Arbroath attractions

Historic Building in Arbroath

Arbroath Abbey

The picturesque, red-sandstone ruins of Arbroath Abbey, founded in 1178 by King William the Lion, dominate the town of Arbroath. It is thought that Bernard of Linton, the abbot here in the early 14th century, wrote …
Museum in Arbroath

St Vigeans Museum

About a mile north of Arbroath town centre, this cottage museum­ houses a superb collection of Pictish and medieval sculptured stones. The museum's masterpiece is the Drosten Stone, beautifully carved with animal fi…
Museum in Arbroath

Signal Tower Museum

This museum has displays dedicated to Arbroath's maritime heritage and the Bell Rock Lighthouse, which was built between 1807 and 1811 by the famous­ engineer Robert Stevenson (grandfather of writer Robert Louis Ste…