Cycle Route 11 – Arbroath Harbour to Barry Circuit

Route Description

Starting at Arbroath Harbour car park, follow the shared use path (NCN1) southwest for 1.5 miles/ 2.3km towards West Links. Turn right and pass the West Links play park, staying on the shared use path for 3 miles/4.8km, over a wooden bridge and continue on path. Please be aware of potential flooding on this path.

Continue southwest over a narrow bridge to Easthaven beach. Continue under the railway bridge and cross the road onto shared use path on west side of the carriageway and carry on for 1.5 miles/ 2.4km to Arbroath Road. At East Row junction cross over railway and follow Long Row, Norries Road into Tayside Street.

Continue following signs passing Carnoustie Golf Hotel and golf courses towards Barry Buddon. After 2.2 miles/3.5km on reaching gate turn right on to Station Road and cross railway at crossing Barry Links Station towards Barry (option to continue on path on to Monifieth and subsequently Dundee).

Continue north to A930 junction, turn right and then after ¼ mile/400m, turn left at roundabout. Continue to follow road past Barry Church and at junction with Mill Road turn right and continue uphill towards Barry Mill. After 1 mile/1.6km at T junction turn right. Use shared use path adjacent to A92 to return north east towards Arbroath via Muirdrum and Elliot. Pass Westway retail park and continue on shared use path back to West Links and Arbroath Harbour.

Points of interest on this route include Arbroath Harbour, Signal Tower Museum, West Links, Easthaven Beach, Carnoustie Championship and Barry Mill.

OS Map

54 (Dundee & Montrose)

Starting Point

Arbroath Harbour

Trail Type






Approximate Time

2 hours

Route Map

Cycle Route 11 - Arbroath to Barry