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The Ben Earb ridge stretches north west from the Spittal of Glenshee and offers a fine upland walk with stunning views east and west.

The climb up on to Ben Earb is hard work if you're...

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Wildlife, Walking

Ben Gulabin will be a familiar landmark to anyone who has travelled north from Blairgowrie to Braemar. It stands proud above the Spittal of Glenshee, a well established travellers' rest stop which...

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Wildlife, Walking

Set amongst spectacular scenery, Ben Lawers is Perthshire’s highest mountain with views from the Atlantic to the North Sea. As a National Nature Reserve, it is one of the top places in the UK for...

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Wildlife, Woodland, Walking

Rising to 2758 feet (841m) high, Ben Vrackie is often overlooked by hillwalkers heading for higher peaks. But the route to the top offers a taste of all that is best in the great outdoors -...

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Wildlife, Woodland, Walking

The valley in which the Birks lies was shaped during the ice age, with the river Tay running through its centre. It contains one of the tributaries of the Tay – the Moness Burn – and the site has...

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Waterfalls, Wildlife, Woodland, Walking

A low craggy peak to the south of Dunkeld, Birnam Hill was made famous by William Shakespeare's Scottish play, Macbeth. More recently, the area attracted the author Beatrix Potter, who spent many...

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Wildlife, Woodland, Walking

This is a very pleasant walk around the Birnie Loch. There are only a couple of short gradients along the path the worst being 10% (1:10) for 2m. The path is narrow (600mm) in places.There is a...

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Woodland, Walking

Varied walk starting from the town centre, passing through woodland to view Black Spout waterfall and Edradour Distillery. From the higher section of the walk good views over the River Tummel and...

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Waterfalls, Wildlife, Woodland, Walking

The Glen Trail starts at the Blairadam car park and follows forest trails and paths which in some places are covered by loose stones or are a little muddy after wet weather. The trail drops fairly...

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Woodland, Walking

The Blairenbathie Trail is pleasant woodland walk just under 4Km (2.5 miles) long. There is a steady climb of 60m or so over 1500m in the middle part of the trail, with a number of short stretches...

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Woodland, Walking

The remnants of an ancient pinewood have been conserved and a replanting programme has restored it to its former glory. Three waymarked walks offer stunning views to the surrounding countryside....

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Wildlife, Woodland, Walking

Enjoy a 2.5 mile/4km circular walking trail on the outskirts of Markinch. Most of the trail is outwith the village and free from traffic noise. It’s very peaceful and contains some beautiful views...

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Wildlife, Woodland, Walking

There are three routes to choose from: the Bronze Route is a short walk to the cathedral, the Silver Route is a walk through Brechin Cemetery and past Glebe Park and the Gold Route is a walk along...

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Walking

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.

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Wildlife, Walks in Dundee, Walking

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...

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Walks in Dundee, Walking

Broughty Ferry has a fantastic sandy resort award winning beach. In the summer thousands of people come to build sand castles and paddle in the water. In the winter the beach becomes a haven for...

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Wildlife, Walking

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.

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Wildlife, Walks in Dundee, Walking

Scotland was pushed into the Earth under a mass of ice, in some places more than one mile thick.  Seas inundated previously dry land and formed new beaches as the ice melted, allowing the land to...

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Wildlife, Walking

This is an easy route with 90% on cycle paths, that are suitable for both Road and Mountain cycles. There are also some very short hill sections.

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Cycling and Mountain Biking

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...

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Walks in Dundee, Walking

The site of an Iron Age Hill Fort at Menmuir in central Angus, the Brown Caterthun forms a complex earthwork of enclosures and ramparts over 4 miles (6 km) north-west of Brechin.

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Walking

In late autumn, Buchanty Spout is filled with wild salmon as they fight there way up stream through the raging torrents. Please be advised that there is no formal path or viewing area, so please...

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Waterfalls, Wildlife, Woodland, Walking

There are three routes to choose from: the Bronze Route is a short but challenging route with breathtaking views of the Forth, the Silver Route is a circular walk from Viewforth Playpark through...

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Walking

A headland on the North Sea coast of Angus, Buddon Ness forms the south easternmost extremity of Barry Links at the mouth of the Tay estuary to the south of Carnoustie and east of Broughty Ferry...

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Cycling and Mountain Biking, Walking

The south side of Brechin is bounded by the River South Esk, which once provided power for the town mills.  Initially following then riverside from Brechin Bridge, this circuit links a number of...

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Cycling and Mountain Biking, Walking

There are three routes to choose from: the Bronze Route is a short easy stroll by the park and promenade, the Silver Routes is a walk along the seafront with excellent views across the Firth of...

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Walking

Donated by Sir James Caird, one of Dundee's local benefactors, the park includes Mains Castle and Den o' Mains. Mains Castle was renovated in the 1980's through a government scheme for the...

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Wildlife, Woodland, Walking

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...

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Picnic Area, Wildlife, Woodland, Walks in Dundee, Walking

From the car park, go down the South Drive from the entrance to the Wildlife Centre, and turn right at the bottom, following the blue waymarks.  This track follows the inside of the perimeter wall...

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Cycling and Mountain Biking, Wildlife, Woodland

Everyone who has driven from Blairgowrie to Braemar through Glenshee will be familiar with Glas Maol's western face but undoubtedly far fewer will have enjoyed a glimpse of the mountain's eastern...

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Walking

Just to the east of the famous golf course are the broad sands of Carnoustie Beach. The shore here has been protected from erosion by a barrier of heavy rocks. Steps and a slipway for the local...

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Beach, Wildlife, Walking

Follow the coast from Carnoustie and then skirt round the famous golf course to visit a wildlife pond and return on the shared cycleway passing golf clubs and the large Oxford Hotel on this almost...

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Walking

The Esplande runs along the top of the beach passed sand dunes and sand martin nests to Broughty Castle and Castle Green play park. The play park won a Nancy Ovens award in 2008, with its new...

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Beach

The White and Brown Caterthuns are two massive iron age hill-forts on two neighbouring low hilltops on the fringe of the Angus glens. They can both be visited by short walks from a layby on a road...

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Walking

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...

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Walks in Dundee, Walking

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...

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Walks in Dundee, Walking