A Day Out in Monifieth

First Stop – Blue Seaway Park

First stop for your day out in Monifieth is the fantastic Blue Seaway park, located on the seafront. This park has lots to offer including bowling greens, tennis courts, skate park and activity areas for the kids.

You can also enjoy stunning panoramic views across the Firth of Tay.

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Blue Seaway Park
Park on the seafront with skate park and activity areas

Second Stop – Monikie Country Park

Next up, head to Monikie Country Park where you can enjoy a whole host of activities from a relaxing walk through the scenic woodland to an adrenaline filled ride down the 160m zip line. Also at Monikie you’ll find a high ropes courses, adventure playground and a huge range of watersports including windsurfing and canoeing.

Enjoy lunch at Café Byzantium, located in the grounds of the park. Here you can enjoy a great meal choosing from the extensive menu of Mediterranean and classic dishes in this family run café and restaurant.

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Monikie Country Park
Enjoy watersports, a zip line and walks in the scenic woodland

Final Stop – Ardestie Earth House

Round off your day by exploring an ancient underground passage at Ardestie Earth House, where you can trace the remains of long-abandoned buildings.

Ardestie is a fantastic example of an earth house and remains in a great state despite being built in the first two centuries AD. Don’t miss seeing this fascinating historical attraction.

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Ardestie Earth House
An ancient underground passage with remains of abandoned buildings

Other things to do…

  • Crombie Country Park – discover scenic trails through the woodland, perfect for walking and cycling
  • Visit nearby Dundee to see the V&A Dundee, Discovery and Verdant Works, to name just a few of the attractions Dundee has to offer

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Crombie Country Park
Discover trails through the scenic woodland

Travel Information

Arbroath has excellent rail connections and is on the main Aberdeen to London line.

There is a regular bus service to Arbroath from around Angus and Dundee. Arbroath is also on the Stagecoach bus route from Aberdeen to London.

Situated on the A92, 17 miles north of Dundee, Arbroath is easy to drive to, with ample, signposted parking in the harbour area and at West Links Park.

There is a very popular cycle route between Arbroath and Dundee.