With the Sidlaw hills just outside Dundee, there is plenty going on, and available for all cycling tastes, road, track, time trial, mountain bike, cyclo cross and duathlons.
Dundee also has a green circular which provides a 26 mile route to cycle round the city with helpful signs pointing out places of interest along the way.
Dundee sits at the centre of many major...
Running in Dundee is a popular pursuit. You can run up hill, along the coast, out into the countryside or remain in an urban environment - whatever takes your fancy. The city boasts several running clubs which meet regularly and welcome visitors.Dundee Road RunnersDundee HawksRunning Sisters Tayside
Dundee and the wider region offers several running events throughout the year...
Dundee and its surrounds are a golfer’s paradise.
The city has a good quality municipal golf course at Caird Park (18 holes ).
In addition, there are 2 members clubs:- Downfield Golf Club, described by Paul Lawrie as one of the finest inland courses in Britain; and Ballumbie, situated on the outskirts of the city. All welcome visitors.
From fly fishing to boat trips and everything in between, the stunning River Tay offers a variety of river activities.
Take part in dolphin spotting trips, kayaking, water skiing, wind surfing and sailing, to name but a few.
You can find more information over at the Ancrum Outdoor Centre Website.
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Tours & Trails in Dundee
Dundee has an increasing number of tours, trails and interesting walks.
Dundee’s renaissance has sparked a boom in specialist walks and tours of the city.
With visitors coming from far and wide, and locals showing renewed pride in their surroundings, new opportunities to explore its history and environment are springing up all the time....
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5 Unusual Ways to Explore Dundee
Walking is a wonderful way to absorb the character of this unique city. Here, we take a look at five of the more unusual ways to explore Dundee on foot. Discovery Walk is situated at Slessor Gardens. The walk - marked out by plaques designed by local artist Whimsical Lush - are set into the pavement and a visible reminder of the pioneering spirit of many Dundonians whose scientific and...
Situated just four miles to the east of Dundee city centre lies the seaside suburb of Broughty Ferry. Known as "the jewel in Dundee's crown", its fine seafront esplanade and sweeping sands provide the perfect place for a relaxing stroll or a picnic. Broughty Ferry offers its beautiful award winning beach, modish boutiques, a library and much else besides.
Dundee is home to two skateparks - Factory and Dudhope - which will challenge all levels of riders. Both parks are open to skateboarders, BMX bikers and inline skaters. Dudhope skatepark is located in Dudhope park a 10 minute walk from the city centre.
There is no better way to see the city and its wildlife than taking a trip along the famous River Tay. Numerous tour operators offer trips from March to September. Bottlenose dolphins and seals are regular visitors to the estuary, and the famous hump back whale still remains part of Dundee folklore. There are also a number of other water based activities: