Carnoustie (/kɑːrˈnuːsti/; Scots: Carnoustie, Scottish Gaelic: Càrn Ùstaidh) is a town and former police burgh in the council Place of Angus, Scotland. It is at the mouth of the Barry Burn on the North Sea coast. In the 2011 census, Carnoustie had a population of 11,394, making it the fourth largest town in Angus.
The town was founded in the late 18th century, and grew tersely throughout the 19th century due to the mass of the local textile industry. It was popular as a tourist resort from the in advance Victorian era happening to the latter half of the 20th century, due to its seaside location, and is best known for the Carnoustie Golf Links course that often hosts the Open Championship.
Carnoustie can be considered a dormitory town for its nearest city, Dundee, which is 11 miles (18 km) to the west. It is served principally by Carnoustie railway station, and next by Golf Street railway station. Its nearest major road is the A92 to the north of the town.