Things to do in Arbroath
Displayed underneath is a checklist of the things to do in and around Arbroath,Tayside that GoBananas can offer. More than 100 different and exciting activities and experiences can be booked or reserved through GoBananas. Everything within 20 miles of Arbroath is displayed by activity type below. We have made it simple to choose what to do in Arbroath.
Arbroath- Activities & Guide
There are plenty of wonderful things to marvel at in Scotland, but if you’ve never been to Arbroath, you may be missing out of a great piece of history. Arbroath is the largest town in Angus (Population 22,785) and formerly a royal burgh. Arbroath’s history as a town in Scotland began in the middle ages with the founding of Arbroath Abbey in 1178. When the industrial revolution made its way to Angus, growth in Arbroath would quickly explode. Arbroath presents a wealth of activities and even more to learn. So for your next relaxing destination, why not make it Arbroath.
What is there to do?
There are plenty of great things to do to satisfy the lone man on a business trip, to a family filled with children who love to have fun. But where does on start? Well, if you love to tour, then the Arbroath Sea Safari might be a good place to start for your particular taste. With three different sea voyages ranging from one to three hours, there isn’t a better way to explore the seas around Arbroath than by boat. In addition to scoping the plentiful sealife including dolphins and a wide variety of seabirds, you also get to learn about some of the history and folklore associated with the cliffs at Arbroath. This tour is suitable for all ages and the vessels used are capable of handling any weather.
Things to see in Arbroath
If you happen to like marveling at pieces of history, the Arbroath Signal Tower Museum is the perfect spot for you. Signal Tower Museum is located near Arbroath’s busy harbour. It’s posted up within sight of the Bell Rock Lighthouse 12 miles off the coast which is the world's oldest surviving sea-washed lighthouse. Some highlights of the museum: · Bell Rock Lighthouse Lens - This fine eight sided lens from the Bell Rock Lighthouse was used for over 80 years from 1902 as a warning to mariners · Elsinore Bowl - A memento of Arbroath’s 19th century trade to the Baltic Ports, from the time when ship’s captains would be gifted items such as this punch bowl to mark their first trip through the Sound of Denmark.
Enjoy the nightlife?
Arbroath’s nightlife is hectic with new clubs springing up. Great music bars filled with live performances are common in Arbroath and should keep all night owls busy until the next day. If you love to eat, definitely try the famous Arbroath Smokies. With their traditional and historical fish smoking process, you are sure to have a delightful time tantalizing your tastebuds with freshly smoked fish from the inshore fishing boats. You might even catch an Arbroath FC game on TV who by the way hold the football record of the most goals ever scored in a game trampling the Aberdeen Rovers 35-0. As you can see, there are plenty of activities in Abroath to choose from.