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Arbroath Abbey

Arbroath Abbey is famous for its association with the Declaration of Arbroath.

Plan your visit to Arbroath Abbey

Getting there

Region – Perthshire, Kinross and Angus
Postcode: DD11 1EG

Cycle Routes
Site on the National Cycle Network

Public Transport
Regular trains to Arbroath. From Arbroath train station, walk 6 mins to Abroath Abbey.

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Facilities & access

Bicycle Rack Car Parking Disabled Toilets Display on History Reasonable Wheelchair Access Self Service Tea/Coffee Shop Toilets Visitor Centre


Gravel paths and grassed areas allow access to most of the ground level of the abbey, (except the sacristy), and interpretation boards in the nave. There are displays on abbey life in the ground floor of the Abbot’s House, and on the declaration of Arbroath in the ground floor of the Gatehouse. Due to the turnpike stair, there is no disabled access to the upper floors of the Abbot’s House, Gatehouse range or South transept.

Visitors can enjoy the herb garden along the south wall of the abbey church.

The visitor centre provides a walk through audio-visual with a sound loop system. There is also a staff operated platform to enable disabled access to the upper viewing area.

Disabled parking is available adjacent to the visitor centre.

Wheelchair available.

Opening arrangements & costs
Month Days Times
1 April - 30 September Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 9.30am - 5.30pm
1 October - 31 March Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 9.30am - 4.30pm

All our properties close on Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Please telephone to check for New Year opening.

Admission Prices

All year Adult £5.50, Child £3.30, Concession £4.40

Admission prices are subject to change depending on the time of year you visit. You will be charged the correct admission when buying your tickets on our official webstore.

Last ticket sold 30 min before closing time.

Some of the smaller monuments may close for a short period over lunch. Please telephone to check.

At weekends there may be sites closed at short notice due to adverse weather conditions or other reasons out with our control. While every effort will be taken to keep this information as current as possible, it might not appear on the website. Please telephone to check.


Tel 01241 878756

Events at Arbroath Abbey

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28 April 2015

Allan Ramsay - Master Draughtsman

Duff House

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Weaving the Unicorn exhibition

Stirling Castle

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Arthur's Secrets

Holyrood Park

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Over the walls to Victory!

Edinburgh Castle

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