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Lower Largo is the birthplace of Alexander Selkirk, the inspiration for Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe. From the Temple car park (a reference to the Knights Templar), the route follows the...

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Walking

This stunning east-facing beach is backed by sand dunes and framed by low cliffs to the north and south. From its northern end at Boddin Point, located about three miles south of Montrose, Lunan...

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Beach, Walking

Lundie Craig is a prominent summit in the Sidlaw Hills, with a steep escarpment and a transmitter mast that make it easily identifiable when seen from afar. It is a great viewpoint and the ascent...

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Woodland, Walking

With fine view across Strathearn and towards Ben Chonzie, situated within an exceptionally picturesque landscape, MacRosty Park has been an attraction for over 100 years. Named after its...

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Woodland, Walking

Start outside the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art on Perth Road.  Cross over the road and walk down Roseangle, which is the street on your right-hand side.  At the bottom of this street turn...

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Walks in Dundee, Walking

Magdalen Green has the distinction of being Dundee's oldest city park having been in use for some 400 years and has long been used for both meeting and recreational purposes. The bandstand built...

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Walking

This is a pleasant woodland walk with occasional views over the countryside and out towards St Andrews. The surface of the path is compacted stone with loose stones and in some sections the stones...

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Woodland, Walking

From the Dundee International Sports Centre (DISC) go up to Clepington Road, and cross carefully.  Continue along Mains Loan towards Caird Park.  Cross over the road to walk around the open green...

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Walks in Dundee, Walking

The Maspie Den paths were laid out as a showplace of the Falkland Estate in the nineteenth century. Restored today they provide an excellent walk with some fascinating features.

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Waterfalls, Wildlife, Woodland, Walking

There are three routes to follow:  the Bronze Route is a short walk around historic Dundee, the Silver Route is a walk around Dudhope Park and the Gold Route is a walk with views of the Law.

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Walks in Dundee, Walking

The trees were planted in 1745 and are now officially recognised in the Guinness Book of Records as the highest hedge in the world.  Legend has it that following the death of her husband Robert...

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Woodland

Middleden Forest lies in the heart of Kirkcaldy - opposite Kirkcaldy High School.   The trails have been buit by a partnership of Fife Coast and Countryside Trust and Middleden MTB club.  Green,...

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Cycling and Mountain Biking

The young trees in the fields near Braeview Academy and the Vale of Duntrune are part of Middleton Wood, Dundee's Community Woodland. Tree-planting started in 1993. Many of the young saplings will...

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Wildlife, Woodland, Walking

Start outside the Post Office on Brantwood Avenue.  Walk up Brantwood Avenue and at the end cross over Harefield Road.  Walk to the end of Johnston Avenue and turn left onto Clepington Road.  Turn...

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Walks in Dundee, Walking

Straddling the watershed between Glen Shee and Glen Isla, Monamenach is a heathery lump of a hill. That said, however, the ascent is fairly steep, calling for a strenuous start to the route,...

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Wildlife, Walking

This excellent circular walk explores Moncreiffe Hill, a beautiful woodland managed by the Woodland Trust, as well as visiting the summit with its grand views over Perth, the Ochils and Fife.

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Woodland, Walking

In days of old, crossing from Glen Isla to Braemar was no easy task. The drovers and travelling merchants faced an impenetrable lump in the shape of Glas Maol and its neighbouring peaks, Creag...

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Wildlife, Walking

A wide flat beach, with lots of cockle shells, its shoreline has been protected from further erosion by a barrier of heavy rocks. Behind this is the excellent Blue Seaway adventure play area. From...

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Beach, Wildlife, Walking

Four routes to choose from:  Dighty, Farmland Walks, Coastal Path and A92 Cycle Route.
 

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Beach, Cycling and Mountain Biking, Woodland, Walking

Monifieth - the route runs right along the estuary until you get to the Broughty Ferry Esplanade

Broughty Ferry - the route again takes you along the river edge, past the Royal Tay Yacht...

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Cycling and Mountain Biking

Developed around two former reservoirs, Monikie Country Park boasts beautiful woodland and parkland with a variety of things to see and do.  Monikie Country Park’s many attractions include guided...

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Wildlife, Woodland, Walking

Deep in the heart of Angus lies an extensive swathe of forest which is home to all manner of wildlife including the elusive capercaillie. Montreathmont Forest and the adjoining Montreathmont Moor...

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Cycling and Mountain Biking, Wildlife, Woodland, Walking

Montrose Basin is positively teeming with bird life. The 750 hectare enclosed estuary of the River South Esk provides a rich feeding ground for thousands of resident and migrant birds and has been...

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Wildlife, Walking

Montrose is blessed with a quite magnificent and vast sandy beach. This circular walk heads along the length of the beach before returning via an inland route, visiting the fine North Water...

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Beach, Cycling and Mountain Biking, Wildlife, Walking

There are four paths to follow:  Ferryden to Scurdie Ness Lighthouse, Hillside, Craig Braes and the North Water Viaduct.  The paths are an excellent way to explore the varied coastal landscape...

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Walking

From Tentsmuir car park, follow the pinecone waymarkers along the forest track leading west, signposted to Morton Lochs. You will reach the edge of the forest, at Junction 7. Continue to follow...

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Gardens/flowers, Wildlife, Woodland, Walking

Mount Battock, above Glen Esk, is the country's most easterly Corbett. For fairly fit hillwalkers, it's an easy climb at any time of the year. On our first visit, in January, we experienced a...

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Wildlife, Walking

Sitting on the dividing line between Angus and Perthshire, Mount Blair is a perfect hill for a summer evening stravaig, or a short winter walk. At 744 metres in height, it is often overlooked by...

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Wildlife, Woodland, Walking

People in Dundee have a new reason to get on their bikes. The Templeton Woods trail winds its way through an underused plantation providing a range of challenges to help riders learn mountain bike...

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Cycling and Mountain Biking, Wildlife, Woodland, Walking

There are three routes to choose from: the Bronze Route is a short walk to the shore and back along the nature trail, the Silver Route is a walk along the nature trail to Wormit and back along the...

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Walking

Start at the Ninewells end of Charleston Drive.  Walk up Charleston Drive and turn left onto Spey Drive.  Walk along Spey Drive until you get to the turn off on your right for Deveron Terrace. ...

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Walks in Dundee, Walking

This is a short section of trail that makes up the Arboretum Walks. The walk is accessed by starting at the car park beside the A & E department and following the main trail. The path is wide...

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Woodland, Walks in Dundee, Walking

There are three routes to choose from: the Bronze Route is a short walk to Ninewells Arboretum and Community Garden, the Silver Route is a walk round Gowrie Park and the Gold Route is a walk...

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Walks in Dundee, Walking

From Ninewells Hospital reception, follow the tree signs to the start of the walk.  On exiting the rear of the hospital turn right and keep the hospital to your right.  Make your way through the...

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Walks in Dundee, Walking

The North Inch extends to an area of approximately 54 hectares and lies between the River Tay, the  Bells Sports Centre and residential areas.  To the north of the Bells Sports Centre is The Black...

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Walking

The path starts at the 1816 Waterloo monument, in the shape of Napoleon’s hat, and leads to Carlingnose Point nature reserve which conserves calcareous grassland habitat with a rich variety of...

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Walking