Sidlaws: Craigowl and Auchterhouse hill

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The Sidlaws have long been a favourite stomping ground for Dundonians, with the masts on the summit of Craigowl being a prominent landmark for miles around. This hillwalk takes in the three main summits for superb views towards the city and Tay as well as across Strathmore to the Angus Glens.


Paths on mostly heathery hills.

Public Transport

None to start; nearest bus is 139 to Tealing from Dundee.


Balkello community woodland car park. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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