The Law is a must-see for visitors and locals to truly appreciate Dundee’s unique location. Formed from an extinct volcano it’s the best place to take in magnificent, panoramic views of the city, the River Tay and the surrounding area.  On a clear day, visibility stretches over 45 miles and at night the twinkling lights of the city and bridges is mesmerising. If feeling energetic, it’s a good steep walk up to the Law or it can be reached easily by car and has parking spaces.

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.


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 but you can also go on a running tour with Run for the Sights: