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Broughty Ferry Esplanade, Castle Green and Awards Beach

Location: Broughty Ferry

Area: The Ferry

Sub Category: Parks

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Broughty Ferry has a fantastic sandy resort award winning beach. In the summer thousands of people come to build sand castles and paddle in the water. In the winter the beach becomes a haven for migrating waders. At any time of year it is great for a walk. Please note that animals are not allowed on the beach from May to September

The Esplanade runs along the top of the beach passed sand dunes and sand martin nests to Broughty Castle and Castle Green play park. The play park won a Nancy Ovens award in 2008, with its new equipment and water play features. Castle Green also features a crazy golf course, kiddicars and attractive flower beds, which also are a feature of the quieter Windmill Gardens across the road.

More info at the link

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Website: http://www.dundeecity.gov.uk/environment/broughtybeach


Posted Date: 28 Feb 2017

Reviewed Date: 12 Dec 2017

Broughty Ferry Local Nature Reserve

Location: Broughty Ferry

Area: The Ferry

Sub Category: Parks

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How to find it, inhabitants of the reserve and more at the link

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Website: http://www.dundeecity.gov.uk/rangerservice/bfnature


Posted Date: 28 Feb 2017

Reviewed Date: 12 Dec 2017

Caird Park

Location: N/A

Area: Strathmartine

Sub Category: Parks

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Donated by Sir James Caird, one of Dundee's local benefactors, the park includes Mains Castle and Den o' Mains.

The park is ideal for active recreation and walking with 18 and 9 hole golf courses, velodrome, athletic track and winter sports pitches

More info and maps at the link

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Website: http://www.dundeecity.gov.uk/environment/cairdpark


Posted Date: 01 Mar 2017

Reviewed Date: 12 Dec 2017

Clatto Country Park

Location: N/A

Area: Strathmartine

Sub Category: Parks

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Clatto Park has a large reservoir, woodland, paths and a play area.

Facilities at Clatto include a watersports centre, children's play areas, picnic and barbecue site.  The park offers recreational activities, such as watersports, that can be organised through Ancrum Outdoor Centre

Please keep yourself safe at Clatto Park and follow any signs around the reservoir.

More info and maps at the link

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Website: http://www.dundeecity.gov.uk/environment/clatto


Posted Date: 01 Mar 2017

Reviewed Date: 12 Dec 2017

Dawson Park

Location: East End

Area: The Ferry

Sub Category: Parks

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Dawson Park is the result of a bequest in 1940, by Mr William Dawson of Broughty Ferry "for the purpose of providing playing fields, sports grounds or other recreational facilities ..."

It is still a focus for sport in the East end of the city, with numerous pitches of both natural grass and artificial, tennis and basketball courts, a bowling club and various changing facilities.

The park has feature plantings, a sunken garden, and a formal cherry avenue along the north axis, which is particularly stunning in spring.

More info and maps at the weblink

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Website: http://www.dundeecity.gov.uk/environment/dawsonpark/


Posted Date: 01 Mar 2017

Reviewed Date: 12 Dec 2017

Duntrune Community Garden

Location: East End

Area: East End

Sub Category: Parks

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The design of Duntrune Community Garden is based around a domestic home situation, with the central pergola structure as the house. Areas such as the front, back & kitchen gardens are all represented, giving the visitor ideas for design, plant combination and content that can be used in their own gardens. Additional features of interest include the Therapeutic Garden, gravel bed with water feature, heather garden and herbaceous borders.

The garden is open to the public all the year round and entry is free.

  • Mid April to Mid October, Monday to Friday, 9 am to 3.30 pm
  • Mid October to Mid April, Monday to Friday, 9am to 3 pm

    More info at the link

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Website: http://www.dundeecity.gov.uk/environment/duntrune/


Posted Date: 01 Mar 2017

Reviewed Date: 12 Dec 2017

Dudhope Park and Castle

Location: N/A

Area: Coldside

Sub Category: Parks

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Recreational facilities within the park include; tennis courts, an equipped play area, a concrete skateboarding park and a multi use game area (5-a-side football / basketball).

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Website: http://www.dundeecity.gov.uk/environment/dudhopeparkcastle/


Posted Date: 01 Mar 2017

Reviewed Date: 12 Dec 2017

Fairmuir Park

Location: N/A

Area: Coldside

Sub Category: Parks

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Currently Fairmuir Park has football pitches marked in season, an active bowling green, an equipped play area, and tennis courts located nearby on Fairmuir Road.
Public toilets and changing rooms are also available.

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Website: http://www.dundeecity.gov.uk/%5Cenvironment%5Cfairmuirpark


Posted Date: 01 Mar 2017

Reviewed Date: 12 Dec 2017

Finlathen Park

Location: N/A

Area: East End

Sub Category: Parks

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Finlathen and Drumgeith Parks have football pitches, woodland and paths, they are linked by the Green Circular cycle route. Finlathen Park has a play area and mini skate park. Drumgeith pavilion has changing facilities.

More info and maps at the link

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Website: http://www.dundeecity.gov.uk/environment/finlathenpark


Posted Date: 01 Mar 2017

Reviewed Date: 12 Dec 2017

Grassy Beach

Location: N/A

Area: The Ferry

Sub Category: Parks

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Grassy Beach is a pleasant 1.6 Km stretch of mixed use path along the estuarine river front, from the Stannergate at the Eastern end of the port area, to the edge of Broughty Ferry at Douglas Terrace. It forms part of the city's Greenways Network and is very popular with cyclists, bird watchers, and walkers.

More info and maps at the link

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Website: http://www.dundeecity.gov.uk/environment/grassybeach/


Posted Date: 01 Mar 2017

Reviewed Date: 12 Dec 2017

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