Walking around Dundee

Walking around Dundee

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Discover Dundee on foot by following some of the many walks and trails available in the city.

The walks cover local attractions, places of historical interest and in some cases beautiful scenery.

They are by no means a comprehensive list of what's on offer locally but are intended to whet your appetite and give a possible enticement to want to see more.

Dundee has a very walkable city centre with a range of cultural and visitor attractions within easy reach. Details of opening hours and programmes can be found on the web or by using the What’s On listing: www.leisureandculturedundee.com/events

In 2014 Dundee was designated by UNESCO as a Creative City it is part of a global network of cities that value culture and promote themselves as creative and cultural destinations.

Dundee’s Global Trail will take you on intriguing historic Voyage of Discovery highlighting the extraordinary locations which make connections between Dundee and the rest of the world. While you explore the inner city of modern day Dundee this unusual walking Trail will make the hour you spend a time of interesting discoveries in the City of Discovery. Simply match the numbers on the local map to the countries on the global map

Take a walk through Dundee’s past and experience our rich and diverse culture. There are five routes to choose from – go on, walk the walks, learn, explore and most of all enjoy.

The original idea/design for the map was to raise funds for a local charity. This done we would love you to try the literary trail for yourselves by choosing one or more from the East, West or Central trails. So print the map, hit the pavement and discover Dundee's literary past and present. Why not tell us what you think by sharing your comments and photographs in the library Facebook and Twitter pages?

The Dundee Women’s Trail celebrates just a few amazing women whose lives touched this city. Around Dundee there is a trail of 25 plaques to commemorate remarkable Dundee women. Join us as we walk in some great women's shoes.

The cards feature walks from all across Dundee and have maps and written directions, along with some points of interest to look out for along the way. The walks are generally between 15 minutes and 1 hour long, with a few longer and shorter ones.

Visit www.dundeetravelinfo.com and use the walking route planner to find routes from anywhere in the city – based on your own walking pace.

You can also download the ‘Greenways’ map (1.23MB PDF) from this website.

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