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Arbroath Harbour

Arbroath Harbour

Arbroath Harbour is located at 56° 33' N, 2° 35' W. The Port is presently used by inshore fishing boats; commercial vessels offering day trips to anglers and sightseers, and small leidure craft including yachts.

Long term berths are available on either an annual or part-of-year basis. However, all commercial vessel operators regardless of type, and visiting yachts, are actively encouraged to make use of the harbour and available support services on a short term basis.

The inner harbour has 59 floating pontoons berths with security entrance which are serviced with electricity and fresh water to accommodate all types of leisure craft. Half height dock gates with walkway are located between the inner and outer harbours, which open and close at half tide, maintaining a minimum of 2.5m of water in the inner harbour. The opening & closing times of the dock gates can be found at the following link.

Other facilities at the harbour include free parking, toilets and showers, a crew room, laundry facilities, fueling facilities and a boat builders' yard.

A mechanical patent slipway is available, which can pull vessels of up to 100 feet (30.4m) and maximum weight of 120 tonnes from the water - daily charges apply for the use of this facility. There is also a Wise boat hoist which can lift vessels in and out of the water upto a limit of 25 tonnes. Charges also apply for this facility.

The town of Arbroath offers a variety of social and sporting amenities to visiting crews and a number of quality pubs, restaurants, the famous twelfth century Abbey and Signal Tower Museum are located close to the harbour. Railway and bus stations are only 1km from the harbour with direct north and south connections.

Contact Details

Arbroath Harbour,
Ladybridge Street,
Arbroath, Angus
DD11 1PD

T:01241 872166


Other services


Shore power

Boat hoist


Fuel berth

Repair facilities

Restaurant/pub on site

Tidally constrained

Useful Information

No of pontoon berths
No of visitor berths
Maximum length (m)
Maximum draught (m)
Boat capacity (T)
120T (Slipway) ; 25T (Boat Hoist)
VHF channel
Nearest airport