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Start at the entrance to Balgay Park beside Lochee Park.  Turn to your left and walk up along the road.  When the road turns off to the right, follow it.  At the crossroads take the road to your...

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Walks in Dundee, Walking

There are three routes to choose from:  the Bronze Route is a short walk taking in the abbey and tower ruins, the Silver Route is a slightly longer route to Pitterncrieff park and the Gold Route...

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Walking

Start outside Lochee Library.  Cross over the High Street and walk towards the Coupar Angus Road.  Walk under the Coupar Angus road using the underpass.  Turn to your right and follow the path. ...

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Walks in Dundee, Walking

Based near the shore of the Tay, Orchar Park is a mid-sized public park complete with sports facilities. The park has a seven-a-side grass football pitch (also suitable for hockey), bowling green...

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Wildlife, Woodland, Walking

Start at City Square and walk towards the Overgate Centre.  Walk through the Centre taking the first exit on the right hand side.  Once outside the centre walk straight ahead up Barrack Street...

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Walks in Dundee, Walking

There are three routes to choose from: the Bronze Route is a short but pleasant breath of fresh air, the Silver Route is a slightly longer walk along a short stretch of the River Tay and the Gold...

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Walking

Discover the Pitlochry Paths network which covers more than 41 miles of paths, tracks and quiet roads and links Pitlochry with the settlements of Killiecrankie, Moulin and Strathtay.  Intended as...

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Wildlife, Woodland, Walking

If you're looking for a walk that offers a real contrast between rough upland terrain and more civilised lowland slopes, this route from Pitlochry offers the complete package. The outward leg...

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Wildlife, Woodland, Walking

There are three routes to choose from:  the Bronze Route is a short walk around the recreation ground, the Silver Route is a walk around Pitcorthie and the Gold Route is a circular walk through...

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Walking

The walk begins in the car park off Pittencrieff Street (A907). Exit onto the ramp leading into Pittencrieff Park.There are numerous seats all long the walk. The surface is tarmac throughout....

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Woodland, Walking

Porters Trot
Starting at Jessie Porter Nursery, turn along Gilburn Road towards Caird Park.  At the big roundabout turn left along Forres Avenue until you reach Beauly...

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Walks in Dundee, Walking

A walk along the shore of the Firth of Forth to the historic industrial site of Preston Island. There is only one short gradient of about 10% for 50m or so. The path is wide enough for two people...

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Woodland, Walking

Start on the Esplanade, at the bottom of Panmure Street.  Go up Panmure Street.  Just after going under the railway, turn right, into Orchar Park.  At the path junction, choose your route round...

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Walks in Dundee, Walking

Natural attractions include a wide range of trees and shrubs, along with carpets of grass, ferns and wild flowers in season. Many wild flowers and different species of trees and shrubs line the...

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Wildlife, Woodland, Walking

Queen's View lies at the heart of Highland Perthshire, and it's the area's most popular visitor attraction. Just one look is enough to tell you why. When Queen Victoria visited in 1866, she...

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Wildlife, Woodland, Walking

A fairly easy walk in good weather, leading to the wilder Glen Mark at the head of Glen Esk. Visit the ornamental well erected to commemorate a visit by Queen Victoria and return down the glen or...

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Walking

This trail runs down the coastal slope from Ravenscraig Park to the historic Dysart Harbour. There are car parks at both ends of the trail and a cafe at the Harbourmasters House at Dysart Harbour....

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Woodland, Walking

The Reekie Linn is the most impressive waterfall in the region, its great power making it an awesome sight especially in spate. The very short walk to it is very pleasant through deciduous...

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Waterfalls, Wildlife, Woodland, Walking

From Panmure Street, turn right after the railway bridge into Orchar Park to cross Monifieth Road via the traffic island.  Cycle up Reres Road, bearing right and enter Reres Hill Park at the gap...

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Cycling and Mountain Biking

A lovely wooded glen with specimen trees leads to the path alongside the River Esk. Woodland and open countryside lead to the small settlement of Dykehead from where the road is followed back.

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Wildlife, Woodland, Walking

The ever-changing nature of the River North Esk provides the focus for this wonderfully scenic woodland stroll from Edzell, taking in the aptly named Shakkin' Brig on the edge of the Angus village...

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Walking

Relax by the River Tay on this delightful walk along peaceful waterside paths lined with mature leafy deciduous trees and carpets of wildflowers. The route starts in the charming Perthshire...

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Gardens/flowers, Wildlife, Woodland, Walking

The Nature Park enjoys an important location on the Tay Estuary.  The water quality of the Firth of Tay is one of the best in Europe for a major estuary.  The estuary has many important natural...

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Wildlife, Walking

A very short 250m level, surfaced path to seated viewpoint of the river alongside a field near the Stuart Crystal Visitor Centre.  There is a car park with many spaces at the Stuart &...

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Woodland, Walking

From the junciton of Helmsdale Place and Harestane Road, turn down Harestane road - with the trees and the burn on your left - until you reach the sharp bend in the road at the junction with Old...

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Walks in Dundee, Walking

Follow the river North Esk upstream as it squeezes through an impressive gorge and enjoy woodland paths and a minor road through pleasant countryside to complete the circuit from picturesque...

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Wildlife, Woodland, Walking

There are three routes to choose from: the Bronze Route is a short walk round the Rose Gardens, the Silver Route is a walk through Balgay Cemetery and the Gold Route is a walk through Victoria...

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Walks in Dundee, Walking

Rumbling Bridge gorge is a dramatic box canyon in seemingly otherwise gentle countryside. This short figure-of-eight walk gives exciting glimpses of its rock walls and waterfalls.

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Waterfalls, Wildlife, Woodland, Walking

Start at Broughty Castle.  Walk through the lane and along by the sandy beach.  When the road swings left, follow the path through the grass above the shore and follow The Esplanade.  The '...

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Walks in Dundee, Walking

Explore the varied coastal scenery north of Arbroath on this excellent walk atop the sandstone cliffs. The walk could be shortened by taking a bus back to Arbroath from Auchmithie.  Good coastal...

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Beach, Wildlife, Walking

From the Community Centre entrance, turn right and walk up the slope right round Kirkton Crescent until you reach Derwent Avenue.  From here, turn right and go down Derwent Avenue until you get...

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Walks in Dundee, Walking

You can start this route anywhere in or around Dundee and once you do just make your way to Invergowrie, I followed the Dundee city green circle cycle path from my home in sidlaw court Dundee to...

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Cycling and Mountain Biking

The Sidlaws have long been a favourite stomping ground for Dundonians, with the masts on the summit of Craigowl being a prominent landmark for miles around. This hillwalk takes in the three main...

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Wildlife, Woodland, Walking

Get on track around Muirhead and follow the four walks around the area:  Dronley Station - The Railway Path, Birkhill - Blairfield Road, Piperdam - The Check Bar Road and Backmuir Wood and the...

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Wildlife, Woodland, Walking

Starting from the Community Centre.  Cross the road and go down to Gilburn Road.  Turn right and go along Gilburn Road until you reach Strathmartine Road.  At the junction with the shop on your...

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Walks in Dundee, Walking

It was here, after the Battle of Killiekrankie in 1689, that Donald MacBean a soldier in the defeated government army, escaped his Jacobite pursuers by leaping across this 5.5m (18.5ft) rocky...

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Waterfalls, Wildlife, Woodland, Walking