Route: River Esk
Distance: 3.5 miles / 5.5km
Terrain: Pavement / Footpath
Route: Follow NCN1

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River Esk Route Map


Miles Turns Directions
0.0   Start in University Square
0.15  Up Arrow Head towards the rail station along Whitehill Farm Road and take the second exit at the roundabout
0.2  Right Arrows

 Turn right onto Mucklets Avenue

0.4 Up Arrow

Continue across Mayfield Park and onto Monktonhall Place

0.6 Right arrow

Take the first left then right along Monktonhall Place

0.65 Up arrow

At the roundabout take the second exit onto Ferguson Drive

0.85 Up arrow

Continue straight ontp Route 1 cycle and foot path

1.0 Left arrow

Cross the bridge over the Esk and turn left

2.5 Up arrow

Follow footpath until it merges with Station Road and continue to the left

2.5 Left arrow

Turn left onto the footbridge and left again up Eskview Terrace

3.0 Right arrow

Turn right onto Stoney Bank Terrace

3.5 Up Arrow

Take first exit at roundabout and return to University Square

  • Steps
  • Time
  • Calories
Walking 7,787
Running 5,250
Walking 70 mins
Running 35 mins
Cycling 16 mins
Walking 260
Running 350
Cycling 175
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