Cycle Route 06 – Circuit through Rural Angus

Route Description

A ride from the historical town of Arbroath through rural Angus.

From Arbroath Harbour, turn right onto the A92 and continue for 1.5km/1m. At the roundabout, turn left onto the A933 to Brechin and continue for 1.5km/1m. At the traffic lights, turn left then take an immediate right at the cemetery. Turn right after 0.5km/0.3m and after 2.5km/1.5m, turn left at the sign for Letham/Forfar.

After 3km/2m, turn right at the sign for Grange of Conon and follow the road to Colliston for 3.5km/2m. Turn left at the T junction onto the A933 to Brechin.

After 3km/2m, at the crossroads turn right to Leysmill and continue for 3.5k/2m. At the crossroads, turn right to Arbroath. Continue for 1km/0.5m.

Turn right to Colliston. After 1.5km/1m, turn left at the sign to Peebles. Continue for 3km/2m and go straight on to St Vigeans. After 3k/2m, return to Arbroath Harbour via the cycle track.

Points of interest on this route include Arbroath Abbey, Colliston Castle and St Vigeans Church and sculptured stones.

OS Map

54 (Dundee & Montrose)

Starting Point

Arbroath Harbour

Trail Type

Cycling

Length

27.5km/17miles

Grade

Easy

Approximate Time

3-4 hours

Route Map

Cycle Route 06 - Circuit through Rural Angus