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The BIG Smokie

Walking Tour

The BIG Smokie tour takes you on a fun walking adventure from Arbroath to Auchmithie; The home of the Smokie. Here we will enjoy a hearty traditional Scottish meal together.

We will see some stunning scenery such as 'The Needle's eye', 'Dickmont's Den' and 'The Deils heid'.

We will explore 3 large caves, lookout for dolphins and seabirds, learn how the tides and swell works, Enjoy locally roasted coffee at our favourite picnic spot, watch videos of local cliff jumpers, hear tales from our infamous smuggling days and learn about Arbroath's unique geology.


⏱️Time - 5.5hrs (4hrs walking, 1.5hrs meal)

📏Distance - 4 miles

💪General fitness and good mobility is essential

👯🏻People per tour - 8 people max

👦🏻Age - Minimum age 10

⚠️1 parent/guardian per under 18 (Extra waiver form to sign)

⚠️Slippy rocks, steep edges and uneven ground mean that good mobility is essential. Please only book onto this tour if you have good mobility⚠️


- You must be able to comfortably walk 4 miles at a reasonable pace

- You must be able to walk up 10 flights of stairs and walk along a rocky beach unaided

- You must be able to walk along slippy rocks covered in seaweed

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This tour has some physical requirements due to the danger of the area.
There are steep cliffs and slippy rocks.

You must -

  • Be confident on your feet and have good mobility

  • Have general fitness

  • Not afraid of heights

The cliffs can be a dangerous environment and this tour is not suitable if you are not confident on your feet or have any issues with walking. There is a chance of slipping which could lead to injuries, broken bones etc...

-The total walk distance is roughly 4 miles on a walking path.

-There are 2 sections where we walk down a steep rocky cliff path

-There are 2 sections where we walk along a rocky beach

⚠️UNDER 18's⚠️

Parents are fully responsible for under 18s. Our guides will of course look after you but please make sure you pay extra attention to your child to ensure your child's safety.

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