Arbroath Abbey

A Heritage Site in Angus

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Founded in 1178 for monks of the Tironensian order by King William the Lion, Arbroath Abbey is famous in Scottish history for its association with the Declaration of Arbroath, in which Scotland?s nobles swore their independence from England. Opening arrangements: Summer - 1 April - 30 September, Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun, 9.30am - 5.30pm, Winter - 1 October - 31 March , Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun, 9.30am - 4.30pm. Admission prices: All year - Adult ?4.70, Child ?2.35, Concession ?3.70

Arbroath Abbey

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Angus is a Scottish District of rich fertile farmland, interspersed with mountains, lochs, woodland and seashore bordered by Dundee and the Firth of Tay to the South, Aberdeenshire and Royal Deeside to the North and The Angus Glens that define the area to the West. Apart from the famous beef that is produced within the District, it is an area of outstanding natural beauty with opportunities to enjoy many outdoor activities and a rich cultural heritage.