If you are local to Arbroath, please take the circular buses to the bus station and then walk to Victoria Park or if you are close by, leave the car at home and walk to the event – All access points to the park are open with pedestrian access from Hill Street, Ponderlaw (via Springfield Park) Harry Farmer Court and the path down the side of the Cliffburn Hotel. Please note that the road from Cliffburn Road down to King’s Drive that passes under tho footbridge is closed off untll 15:30 to pedestrians. This is due to exclusion zones that are required for Army explosives as part of the capability display and the Helicopter Landing Site for the Red Arrows Announcer to land. For safety reasons you will not be permitted to pass the top of road where the control point is.
If you are local to Arbroath and must drive then please use the park and ride system. Head towards Gayfield and you will be directed in to a car park by one of our parking attendants. There are a number of Temporary Traffic Restriction Orders in place to keep traffic moving freely which will displace a number of local residents vehicles in to neighbouring streets so you will find it difficult to park outside of a park and ride car park.
Travelling by bus?
If you are coming by bus, Stagecoach Strathtay are increasing their bus passenger capacity by scheduling double decker buses on to every route that terminates in Arbroath.
The bus numbers you need are :-
X7 – Aberdeen to Perth stopping in Arbroath
39 – Dundee to Arbroath
73 – Dundee to Arbroath
30 – Edzell to Arbroath
27 – Kirriemuir to Arbroath
For all bus timetables – click this link
Travelling by Train?
If you are coming by train, Scotrail run services that stop in Arbroath all trains that run between Aberdeen and Glasgow / Edinburgh
For all train timetables – click this link
Arbroath’s bus and train stations are side by side and within 10 minutes walk of the Arbroath’s Festival of Heroes site at Victoria Park.
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