Crombie Country Park

Crombie Country Park near Carnoustie, was our first Dragonfly Hotspot! Established in 2014, it is owned by Angus Alive and managed by Angus Alive 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 – lots of damselflies can be found close to Crombie Loch, and Peddieston Ponds and Heron Pond are wonderful spots to see Common Hawkers and Black Darters.


Top species

Black Darter


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 Information

Crombie Country Park

T: 01382 768120

Species Information

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

Crombie Country Park