Opening Times

Information Centre Opening Hours: 9:00 - 16:30

The park is open 365 days per year.

*Public Holidays

* Festive Opening Hours

Centre Details

Monikie Country Park, Panmure Rd, Monikie, Angus, DD5 3QA

telephone: 01382 768120



Adventure Activities
Birthday Parties
Baby Changing
BBQ Hire
Play Park
Team Building
Open Water Swimming
Watersports Hire and Instruction


Accessible Toilets and Changing

Monikie Country Park boasts beautiful woodland and parkland with a variety of things for the family to see and do. Monikie Country Park's many attractions include adventurous land and water activities, self-led trails, marquee and BBQ hire and an adventure play park for the kids. 

Adventurous activities available within the park include: team building, rafting, windsurfing, sailing, kayaking, canoeing, paddleboarding and mountain biking. Qualified staff are available for sessions and RYA courses, watersports equipment can also be hired throughout the summer in the park.

Denfind Bird Sanctuary, with its bird hides, is an ideal place to view a wide variety of wetland birds throughout the year.


**UPDATE 5 JULY 2022**

Due to mindless vandalism, the bird hide and part of the children's play area is currently unavailable at Monikie Country Park. For more information, please see here.

What to do

There is plenty to do here at Monikie Country Park. 

If you are interested in exploring the park, we have a wide range of walks and trails which are suitable for both walkers and cyclists. Wildlife enthusiasts can come watch the wildlife and bird hides throughout the park. 

Looking to keep the kids entertained? Head to the Childrens Adventure Playground. 

Information regarding self-led activities, involving simple map reading, such as Orienteering and Animalteering can be found in the Information Centre. 

Pre-book the Wee Wellie Wander - the FREE Creative Art Packs for pre-schools & P1 - P2. 

Interested in angling? Monikie Angling Club provides Fly Fishing at Monikie Country Park. Bookings Tel: 01382 370 300


Visit Café Byzantium for refreshments. 

Facilities for Hire

Watersports hire (available May to September) - windsurfing equipment; canoes; kayaks, sailing dinghies and paddleboards.

Marquees, BBQs and urns can be hired throughout the year for large picnics, special events, wedding and birthday parties.

Outdoor Adventure Activities

The large watersports site operates from April to October and includes paddleboarding, windsurfing, sailing, rafting, kayaking and canoeing; it provides a fun day out whatever your ability. Take part in taster sessions, individual instruction, group activities or Royal Yacht Association and British Canoe Union courses.

We also offer Mountain Biking, Raft Building and Team Building sessions that can be tailor made for your requirements.


We can advise you regarding Work Experience Placements, Duke of Edinburgh, Saltire and John Muir Awards.


Educational and Community Groups are welcome all year. Countryside Rangers and Outdoor Activities Instructors are available to lead fieldwork activities and visit schools where teachers can discuss ideas for projects. Groups and individuals are regularly involved with the Rangers in conservation projects, orienteering or badge work.


All parking is free.


Parking, toilet with baby change facilities. Café, trails and Information Centre are all accessible.

Dog Friendly

Dogs, under close control, are welcomed all year round except in children's play park. Please observe signs for restrictions. Dog bins are provided and please note it is an offence not to pick up after your dog.