There are three routes to choose from - the Bronze Route, the Silver Route and the Gold Route. The Bronze Route is a short walk around historic Dundee (15 min walk), The Silver Route is a walk around Dudhope Park (30 min walk) and the Gold Route is a walk up the Law and back (60 mins walk).  Walk times are based on an average walking speed of 20 mins per mile.

These routes are suitable for people of all abilities.

 

From the junction of Beauly Crescent and Ambleside Avenue, walk along Beauly Crescent until you reach Forres Avenue on your right.  Walk down Forres Avenue until you get to the big roundabout on Gilburn Road. From here turn right and walk along Gilburn Road until you reach Ambleside Terrace.  Walk up and along Ambleside Avenue where you will return to the junction with Beauly Crescent.

Distance: ¾ mile
Approximate Time: 15 mins

Start on the corner of Balunie Avenue and Balbeggie Place.  Turn onto Balbeggie Place and then turn right onto Balerno Street.  Walk along Balerno Street and then turn left into Banchory Road.  When you reach the end of Banchory Road turn right into Aboyne Avenue.  Walk along and take the next road on your left.  Continue along Huntly Road until you reach a path going off your left.  Follow this path to the Arbroath Road.  Turn left and walk along the Arbroath Road, passing Monymusk Playing field and Claypotts Park.  Turn left onto Baldovie Road and then left again onto Balunie Avenue.  Walk back to the starting point.

Distance:  2.5 miles
Time:  50 minutes
Grade:  2

Start at any point on Dalmahoy Drive.  Walk down Dalmahoy Drive and at the end turn right.  You will see a path leading into the woods.  Walk along this path through the woods, with the Coupar Angus Road on your left.  You will reach a path that turns off to your right, there will also be an opening to cross the Coupar Angus Road on your left.  Take the path to the right and follow it straight up through Templeton Woods.  Keep following this track until you reach the end.  Turn to your right and follow the path past the water tower.  At the end of this path turn left and head up towards Clatto County Park, part of Dundee's water supply network.  When you reach the road, turn right and walk along until you get back to Dalmahoy Road.  Walk back down Dalmahoy Drive to the place you started from.

Distance:  2.7 miles
Time:  50 minutes
Grade:  3

Start on Rosemount Road and walk towards Downfield Golf Course.  Walk along Rosemount Road, following it as it changes to Dalmahoy Drive.  When you reach Birkdale Place turn right and continue along this road until you reach the end.  Turn right onto Macalpine Road and follow it down unitl you reach the junction with Rosemount Road. Turn right onto Rosemount Road and walk back to where you started.

Distance: 2.2 miles
Time: 40 mins
Grade: 2

Start outside Ardler Complex and turn to your left.  Walk along Turnberry Avenue until you reach Glenagnes Lane, there will be a small pond to your right.  Walk to the end of this road and turn left on to Glenagnes Road.  At the end of Glenagnes Road turn right onto Glenagnes Avenue.  Follow this road all the way round to Turnberry Avenue. You will see a large pond on your right.  Turn left and walk back to Ardler Complex along Turnberry Avenue.

Distance:  1.2 miles
Time:  20 minutes
Grade: 1

From the junction of Gilburn Road and Derwent Avenue, keeping Asda to your left, walk along Gilburn Road until you get to the footpath on your left that runs up between the petrol station and house number 37.  Follow this path to the start of Coniston Terrace and cross over on to Kendal Avenue.  Walk up Kendal Avenue past the grassy areas to your left and right, until you reach Keswick Terrace.  Turn left along Keswick Terrace then turn left past the bus stop and on to Derwent Avenue.  Carry on down Derwent Avenue until again you reach the junction with Gilburn Road.

Distance:  ½ mile
Time:  Approximately 10 minutes

A level path goes around the edge of Clatto reservoir and smaller paths extend into Baldragon Woods and Clatto Moor (which has been planted with trees). Admiral Duncan wood has had trees planted to connect Clatto plantations to Templeton Woods to give wildlife such as red squirrels more habitat.

The water is home to many ducks and diving birds, with many fish living in the very deep water. Facilities at Clatto include a watersports centre, children's play areas, picnic and barbecue site.  The park offers recreational activities, such as watersports, that can be organised through Ancrum Outdoor Centre.

Easy Walk: walks for anyone who does not have a mobility difficulty, a specific health problem or is seriously unfit. Comfortable shoes or trainers can be worn.

Start on City Road opposite Saggar Street.  Walk down City Road until you reach Scott Street.  Turn right onto Scott Street and then take the next left onto Glenagnes Road.  Turn right onto Logie Avenue and walk to the end of the street.  In front of your a path winds up to a viewpointt.  Take this path up to Balgay Road.  Cross over Balgay Road and turn right.  Take the path opposite and on your left into the park.  Follow this up to where several paths intersect and take the right hand path.  Follow this path keeping left, follow this round to the observatory.

After looking at the observatory, turn to your left towards the bollards.  Walk back down the road and turn to your left.  Take the eighth path on your right just after another set of bollards and follow it back down the hill.  At the bottom, turn right and walk back to another entrance to Balgay Park (beside Lochee Park).  Turn right and follow the path round the other side of the viewpoint.

When you reach the junction of paths (where you originally turned off for the observatory) turn left and continue on the trodden earth path back down to Saggar Street.  Walk back along Saggar Street to City Road.

Distance:  2 miles
Time:  1 hour
Grade:  2

Start on city Road opposite Saggar Street.  Walk down City Road until you reach Scott Street.  turn right onto Scott Street and then take the next left onto glenagnes Road.  Turn right onto Logie Avenue and walk to the end of the street.  In front of your a path winds up to a viewpoint.  Take this path up to Balgay Road.  Cross over Balgay Road and turn right.  Take the path on the left into the park.  Walk up to the second path on your right.  Take this path up the hill.  After the steps going down to your right, you will see a second set of steps going up to the right, beside a lamppost.  Take these steps and you will have an excellent view out across Dundee.  Continue on the trodden earth path back down to Saggar Street.  Walk back along Saggar Street to City Road.

Distance:  1.1 miles
Time:  25 minutes
Grade:  2

Start in East Balgillo Road.  Follow the pedestrian / cycle way east beside Balgillo Road.  Beyond the houses on the left (north), cut across the grass to the path which follows the edge of the bank above the burn.  At the dual carriageway, swing left to join the pedestrian / cycle way beside it.  At the Balgillo roundabout, turn left, into East Balgillo Road.

Distance:  2 miles
Time:  50 minutes
Grade:  3

Start in North Balmossie Street, at the end of Inchkeith Avenue.  Go north, down North Balmossie Street, and turn right, into Wyvis road.  Cross the bridge, and swing right, onto the footpath with the 'dead end' sign.  At the junction, turn left and, at the roundabout, turn right, alongside the dual carriageway.  (To avoid that stretch, take Lawers Drive, which also goes through).  At the next roundabout, turn right, into West Grange Road.  Opposite Colin Gibson Drive, turn right, onto a tarred footpath.  Go straight ahead at the path junction, and over the viaduct.  Continue straight ahead at the path junction, and cross the paved road and the tarred road.  This is North Balmossie Street:  follow it up, swinging right at the T-junction.  (To avoid the last stretch of path, which can be muddy, turn right, up the tarred road, which is Inchkeith Avenue, leading back to the start).

Distance:  1.5 miles
Time:  45 minutes
Grade:  2

Start outside the library on Balmoral Avenue.  Turn to your right and walk to Balunie Avenue.  Turn right onto Ballindean Road and walk along it until you reach Balunie Drive.  Turn right onto Balunie Drive and walk back to Balmoral Avenue.  Finish when you get back to the library.

Distance:  1.3 miles
Time:  25 minutes
Grade:  1

Start on the corner of Hilltown and Hill Street and walk along Hill Street to the base of the Law.  Turn left and follow the Law Road.  Take the turn-off to your left and continue to follow this path round the base of the Law, until you return to Law Road.  Turn left and retrace your steps along Hill Street.

Distance:  1.5 miles
Time:  30 minutes
Grade:  2
 

You can start this walk from any of the park's entrances.  Follow the path around the perimeter of the park.

Distance:  1.1 miles
Time:  20 minutes
Grade:  1

The Bronze Route is a short walk around Magdalen Yard Green, the Silver Route is a walk by the estuary and football grounds and the Gold Route is a walk to Dundee Botanic Gardens.

Start on Baldovan Road and walk straight up it, away from the roundabout, towards Strathmartine Hospital.  Walk on through the village of Bridgefoot, then back north to join up again with Strathmartine Road.

Distance: 2.25 miles
Time: 1 hour 15 mins
Grade: 2

There are three routes to choose from: the Bronze Route is a short walk around the park, the Silver Route is a walk around the town and the Gold route is a walk along the esplanade and back.

Start opposite Broughty Ferry Library on Queen Street.  Walk along Queen Street and take the next road on your left and walk down Fort Street.  At the end of Fort Street turn left and walk along Fisher Street and Beach Crescent, past the waterfrong and towards the harbour.  When you reach the Harbour turn left up St Vincent Street.  Walk up St Vincent Street, cross under the railway line, and then turn left onto Queen Street.  Walk back to Broughty Ferry Library.

Distance:  1 mile
Time:  25 minutes
Grade:  1

Situated just 3 miles from Dundee city centre, off Kingsway West (A90), Camperdown Country Park is the largest public park in Dundee.  With the stunning neo-classical Camperdown House as its centre-piece, the park covers an area of over 400 acres, and is home to no fewer than 190 species of trees. One of the most popular parks in Dundee, among locals and visitors alike, Camperdown is open all year round and offers a fantastic range of activities and events.

A disabled access guide is available for this park which can be viewed on the Disabledgo website.

From Charleston Community Centre, turn left on to Craigowan Road, following it to the end at South Road.  Turn right to cross South road at the pedestrian crossing.  Make your way along the shared use path to cross Arran Drive.  Drop down to South road, crossing at the island, and turn in to Craigard Road to return to the Community Centre.

Distance:  1¼ miles
Time:  30 minutes
Grade:  2

Starting at City Square, walk up to the end of Reform Street and turn left.  Cross over the road at the pedestrian crossing and walk along Meadowside to Constitution Road on your right.  Turn up Constitution Road and walk up past the University Library.  After the library follow the path around to left and you will find an underpass that allows you to continue up Constitution Road at the other side.  The next road on your left is Barrack Road; follow this round to Dudhope Park.  You can walk through Dudhope Park to the exit on to Dudhope Terrace.  Walk along Dudhope Terrace, crossing Barrack Road and continuing until you reach the top of Constitution Road.  turnright onto Constitution Road.  If you cross over to the left-hand side of the road you can walk down Union Street, Prospect Place and Laurel Bank, before continuing back down Constitution Road underpass, and follow the path round behind the car park and left towards West Bell Street.  Turn right onto West Bell Street and then talke the next left.  Follow this road down, and turn left onto Bank Street.  Walk along Bank Street until you reach Reform Street and finally City Square.

Distance:  1.9 miles
Time: 40 minutes
Grade: 3

Start at City Square and walk along the Nethergate until you reach St Mary's Church and the Old Steeple.  Walk around the back of the church and follow the path round to Market Cross.  Cross over the road at the pedestrian crossing and turn left.  Turn left again down Union Street to Whitehall Crescent.  Turn left onto the Couttie's Wynd, the lane just after Union Street, and walk to the end.  Turn right onto Nethergate and walk and take the close on your right after Whitehall Street.  This is known as Harry Ogilvie's Close and emerges on Crichton Street.  Turn right here and continue back up Crichton Street to City Square.

Distance:  .7 miles
Time:  20 minutes
Grade:  1

Starting at the Community Centre, walk left up Derwent Avenue then turn left along Kirkton Crescent until you reach the junction with Kirkton Avenue.  Turn up Kirkton Avenue then left along Haldane Terrace until you reach Haldane Avenue. Turn left down Haldane Avenue, and walk along the front of the shops and on to Haldane Crescent.  Take a left on Haldane Crescent until you reach Kirkton Crescent, and follow the crescent around to your right until you return to the community centre.

Distance: ¾ mile
Approximate time: 15 mins

Start on the Arbroath road at the top gate to the College.  Turn right into Arbroath Road and walk towards Dawson Park.  Cross over Fairfield Road and enter Dawson Park.  Walk along the top of the park until you come to the path which runs through the middle of the park.  Turn right on to this path and follow it down to Strathern Road.  Turn right into Strathern Road and then take a right into Fairfield Road.  Walk back up to the Arbroath Road and turn left.  Walk back to the north entrance to the College.

Distance:  1.5 miles
Time:  30 minutes
Grade:  2