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Arbroath Abbey

Abbey Street, Arbroath DD11 1EG, Scotland
+44 1241 878756
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Abbey Street, Arbroath DD11 1EG, Scotland
+44 1241 878756
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There's a small visitors center with information on the history of Scotland and the abbey. The grounds are extensive and quite interesting to explore. You are permitted to go upstairs on some of the ruins. The staff members are very pleasant and genuinely helpful. Parking...More

Thank 2CAtravelers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely a great place to see... we loved the singing chamber and the staff are all very happy to offer advice and guidance to see the best of the abbey, would definitely visit again.

Thank rach1282016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First you walk through a exhibition which gives you an insight to the history of the Abbey. Then you are free to walk through the ruins on your own. You can climb up the stairs in some places and enjoy the view from up there....More

Thank Martina1888
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking up to the visitor's entrance through the Archway gives an idea of the immense size of the Abbey. The visitor Centre is well laid out and Staff explain how to go around the centre. The Abbey itself outside is impressive and the round O...More

1  Thank 780salmonman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely ruin to visit. The visitors centre combines a little souvenir shop with interesting details of the history of this once very important Abbey. It's great to wander around the ruins and I found it very interesting to see what the Abbey...More

Thank lorraineCorby
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you are interested in Scottish history then this is a place you must try to visit. It covers the history of the abbey at a time before Scotland became a nation right through to the declaration of Arbroath and the reclaiming of the stone...More

Thank katieann2604
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I have not heard of Arbroath Abbey and chanced upon it. Am i glad to have done that. Looks uninteresting from the outside but full of interesting nooks and crannies inside. So full of history and information. Highly recommended.

Thank LKH47
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Great day out for all the family, lots of history and dressing up. Very educational. fantastic walk around the grounds and cemetry

Thank John W
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Arbroath Abbey is a ruin with an added modern visitors centre. The Visitors centre is packed with information and a few interactive bits that give you a feel for how the Abbey would have looked back in the day... The Girl on reception was very...More

1  Thank Adam_Caroline
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

I lived in Arbroath as a child, and always lived bed visiting the abbey. It is always such a sight to behold. The information and tour are fantastic, especially bathed in sunshine.

Thank MJM61
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