Address: Hospitalfield House, Westway, Arbroath, DD11 2NH

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How to get here

From Arbroath

On foot from Arbroath Train Station: Walk to the right up Keptie Road past Arbroath College and Keptie Pond. At the end of the road take a quick right then left onto Arbirlot Road and walk past the houses and a row of shops. At the end of the road turn left onto Westway and Hospitalfield’s driveway is the next on the left. This should take about 25 minutes.

By taxi from the town centre: There is a taxi pick up point at Arbroath Train Station and a taxi office just a little further up from the Train Station on the left hand side of the road. Alternatively (or if there are no taxis at the rank) call 01241 430430 or 01241 873107 or 01241 877777 to book one. It should cost about £5 and take 5 minutes.


Travelling to Arbroath

By train: The station is on the main line from Edinburgh and Glasgow up to Aberdeen, just over 15 minutes north of Dundee. There are several direct trains from London and Newcastle each day.

By bicycle: Arbroath is well served by cycle routes – more information can be found on the Sustrans website.

By bus: There are regular buses from Dundee (the 39 passes the end of our drive on Westway, as does the 73 although it is a longer route) and Aberdeen (X7 to Arbroath Bus Station or Elliot Bridge). Connecting buses to Edinburgh, Glasgow and elsewhere can be caught in Dundee.

By car: From the south, drive north on the A92 from Dundee when you get to the first roundabout after the welcome to Arbroath sign turn left on to the Westway. Hospitalfield is on your right about 200 yards up the hill.

From the north, from Aberdeen take the A90 and then on to the A92. Or the slightly longer route but very scenic along the east coast take the A93 and the B974. Our postcode for SatNav is DD11 2NH.

By air: There is a direct flight from London City Airport in to Dundee otherwise there are regular flights to Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen and travel from these cities is straight forward.


Hospitalfield House is a Victorian house over several floors with wide staircases and banisters in most cases. Some areas of the house, including the Music Room on the ground floor, are accessible by wheelchair.

Hospitalfield Gardens and Café is wheelchair accessible via a ramp into the Gardens and there are wide pathways throughout the Walled Gardens.

It is possible to access the ground floor level of the restored Fernery.

Hospitalfield would like to prepare with you for your visit and give any information which could help, so please do get in touch by emailing info@hospitalfield.org.uk or phoning 01241656124.

There is disabled parking available on site by the entrance to the Garden.