7 days in Montrose & Arbroath Itinerary

7 days in Montrose & Arbroath Itinerary

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Montrose ©
Montrose is a coastal resort town and former royal burgh in Angus, Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at St Cyrus National Nature Reserve, then explore the historical opulence of Dunnottar Castle, then cool off at Stonehaven Open Air Pool, and finally examine the collection at Benholm and Johnshaven Heritage Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: brush up on your military savvy at Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre, then experience rural life at Charleton Fruit Farm, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Stonehaven Beach.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Montrose travel route planning tool.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Montrose. In August, daily temperatures in Montrose can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Arbroath.

Things to do in Montrose

Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Stonehaven, Benholm and Johnshaven Heritage Museum
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Dunnottar Castle ©
Dunnottar Castle
Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre ©
Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre
Stonehaven Open Air Pool ©
Stonehaven Open Air Pool


Arbroath ©
Arbroath or Aberbrothock is a former royal burgh and the largest town in the council area of Angus in Scotland, and has a population of 23,902. Family-friendly places like Lunan Bay and Arbroath Abbey will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Arbroath: Glamis Castle (in Glamis), Kirriemuir (Reekie Linn & Loch of Kinnordy) and Loch Muick (in Ballater). And it doesn't end there: walk around West Links Park, get outside with Arbroath Sea Safari, tee off at Panmure Golf Club, and see the interesting displays at Signal Tower Museum.

To find out how to plan a trip to Arbroath, use our trip itinerary maker.

Arbroath is just a stone's throw from Montrose. In August, daily temperatures in Arbroath can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C.

Things to do in Arbroath

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Carnoustie, Kirriemuir, Balgavies Loch, Glamis Castle, Loch Muick
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Glamis Castle ©
Glamis Castle
Loch Muick ©
Loch Muick
Lunan Bay ©
Lunan Bay