Arbroath Abbey

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Prices & times

The abbey grounds and visitor centre, including the exhibition, shop and toilets, are open.

Due to access restrictions in place as a precautionary measure while we undertake high level masonry inspections, the internal spaces of the abbey remain closed.

The New Scriptorium can only be accessed during public events and workshops. For the programme of events please visit the Hospitalfield website

Admission

We've reduced the admission price while access restrictions are in place.

Ticket categories Reduced admission price Full admission price
Adult (16-64yrs) £5.00 £10.00
Concession (65yrs+ and unemployed) £4.00 £8.00
Child (7-15yrs) £3.00 £6.00
Family (1 adult, 2 children) £10.00 £20.00
Family (2 adults, 2 children) £14.50 £29.00
Family (2 adults, 3 children) £17.00 £34.00

Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. 

Concession price: this applies if you can show proof that you’re aged 65+ or unemployed. Please note this does not apply to students.

Admission prices are subject to change.

Free and discounted admission

  • Historic Scotland members get free entry to our sites, but please make an online booking to guarantee entry. You must show your valid membership on arrival. 
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  • English Heritage, Manx and Cadw members get half price entry in your first year and free entry for renewal and life members. Please make an online booking to guarantee entry.
  • Carers who accompany visitors with disabilities receive free entry. Please make an online booking to guarantee entry. Tickets are limited to two carers per transaction.
  • Have a Young Scot card? Pay just £1 to visit the abbey. Please make an online booking to guarantee entry. You must show your valid Young Scot card on arrival (children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult). 

Opening times

1 April to 30 September: Daily, 10am to 4.30pm (last entry 4pm).

1 October to 31 March: Daily, 10am to 4pm (last entry 3.15pm).

Closed for lunch 12.30pm to 1.30pm.

Closures

25 and 26 December
1 and 2 January

Adverse weather or other reasons beyond our control may cause a site to close. We advise checking ahead if the forecast is poor or you are making a long journey. Current unexpected and short term closures

Opening times

The abbey grounds and visitor centre, including the exhibition, shop and toilets, are open.

Due to access restrictions in place as a precautionary measure while we undertake high level masonry inspections, the internal spaces of the abbey remain closed.

1 Apr to 30 Sept:
Daily, 10am to 4.30pm (last entry 4pm)

1 Oct to 31 Mar:
Daily, 10am to 4pm (last entry 3.15pm)

Closed for lunch 12.30pm to 1.30pm.

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