Information about Parking in Arbroath
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Arbroath lies on the North Sea Coast, around 16 miles east of Dundee and 45 miles south of Aberdeen, in Scotland.
It has a population over 24,000 and is famous for the Arbroath Abbey, where the Declaration of Arbroath was signed in 1320, and for the Arbroath Smokie (haddock smoked over wood fires, considered an international delicacy).
The natural beauty of the area is stunning, with its pristine sandy beaches, picturesque harbour, and commanding sandstone cliffs.
Parking in Arbroath
The local council runs short stay and long stay pay and display car parks in the following locations:
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.
A parking permit can be purchased for £260 for 12 months, £130 for 6 months, £65 for 3 months, or £21.67 for one month. This works out to about 85p per day, based on parking 6 days a week. A parking permit entitles holders to park in any of the town’s off-street car parks.
Arbroath Cliffs Parking
If you intend to walk the Arbroath Cliffs trail north of Arbroath, it is recommended that you park at the north end of the road along the front at the north end of Arbroath. There is a car park at the far end of Victoria Park as well.
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Overnight, Weekends & Bank Holidays
Evening parking in Arbroath is free of charge in parking bays managed by the council (Monday to Saturday between 5.30pm and 8.30am)
There is also no charge for parking on Sundays, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
Getting to Arbroath
Arbroath Train Station is located on Keptie Street.
Disabled Parking in Arbroath
Blue Badge holders are free to park in Arbroath and do not need a parking permit.
To see a map with all disabled bays close to Arbroath, visit the Blue Badge Parking website.
Need a boost? Electric vehicle charging stations are available at several locations in the Arbroath area. You will find these at:
- Arbroath Train Station (DD11 1RQ)
- Dundee and Angus College Arbroath Campus (DD11 3EA)
- Arbroath Harbour (DD11 1PS)
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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Where can I see a show in Arbroath?
The Arbroath Webster Memorial Theatre is a great place to see a show, musical act, or performance.
Does Arbroath have a shopping centre?
Yes, Abbeygate Shopping Centre is located on High Street.
Are there charges for parking a motorcycle in Arbroath?
No, single motorcycles may park for free and without a permit in Arbroath.
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