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Barry Buddon Shooting Centre - Directions

Barry Buddon Shooting

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Travelling to the Games from around Scotland

Please refer to our transport section for details on the best way to travel around Scotland for the Games.

Accessibility services from the city

Accessibility Services for those who require accessibility services please visit our accessibility section.

Getting to the venue from Glasgow and around Scotland

Details of local transport arrangements Barry Buddon Shooting Centre from Glasgow and other areas are set out below. Also please refer to Getting into Glasgow section for details on the best way to travel to Glasgow during the Games.

Walking to the venue in around 40 minutes from Carnoustie Train Station/Spectator parking site

The walk from Carnoustie Train Station and Spectator parking site will be a great way to soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the views of the Firth of Tay.

It will take you about 40 minutes along a clearly signposted route.

You can view the best walking route here.

Travelling by rail from around Scotland to venue

Carnoustie station has regular rail connections.   There are frequent direct trains,others involve a change at Dundee.

From Aberdeen:

Frequent services connect Aberdeen with Carnoustie (destination Glasgow or Edinburgh).  The journey takes approximately one hour.

From Glasgow:

From Glasgow Queen Street Station High Level take one of the frequent trains to Carnoustie (final destination Aberdeen).  Travel time is around one hour and 35 minutes.

From Edinburgh:

Change at Dundee for Carnoustie.  The journey takes around one hour and 25 minutes. 

Once you arrive at Carnoustie you can walk or take a bus, details of bus service can be found below. Travel time of around one hour and 35 minutes on the train then a 25 minute walk to the venue.

For full details of services that serve the Carnoustie area, please refer to

Travelling by bus from around Scotland to venue

From Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station take service M9 Stagecoach bus (towards Aberdeen) to Dundee Bus Station on Seagate. Then walk two minutes to a bus stop (opposite the Bus Station on Seagate) to take service 73 bus toward Arbroath.  Alight at bus stop opposite Station Road North on Main Road at Barry.  This is a 20 minute walk from the Barry Buddon Training Camp.

Buses operated by Stagecoach on their Arbroath-Dundee route serve the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre, including services 73 and 73A, and service 39A (early weekday mornings, evenings and on Sundays).  They operate on a regular basis.

Spectator Parking and Shuttle Service

Parking around the venue is reserved strictly for residents and local businesses only. There will be no access for spectators. 

There will be no set down/pick up points. Roads will be busy and subject to closures and restrictions.

There will be a free spectator parking and  shuttle service to the venue located not far from the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre

Please visit our transport section for details on the Spectator Parking and a shuttle service.

Busy Periods

Public transport is expected to be particularly busy in this area from 07.00–19.30 from 25–29 July 2014.

Roads are expected to be particularly busy in this area from 07.00–19.30 from 25–29 July 2014.

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