Carse of Gowrie

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The flat, drained field of the Carse

The Carse of Gowrie is a stretch of low-lying country in the southern part of Gowrie, Perth and Kinross, Scotland.[1][2] It stretches for about 20 miles (32 km) along the north shore of the Firth of Tay between Perth and Dundee. The area offers high-quality agricultural land and is well known as a major area for strawberry, raspberry and general fruit growing. Fruit is easy to cultivate in the area because of its southerly aspect and low rainfall.


Its main villages are:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 53 Blairgowrie & Forest of Alyth (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2012. ISBN 9780319231210. 
  2. ^ "Ordnance Survey: 1:50,000 Scale Gazetteer" (csv (download)). www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk. Ordnance Survey. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 30 January 2016. 

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Coordinates: 56°24′42″N 3°10′06″W / 56.41172°N 3.16847°W / 56.41172; -3.16847