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More of our sites are now available to pre-book in advance of their opening later this month. We are working hard to open other sites in the coming weeks




There is a small, tarmac surfaced parking area on a slight incline. Please be aware that parking is very limited. There are six parking spaces, one of which is a marked accessible bay.

Approach to the site

Approach to site is about 20m on a paved path.

Visiting the site

The visitor centre and internal spaces around the abbey will be closed at this time. Visitors will be able to move freely around the abbey’s exterior spaces, without following a specific route.

Most of the abbey is on the level, with some grass and gravel surfaces.

The nave and cloister have step-free access.


The toilets will be closed during this period.


Assistance dogs are permitted at all our sites and within roofed areas.  

Visitors' dogs are allowed at Arbroath Abbey, but are not permitted in roofed areas. 

Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times and not left unattended at any time. Owners must pick up after their dogs.

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Opening times

The abbey is closed for now, but you can view the iconic grounds and exterior.

15 Aug to 31 Mar:
Fri to Mon, 10am to 4pm
Last entry 3.30pm


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