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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

Contact:

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).

More info and maps at the link

Contact:

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.

More info and maps at the link

Contact:

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

Contact:

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

Contact:

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


Posted Date: 01 Mar 2017

Reviewed Date: 12 Dec 2017

Magdalen Green

Location: West End

Area: West End

Sub Category: Parks

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Magdalen Green has the distinction of being Dundee's oldest city park having been in use for some 400 years and has long been used for both meeting and recreational purposes.

The bandstand built in 1890 has become a Dundee icon and hosts concerts on Sunday afternoons during the summer.

An active volunteer group – the Friends of Magdalen Green helps look after the green, and raises funds for new facilities.

More info and maps at the link

Contact:

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


Posted Date: 01 Mar 2017

Reviewed Date: 12 Dec 2017

Middleton Wood

Location: N/A

Area: North East

Sub Category: Parks

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Middleton Wood is not just for trees, it is:

  • a nature area for wildlife
  • for public use
  • for local participation
  • for nature study
  • The Ranger Service hold a family fun day each summer which has trails, wildlife activities and crafts to make and take away.
    More info and maps at weblink

Contact:

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


Posted Date: 06 Mar 2017

Reviewed Date: 12 Dec 2017

Camperdown Wildlife Centre

Location: N/A

Area: Strathmartine

Sub Category: Parks

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Fancy a fun family day out with lots of amazing animals? Then you are in the right place ... Camperdown Wildlife Centre is open all year round and have lots of happy animals that are looking forward to your visit.

Cost: Admission charges

Contact:

Website: http://www.camperdownwildlifecentre.com/


Posted Date: 19 Oct 2015

Reviewed Date: 12 Dec 2017

Camperdown Country Park

Location: Camperdown Country Park, Coupar Angus Road, Dundee, Angus, DD2 4TF

Area: Strathmartine

Sub Category: Parks

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Camperdown is the largest public park in Dundee and owes its name and fame to the victory of Admiral Adam Duncan over the Dutch fleet in 1797 at the Battle of Camperdown, off the Dutch coast. The park which is home to no fewer than 190 species of trees, was opened to the public in 1949.

The park serves as a backdrop for a variety of special events taking place throughout the year

Camperdown incorporates within its boundaries, Camperdown Country Park, Templeton Woods - a haven for wildlife and a great location for woodland activities, Clatto Reservoir - Dundee’s centre for outdoor watersports.

Contact:

Telephone: 01382 431818

Fax: 01382 431810

Email: camperdownpark@dundeecity.gov.uk

Website: http://www.camperdownpark.com


Posted Date: 05 Nov 2008

Reviewed Date: 12 Dec 2017

Dundee Botanic Garden

Location: N/A

Area: West End

Sub Category: General Activities

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The Garden is open all year round, and always has something to offer visitors, no matter the season.

Visit the University of Dundee Botanic Garden and enjoy its wide range of plants, with fine collections of conifers and broad-leaved trees and shrubs, tropical and temperate glasshouses, water garden and herb garden. Located in 9.5 hectares of south facing, gently sloping land near the banks of the River Tay, the Garden features many species of indigenous British plants as well as representative collections of important plants from all the continents of the world.

The Garden is committed to Education for people of all ages, with more than 80,000 visitors crossing its threshold every year. The Garden has a popular café and gift shop with plant nursery, whilst regular art exhibitions are hosted in the Visitor Centre, and facilities exist for holding receptions and meetings.

Contact:

Telephone: 01382 381190 (office)

Email: botanicgardens@dundee.ac.uk

Website: http://www.dundee.ac.uk/botanic/


Posted Date: 03 Dec 2017

Reviewed Date: 03 Dec 2017

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