Templeton Tangle Mountain Bike Skills Trail
People in Dundee have a new reason to get on their bikes. There is a newly constructed Mountain Bike Skills Trail in Templeton Woods. The trail has been designed and built by Architrail who have built Olympic and Commonwealth Games mountain bike facilities with funding from Commonwealth Games Legacy 2014 Active Places. The Templeton Woods trail winds its way through an underused plantation providing a range of challenges to help riders learn mountain bike skills and develop confidence.
Are These Trails for You? (639KB PDF)
The challenges along the trail include steps and drops, jumps, tight corners, rock and root obstacles and challenging climbs. Please read the sign at the start of the trail for safety information and tips. The Blue trail has easy options around TTFs and is suitable for riders with experience of off road riding. The Red trail is for experienced riders. You will need a well maintained quality Mountain Bike and wear cycle helmet and gloves.
Finding Templeton Tangle
Using the Green Circular, go through Camperdown Park carefully cross Coupar Angus Road into Templeton Woods. From St Mary’s use the Green Circular from Clatto Park. The Trail starts near the Water Tower on Gallow Hill, the highest point in Dundee. Please give other users of the woods time to let you pass. Expect horse riders, families and dog walkers in particular.
Looking After the Tangle
Riders will be helping look after the MTB Skills Trail. Contact the Countryside Ranger Service or AMBTA to find out when the next dig day is. The trail will be checked regularly, but if you find something wrong, warn other riders about it and contact the Countryside Rangers on 01382 431848
Other places for Mountain Biking in Dundee
- Card 1, The Law Loop (274KB PDF)
- Card 2, Balgay Trail (491KB PDF)
- Card 3, Camperdown Tracks (1.2MB PDF)
- Card 4, Templeton Trails (771KB PDF)
- Card 5, Caird Park Trails (575KB PDF)
- Card 6, Reres Hill Route (417KB PDF)
- Card 7, Dighty Haughs Trails (423KB PDF)
- Pack Cover and Location Map (1MB PDF)
Tel: 01382 434769
3 City Square, Dundee, DD1 3BA