An amazing site in what must have been a marvellous spectacle in its time as it doesn’t fail to impress even after all this time.
About Arbroath Abbey
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The abbey is at the top of the town and is visible for miles, in fact it was used as a navigation aid for sailors. Parking is available on the streets nearby or in front of the visitor's centre. The site is mostly flat with...More
Our first visit was in March, but there is such a lot of history here, it's hard to take it all in in one visit, hence our return. Inside the Visitor Centre there is a small exhibition and well stocked gift shop. The exhibition may...More
This is a must see if you enjoy history. This Abbey is where Scotland started! It is home of the Declaration of Arbroath. America's Declaration of Independence is based on it.
First time I was there it was in 2009, since then they moved forward and before visiting the ruins you can get to know scottish history..
Much of the abbey is gone. However, there is still enough to enjoy and envision what it was like to live and work on the grounds. It is located next to a large graveyard with some very interesting poems and verses engraved on the stones.
A beautiful view of some important Scottish history take the guided tour to hear all of the historical documentation
Brilliant ruins, Informative museum and display with a quick video introduction. What a pity we couldn't get into all of the buildings, but what there is, is spectacular if you have the ability to imagine it all complete. Loved the undercroft of the Abbots House...More