Cycle Route 12 – Monifieth to Carrot Hill

Route Description

Starting at Ethiebeaton Park car park, head south west towards the mini roundabout at Ethiebeaton Park. Turn right and head north through Ethiebeaton for 1 mile/1.6km to junction B961. Turn right then immediate left towards Kingennie.

Continue for 2.2miles/3.5km to crossroads junction. Continue straight onto T junction and turn right. Continue (challenging climb) for 2.2miles/3.5km to the Carrot Hill Viewpoint. Continue north downhill through Carrot Farm and follow road for to T junction. Turn right to Inverarity.

At the bridge turn right then continue to T junction. Turn right on to the B9127 and follow road to Whigstreet. At crossroads turn right signposted Wellbank and follow road for 1.7 miles/2.7km to crossroads B978. Continue straight across passing West Skichen and after 1.4 miles/2.3km turn right at East Skichen.

Follow the road behind Crombie Country Park for 1.6 miles/2.6km to junction B961. Turn right and continue through Kirkton of Monikie to crossroads at Monikie Primary School. Turn right and follow road skirting Monikie Country Park and joining Panmure Road for 1.5 miles/2.5km to junction B961 at Monikie Memorial Hall.

Turn right signposted Newbigging and continue south through the village. On passing under the A92 dual carriageway, turn immediate left and join shared use path. Continue towards Ethiebeaton Park and use the crossing to return to the start point.

Points of interest on this route include Longparke Farm Shop and Café, Forbes of Kingennie, Carrot Hill, Crombie Country Park, Mill of Inverarity Farm Shop and Monikie Country Park.

OS Map

54 (Dundee & Montrose)

Starting Point

Ethiebeaton Car Park

Trail Type



35km/22 miles


Moderate / Difficult

Approximate Time

2-3 hours

Route Map

Cycle Route 12 - Monifieth to Carrot Hill