Crombie Country Park

Crombie Country Park, near Carnoustie, is one of the Dragonfly Hotspots established in Scotland in 2014. It is owned by Angus Council and managed by Angus Council Ranger Service. 

Opening times, entry costs, facilities and directions

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Things to see

There are three areas where dragonflies can be easily spotted – close to Crombie Loch, Peddieston Ponds and Heron Pond.


Top species

Black Darter

Small, dark Darter.

Flight period is June to November.

Have yellow-orange markings.

Image by Iain Leach


Seasonal Highlights

Large Red Damselflies are the earliest emerging species, which can be seen from mid-April onwards (depending on the weather). The Black Darters can be seen in July & August sunbathing on the railings and boardwalks, and hunting over the heathland around Heron and Peddieston Ponds.

Contact Us

Crombie Country Park

T: 01241 860360

Species Information

Click on the species image for further information, such as flight times and identification.

Crombie Country Park