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Arbroath is a picture postcard harbour town with multicoloured cottages crowding the coastline and the aroma of smoked fish infusing the salty sea air. Arbroath has lots of green space, parks, sports grounds and a sports centre; as well as beautiful walks along the busy harbour, the long sandy beaches and views from the towering sandstone cliffs.

As you'd expect, your new build in Arbroath has access to good schools, lots of high street shops, supermarkets and GP surgeries. Pleasureland and Kerr's Miniature Railway provide small people's entertainment while the historic ruins of Arbroath Abbey, Signal Tower Museum and Hospitalfield Arts provide the culture. Buying a new home in Arbroath also means you're well connected with a railway station, and a coastal road stretching north to Aberdeen and south to Dundee. Living in Abroath is a great choice for new house buyers seeking all the practicalities and conveniences of modern life in a truly stunning setting.

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Living in Arbroath

Fantastic shopping with delicious local dishes

In Arbroth you’re spoilt for choice with shopping close to home. It has a huge range of supermarkets, an out of town retail park - and for more pleasurable purchases, the town centre itself is packed with high street fashion, jewellers, chemists and banks as well as cafes, restaurants and takeaways. Head to the harbour for Arbroath Smokies – a haddock caught locally, salted and smoked in the traditional 19th century method, unique to this area.

Enjoy glorious countryside from your new home

Your new home in Arbroath gives you golden beaches, rolling hills and glistening seascapes on your doorstep. You could take a short cycle to the nearby Arbroath Cliffs and Seaton Cliffs Nature Reserve offering views and great picnicing spots. Or, if you want to clip in and climb, the majestic peaks of the Cairngorms can be reached in less than a couple of hours.

Arbroath has a wealth of green space, parks and sports grounds within a short walk of your new build home. So, why not pull on your walking boots and explore Victoria Park stretching between the coast and the town or visit the red sandstone ruins of Arbroath Abbey. See the Signal Tower Museum for a delve into Arbroath's maritime past, or head to the Pleasureland Amusement Park for the ride of your life. 

Education near your new build

Your new home in Arbroath is spoilt for choice with primary schools. There’s the Hayshead Primary School offering nursery education as well as Ladyloan School and Muirfield Primary. There’s also a choice of two secondary schools, Arbroath High School and Arbroath Academy. Further education choices are Dundee and Angus College, the University of Dundee and the University of Aberdeen.

Easy travel by road, rail and air

Your new home in Arbroath is close to the A92 coastal road that connects Aberdeen (54 miles) to Dundee (17 miles) and onwards to the M90 with easy drives to Perth (38 miles) and the Forth Bridge towards Edinburgh (78 miles).

At the heart of the town, Arbroath railway station is very accessible from your new home and offers regular services to both Dundee (16 minutes) and Aberdeen (70 minutes). There are hourly services to Edinburgh (90 minutes) and Glasgow (2 hours). The last train to London King’s Cross (6.5 hours) departs at 15.50, though there are also sleeper trains that run in the late evening or early hours.

If you’d rather catch a flight, Dundee airport has three daily flights to London taking under two hours.

New build houses and new homes in Arbroath

Persimmon Homes has a number of new builds available in Arbroath and new homes in Angus, including new houses in Carnoustie and Dundee. To find out more about our available properties in your area, see our list of Persimmon developments below…