to prominence as a result of the local textile industry. During the Victorian era the town became popular as a tourist resort. This was largely due to the town's location on the coast. Today, visitors still come to the local area to enjoy its proximity to the coast as well as for its golfing facilities. There are ample shops in the local area as well as well as eating establishments.
The fourth biggest town of Angus with respect to population, Carnoustie, boosts its economy on the tourism. The northern sea coast of Scotland makes it a viable opportunity for visitors to spend their summer holidays.
The sea side resort has gained its position over many centuries and now has become an authentic name in the realm of tourism. Throughout the town chains of hotels have developed an overwhelming capacity for tourists and the internal competition between the hotels has improved the rates and facilities within last few years.
Apart from tourist industry native textile mills produce quality fabrics which are appreciated throughout Britain. Carnoustie remained a thriving industry of textile in the 20th Century and still one can witness the industry and all the processing units. One interesting aspect of this industry is its use of modern manufacturing plants to generate exquisite quality of fabric and this is made possible due to the personal interest of the local community and the escalated efforts of the administration.
Some of the attractions apart from the seaside include the Church of Holyrood and War Memorial. The former is the most important church in all the surrounding towns and demonstrates the medieval structural design along with lofty towers. The native guides are considered to be very cooperative and lively and leave some staunch marks on the memory of visitors. The elaborative journeys through the church convince visitors about the splendor of the monarchs who once ruled this part of the world.