20 Best Things To Do In Arbroath Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Arbroath

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 238 fun things to do in Arbroath for you and the family to discover, including museums and art galleries, indoor and soft play areas and beaches. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 152 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Arbroath day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Arbroath with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

For teachers planning the next class trip, many places are educational and suitable for all ages, from babies and toddlers to teens. Never be stuck for what to do with the kids again!

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Outside view of Arbroath Signal Tower

Arbroath Signal Tower

  • Arbroath
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Arbroath Signal Tower At Arbroath Signal Tower you can find out about the fascinating history of the Bell Rock Lighthouse and visit the outhouse to h...

Train at Kerr's Miniature Railway in Arbroath

Kerr's Miniature Railway

  • Arbroath
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Kerr's Miniature Railway has 6 engines with two being steam! The steam engines only run on a Sunday and if the sun is out, but are a great treat for...

Girl standing on a sandy beach

Carnoustie Beach

  • Carnoustie
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Head down to Carnoustie Beach in South Scotland, a great little sand and rock beach that’s perfect for explorers.  Got little animal lovers? Go on an...

Sandy Sensation

  • Carnoustie
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Sandy Sensation at Carnoustie Seafront is situated in walking distance from the famous Carnoustie Golf Hotel and golf courses. The area provides wood...

Low tide at Lunan Bay

Lunan Bay

  • Lunan
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Lunan Bay A large sandy inlet of the North Sea on the coast of Angus, Lunan Bay lies to the south of Montrose between Boddin Point and the Lang Craig...

Outside view of Barry Water Mill in Carnoustie

Barry Water Mill

  • Carnoustie
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Now a haven of tranquillity, in the 19th century Barry Mill was alive with the splash of the water-wheel, the rumble of the machinery and the smell o...

People building a raft at Monikie Country Park in Kirkton of Monikie

Monikie Country Park

  • Kirkton of Monikie
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Monikie Country Park offers reservoirs, woodland and parkland to explore with a woodland adventure playground, High Ropes course and Sailing, Windsur...

Clear day at Montrose Basin Nature Reserve

Montrose Basin Nature Reserve

  • Montrose
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • National Parks

Montrose Basin Nature Reserve, just minutes from the centre of Montrose, on the North East coast of Scotland, is notable for its tidal basin that pla...

A girl showing her hands covered in sand

Monifieth Beach

  • Monifieth
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Looking for a long sandy beach in South Scotland? Discover Monifieth beach, a long stretch of golden sand and brilliantly blue water that’s perfect f...

Monifieth Blue Seaway

  • Monifieth
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Monifieth Blue Seaway has lots to offer including putting, tennis courts, bowling green, wheeled sports and two childrens play parks as well as being...

Indoor soft play frame at Cheeky Monkeys Montrose

Cheeky Monkeys Montrose

  • Montrose
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Cheeky Monkeys Montrose Alan and Claire Duncan, the new owners of Cheeky Monkeys (they took over in January), know a thing or two about keeping child...

Dog at Montrose Beach

Montrose Beach

  • Montrose
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

The golden sands of Montrose Beach stretch for 3 miles from Montrose to the North Esk River, with stunning views south to Scurdieness lighthouse. Mon...

People swimming at Montrose Swimming Pool

Montrose Swimming Pool

  • Montrose
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Montrose Swimming Pool consists of a 25m by 12.5 metre 5 lane swimming pool with diving boards, a 16 station fitness suite and a health suite consist...

The Splash Montrose

  • Montrose
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The Splash is located adjacent to Montrose Beach front and provides extensive fun facilities for children. You will find Pitch and Putt, a large Kids...

Seafront Splash

  • Montrose
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Seafront Splash is a modern, purpose built play area with a whole host of modern adventure play equipment suitable for the older kids as well as the...

Flowers at Barnhill Rock Garden in Dundee

Barnhill Rock Garden

  • Dundee
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Barnhill Rock Garden is a public park with a variety of different areas and plants to investigate as you enjoy a peaceful walk about or have a family...

A train goes across the Caledonian Railway

Caledonian Railway

  • Brechin
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

You’ll be on the right track with a day out to Caledonian Railway. Visit a railway that will have kids running full steam ahead into a day out just l...

Brechin Castle Centre

Brechin Castle Centre

  • Brechin
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Country Park with Cafe and Garden Centre, plus loads of kids activities in the Park and in a Yard Play Area too. They have fairy trails, zip slide, m...

A girl showing her hands covered in sand

Broughty Ferry Beach

  • Broughty Ferry
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Looking for a long sandy beach in South Scotland? Head down to Broughty Ferry beach, a long stretch of golden sand that’s perfect for your little one...

Ice rink at Forfar Ice Rink

Forfar Ice Rink

  • Forfar
  • Indoor
  • Ice Skating and Rollerskating

Forfar Ice Rink, also known as Forfar Indoor Sports is the ideal place to have a go at 3 different, but traditional Scottish Sports, Curling, Bowling...

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