Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Dundee

Discovery Point

The three masts of Captain Robert Falcon Scott's famous polar expedition vessel the RRS Discovery provide a historic counterpoint to the modern architecture of the V&A Design Museum. Exhibitions and audiovisual …
Top Choice Museum in Dundee

Verdant Works

One of the fi­nest industrial museums in Europe, the Verdant Works explores the history of Dundee's jute industry. Housed in a restored jute mill, complete with original machinery still in working condition, the mus…
Top Choice Museum in Dundee

V&A Museum of Design

The centrepiece of Dundee's revitalised waterfront is this stunning new building designed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma. When it opens (scheduled in summer 2018) it will house an outpost of London's V&A museu…
Castle in Dundee & Angus

Glamis Castle

Looking every inch the Scottish Baronial castle, with its roofline sprouting a forest of pointed turrets and battlements, Glamis Castle claims to be the legendary setting for Shakespeare's Macbeth. A royal residence…
Historic Site in Dundee & Angus

Aberlemno Stones

The mysterious Aberlemno stones are among Scotland's finest Pictish carved stones. By the roadside there are three 7th- to 9th-century slabs with various symbols, including the z-rod and double disc; in the churchya…
Museum in Dundee

HM Frigate Unicorn

Dundee's second floating tourist attraction – unlike the polished and much-restored RRS Discovery – retains the authentic atmosphere of a salty old sailing ship. Built in 1824, the 46-gun Unicorn is the oldest Briti…
Park in Dundee

Dundee Law

It's worth making the climb up Dundee Law (174m) for great views of the city, the two Tay bridges, and across to Fife. The Tay Rail Bridge – at just over 2 miles long, it was the world's longest when it was built – …
Museum in Dundee

McManus Galleries

Housed in a solid Victorian Gothic building designed by Gilbert Scott in 1867, the McManus Galleries are a city museum on a human scale – you can see everything there is to see in a single visit, without feeling rus…
Castle in Edzell

Edzell Castle

The Lindsay earls of Crawford, Lord Panmure’s predecessors as owners of Edzell Castle, built the L-plan tower house in the 16th century. Sir David Lindsay, a cultured and well-travelled man, laid out this castle’s b…
Historic Building in Arbroath

Arbroath Abbey

The picturesque, red-sandstone ruins of Arbroath Abbey, founded in 1178 by King William the Lion, dominate the town of Arbroath. It is thought that Bernard of Linton, the abbot here in the early 14th century, wrote …