Pilots Information

Pilots Information
For all information on Dundee airport, please use the following links:

For information on handling agents and self handling, please review the Handling Agentssection.

Local Information
Local Hotels
There are a large selection of quality hotels and bed and breakfast accommodation within Dundee which are only a 5 minute drive from the airport.

Local Events and Activities
There is huge choice of local events within an hours’ drive of Dundee airport including:

Golf
Dundee is the gateway to the Home of Golf. Dundee is conveniently situated for many of the golf courses in Tayside and Perthshire including:

Carnoustie Golf Course

  • Downfield Golf Course
  • Kerrimuir Golf Club
  • St. Andrews – home of the Open 2010
  • Carnousite Championship Course
  • Gleneagles Hotel Golf Course
  • Monifieth Golf Links
  • Tayside Castle Golf Course

For an up to date list and links to all the Golf Courses in Tayside please click here or here

Theatre

  • Scottish Dance Theatre – Dundee Rep Theatre, Tay Square, Dundee, DD1 1PB. Contact tel: 01382 342 600 and website: www.scottishdancetheatre.com
  • Whitehall Theatre – 12 Bellfield Street, Dundee, DD1 5JA. Contact tel: 0871 702 9486 and website: www.whitehalldundee.co.uk

Cinema

  • Cineworld – Camperdown Leisure Park, Kingsway, Dundee, DD2 4TF. Contact: 0871 200 2000
  • Odeon Cinema – Douglas Road, Dundee, DD4 7SN. Contact: 01382 504 367

Shopping
Dundee has a wealth of great shopping within a traffic free environment including:

City Quay

  • City Quay Shopping Centre
  • Forum Centre
  • Overgate Shopping Centre
  • Wellgate Shopping Centre
  • Monthly Farmers Markets – for latest list of dates, please clickhere
  • For all the latest information and great high street names, please follow this link

Museum, Castles and Historical Sites

Blair Castle in the snow

  • Discovery Point Antarctic Museum – Riverside Drive, Dundee
  • Frigate Unicorn, South Victoria Drive, Dundee
  • D’Arcy Thomson Zoology Museum, University of Dundee
  • Broughty Castle Museum, Dundee
  • Clova Glen
  • Forfar Market Cross
  • Brechin Castle
  • House of Pitmuies
  • Kinnaird Castle
  • Discovery Point Antarctic Museum – Riverside Drive, DundeeMains Castle

This is to name but a few – more information can be found on www.angusanddundee.co.uk or www.visitscotland.com.

Sport and Outdoor Activities

  • Ski-ing
    • Glenshee Ski Centre
    • The Lecht Ski Centre
    • Cairngorm – Aviemore
    • Glencoe Ski Centre
    • Dundee Ski Club – website: www.dundeeskiclub.org.uk
  • Bowling
    • Megabowl Dundee, Harefield Road, Dundee
  • Walking and Hiking
    • Queens Well, Dundee
    • Angus Glens Walking Festival 2010
    • Blue Door River Path at Glen Esk
  • Mountain BikingAngus Adventure Walking
    • The Angus Glens
    • Eastern Cairngorms
    • North Sea Cycle Route passes through Angus
  • Fishing
    Great fishing is available in the area including:

    • The North and South Esk
    • Tay Estuary
    • Montrose Beach
  • Children’s Activities
    • Dundee Ice Arena
    • Avertical World, Indoor Climbing Centre, DundeeGlenshee Trail
    • J M Barries Birthplace, Kirriemuir
    • Montrose Basin reserve, Montrose
    • Sensation Science Centre, Dundee
    • Pathhead Equestrian Centre, Kirriemuir – pony trekking
    • Dundee Swim Centres
  • Football
    • Dundee United FC
    • Dundee FC
    • St Jonstone FC – Perth
  • Highland Games
    • Markinsch HG- John Dixon ParkHighland Games
    • Strathmore HG – Glamis Castle
    • Cupar HG
    • St Andrews HG
    • Royal Highland Show, Perth
    • Kenmore HG
    • Alva HG
    • Ceres HG – Bow Butts. Ceres

Destinations

  • Perth
  • DundeeDundee City Square
  • The Highlands is only just over an hours’ drive
  • Edinburgh
  • Royal Deeside
  • Fife
  • Angus

For the latest information on what to do, where to go, what’s on in the Tayside, Angus and Fife regions please visit www.visitscotland.com.