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Route 08: Hilltown & Baxter Park

Hilltown & Baxter Park (Short) - 4.3 miles

Route description: CLOCKWISE

Right on to Old Hawkhill, down West Port and left on to West Marketgait. Left up Lochee road, cross up into Dudhope Park opposite Magnet Kitchens, and go up through the park, veering right up the diagonal. Right on to Constitution Street, right on to the Hilltown, immediate left on to Alexander Street. Right on to Dens road at the lights, then immediate left on to Dura Street, continuing on to Pitkerro Road at Morgan. Right into Baxter Park, continue downhill parallel to Baxter Park Terrace. Right on to the Arbroath Road, continue down Victoria Road. Cross the bottom of the Hilltown, take the footpath onto Dudhope Crescent, cross the road back onto Marketgait and back to University.

Map: https://www.strava.com/routes/2869886243373828572

Hilltown & Baxter Park (Medium) - 6.1 miles

Route description: CLOCKWISE

Right on to Old Hawkhill, down West Port and left on to West Marketgait. Left up Lochee road, cross up into Dudhope Park opposite Magnet Kitchens, and go up through the park, veering right up the diagonal. Right on to Constitution Street, left up the Hilltown, continue on to Strathmartine Road and right at the 5 Ways down Moncur Crescent. Cont. on to Dens Road, left on to Dura Street continuing up the Forfar Road. Right on to the Clepington Road, pass Swannie Ponds, and sharp right on to Pitkerro Road. Left into Baxter Park, continue downhill parallel to Baxter Park Terrace. Right on to the Arbroath Road, continue down Victoria Road. Cross the bottom of the Hilltown, take the footpath onto Dudhope Crescent, cross the road back onto Marketgait and back to University.

Map: https://www.strava.com/routes/2869889352450377180

Hilltown & Baxter Park (Long) - 6.1 miles

Route description: CLOCKWISE

Turn right on to Old Hawkhill, on to West Port, and cross over to West Marketgait. Left at the roundabout up Lochee Road, right at the junction up along Dudhope Terrace. Continue on to Constitution Street then left up the Hilltown. On to the Strathmartine Road, turning right after Fairmuir Park on to Park Road. Left on to the Old Glamis Road, cross the Kingsway and continue down the Old Glamis Road, right into Caird Park at the Gelly Burn. Right up Mains Loan before the castle, past the RPC and cross back over the Kingsway at the new lights. Turn left on the Clepington Road, past Swannie Ponds, and a sharp right on to Pitkerro Road. Turn into Baxter Park following the path downhill parallel to Baxter Park Terrace. Exit the park turning right on to the Arbroath Road, cont. on to Victoria Road, cross the Hilltown and cut down via the path at the start of Dudhope Street to Marketgait. Retrace your steps along West Marketgait to the Union.

Map: https://www.strava.com/routes/2869900697211066816

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