Dundee and its surrounds are a golfer’s paradise.

The city offers 2 good quality municipal courses (both with 9 and 18 holes ) at Caird Park and Camperdown Park.

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.

Dundee is also served by a further 34 courses within a 40 minute drive of the famous Carnoustie Championship course, venue for seven Open Championships.

Known as Carnoustie Country, it is one of Scotland's top golfing destinations. Dundee, as part of Carnoustie Country, provides the perfect backdrop to enjoy a golfing break with opportunities around every corner to explore the surrounding rich heritage and beautiful countryside.

You can find out more at the Golf Dundee website.


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 route to cycle round the city in a 26 mile route with helpful signs pointing out places of interest along the way.

River Tay

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: