If you’re a hiking or Scottish history enthusiast and you’re looking for something to do in Dundee, climb Dundee Law! You can’t miss it, it’s the big hill in the middle of Dundee and the city’s main geographical feature. Dundee is a city full of rich culture and history, and the Law has played a pivotal role in both.

Where can I get a great view of Dundee?

Dundee Law is the place to go if you're looking for a nice walk and a bit of local history!

Begin the steep climb and follow the winding road up to the summit and you will be rewarded with a beautiful 360-degree view of Dundee and the River Tay. At the top you can find the memorial, commemorating the soldiers from Dundee who served in the First and Second World Wars. Dundee Law was pivotal in the city’s defences and was used as a hillfort during the Iron Age. There have even been prehistoric graves discovered that date back to 1500 BC as well as ancient Roman relics!

  • Open all year
  • Completely free
  • Great views of Dundee
  • Perfect spot for picnics
  • Total climb both up and down can take 2-3 hours
  • Check out the video below showing the view at the top!


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