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  • University of Dundee Botanic Garden
    University of Dundee Botanic Garden
  • Looking down on the beautifully maintained flower borders of the Walled Garden at Edzell Castle
    The Walled Garden of Edzell Castle
  • House of Dun, Montrose
    House of Dun, Montrose
  • A statue in the House of Pitmuies Garden, Guthrie by Forfar
    A statue in the House of Pitmuies Garden, Guthrie by Forfar

Spending a day in one of Dundee & Angus’ parks and gardens is a great way to explore the outdoors. Admire the flowers in the garden, take a stroll around the park or simply relax from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Dundee & Angus boasts a number of brilliant parks and gardens to visit including country parks in Angus and the University of Dundee Botanic Gardens in Dundee.

Discover House of Dun and Gardens with its attractive walled garden and woodland walks. Overlooking the beautiful town of Montrose, the garden has been largely restored to a late Victorian period and includes a range of plants typical of the 1880s.

For a great family day out, head to Dunninald Gardens just south of Montrose. The site boasts extensive grounds with a beech avenue while the woods and wild garden are carpeted with snowdrops in spring and the fabulous bluebells in May.

The delightful Pleasance Gardens at Edzell Castle is an ideal place for a walk. Its walls are decorated with sculpture stone panels and there is also a great opportunity for birdwatching as there are number of niches around for nesting birds. Other fascinating species of wildlife are also regularly spotted.

Spend a morning exploring the fine Italian Garden with its fan-shaped box hedges, 17th century gazebos and fountain at Glamis Castle.

If you find yourself looking for a quiet moment when exploring Dundee, visit the University of Dundee Botanic Gardens and enjoy the wide range of plants, with fine collections of trees, tropical and temperature glasshouses and water gardens. The garden has a popular café to grab a snack or stop for lunch and hosts regular art exhibitions throughout the year.

Dundee has over 50 parks for you to explore. Caird Park offers a great day out as you can play a round of golf on the 18-hole or 9-hole golf courses, use the winter sports pitches or simply take a walk around Mains Castle and Den o' Mains. Baxter Park was designed by one of the great innovators of the 19th century, Sir Joseph Paxton, and gifted to the city by the Baxter family in 1863. Look out for the pavillion, designed by Paxton's son-in-law, George Henry Stokes, which has been restored and sits amongst 38 acres of mature parkland and sweeping lawns.

Use the listings of parks and gardens in Dundee & Angus to plan a day out in this beautiful part of Scotland.

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    Edzell

    The beautiful walled garden at Edzell is one of Scotland's unique sights, created by Sir David Lindsay in 1604.

  2. Camperdown Country Park

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    Dundee City

    Camperdown Country Park is Dundee's largest public park, covering over 400 acres and with no fewer than 190 species of tree.

  3. Monikie Country Park

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    Carnoustie

    Developed around two former reservoirs, Monikie Country Park boasts beautiful woodland and parkland with a variety of things to see and do.

  4. Crombie Country Park

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    Parks & Gardens

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    • 3 Visitor Attraction
    3 Visitor Attraction

    Carnoustie

    Take a walking trail, enjoy scenic views, and look out for wildlife at Crombie Country Park, to the west of Arbroath in Angus.

  5. Clatto Country Park

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    Dundee City

    "Explore beautiful parkland surrounding 24 acres of water at Clatto Country Park in Dundee."

  6. Pitmuies Gardens

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    Forfar

    Two semi-formal wall gardens adjoin 18th century house and shelter long borders of herbaceous perennials, superb delphiniums, old fashioned roses and pavings with violas and dianthus.

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    Montrose

    Dunninald Castle is a family home with an acclaimed walled garden, set in a planned landscape of woods and wild garden, .

  8. Langley Park Gardens

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    Montrose

    Welcome to Langley Park Gardens

  9. House Of Dun And Garden

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    Historic Buildings & Homes

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    Montrose

    This handsome Georgian house boasts stunning interiors and outside, visitors can explore the garden and woodland walk.

  10. Gagie House

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    Dundee City

    Gagie House was built in the 17th century and is part of a small country estate in Duntrune by Dundee.

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