Information about Parking in Arbroath
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Arbroath Abbey is an iconic historical landmark in Scotland, being associated with the Declaration of Arbroath of 1320, which asserted Scotland's independence from England.
The Abbey was founded by William the Lion in 1178 and remained one of Scotland’s grandest monasteries for almost 400 years.
Parking spaces at Arbroath Abbey are not always easy to find. The site is popular with visitors, and there is only a small parking area on site.
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Parking at Arbroath Abbey
There is a small parking area next to the Arbroath Abbey visitor centre which has accessible parking.
Alternatively, the local council runs a range of Pay and Display car parks throughout the Arbroath area. There are short and long stay options available.
Short stay (4 hour maximin)
North Port Car Park (21 bays)
West Abbey Street (45 bays)
Long stay (up to 9 hours)
Shore (35 bays)
Ladybridge Street (99 bays)
Hill Street-High Street (119 bays)
Gravesend (15 bays)
Guthrie Port (10 bays)
Helen Street (23 bays)
Leonard Street (28 bays)
Millgate-North Grimsby (79 bays)
Stanley Street (69 bays)
- It costs £1 an hour to park up to a maximum of £4 for four to nine hours.
Charges apply Monday to Saturday between 8.30am and 5.30pm, except Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
- Parking is free of charge between 5.30pm and 8.30am and Sundays.
- Blue Badge holders and motorcycles are free to park.
- Electric vehicles are free to park only while charging. If not charging, or when charging is complete, EV vehicles must be parked in a pay and display parking bay and the appropriate fee paid.
- Short stay car parks remain limited to two hours with a maximum of £2.
Getting to Arbroath Abbey
Arbroath Station is located within an 8-minute walk of Arbroath Abbey.
Numerous buses stop at the train station as well as nearby streets.
Plan your journey by public transport using Traveline Scotland.
Disabled Parking in Arbroath Abbey
There is a small parking area next to the Arbroath Abbey visitor centre which has accessible parking. It is tarmac surfaced and on a slight incline.
Need a boost? Electric vehicle charging stations are available at several locations in the Abroath area. The station closest to Arbroath Abbey is located at the Stanley Street car park, postcode DD11 1HG.
A network of all electric vehicle charging points in the UK can be found on the government's Go Ultra low website.
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What is Arbroath Abbey’s address?
National Grid reference: NO 643 413
What are the visitor centre’s opening times?
The Visitor Centre is closed for refurbishment and will re-open on 1 Apr 2020. Shop and toilets will remain accessible.
1 Apr to 30 Sept:
Daily, 9.30am to 5.30pm
Last entry 5pm
1 Oct to 31 Mar:
Daily, 10am to 4pm
Last entry 3.30pm
Can I celebrate my wedding at Arbroath Abbey?
Yes, Arbroath Abbey is suitable for ceremonies and photography
How much are tickets?
Member/Explorer Pass holder: FREE
Adult: £6.00 *
Child aged 5-15: £3.60 *
Child under 5: FREE
Concession: £4.80 *
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 60+ or unemployed.
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Arbroath Parking Statistics
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