If you need any more reasons to stay at our fantastic luxury Serviced Apartments in Dundee, here it is! One of Scotland's stunning seven cities, Dundee is a vibrant and friendly place with spectacular attractions, sights, world-renowned innovations, and more.
With so many recent hotspots and old favourites dotted across the city, it's no wonder Dundee was named in Lonely Planet's Top 10 'Best in Europe 2018', which has also seen other popular locations such as Zagreb, Croatia and Galicia, Spain awarded in more recent years. The ever-growing cultural scene, the redevelopment of the city's historic waterfront, the stunning V&A Dundee, and many other inspiring elements have all played a part in Dundee being awarded this well-deserved title. Dundee the only UK city to be highlighted in the 2018 highlights, and it's also the only time a Scottish destination has been featured since 2014!
Dundee has swiftly established itself as a desirable city break destination, with a broad selection of pubs and restaurants, an eclectic selection of independent shops, art and design galleries, and a thriving music and events scene. It's a fascinating location and a must-see for everyone visiting Scotland.
Here are a few popular attractions in the city that are well worth a visit, but there are lots more to see and do, so make plans to visit soon to see them all!
The stunning V&A Dundee is Scotland's first design museum houses the country's design legacy, innovative exhibitions, permanent galleries, and exciting yet-to-be-announced features. Ocean Liners: Speed and Style, the inaugural exhibition, features never-before-seen artefacts and an exploration of the history of these amazing steamships and what it would have been like to be onboard one of these 'great floating palaces.'
BOATS FOR PIRATES
Take a boat ride on the River Tay to see the V&A Dundee and the renowned Tay Rail and Road Bridges from a different perspective. Look out for the dolphins playing in the sea; it's a spectacular sight to see!
HMS FRIGATE UNICORN
Explore one of the world's most remarkable historic ships, which is wonderfully preserved as a museum and visitor attraction in the centre of Dundee, despite being almost 200 years old. Take a look around the four decks of the HMS Frigate Unicorn, one of the world's six oldest ships. Discover what life was like at sea, the Royal Navy's history, and the 'Golden Age of Sail'.
THE HOWFF AND THE DUNDEE LAW
From the summit of Dundee Law, the ancient extinct volcano, you can get the best views of the city and the River Tay. This is a great place to visit if you're an aspiring photographer or a hiker. Explore The Howff, a tiny, tranquil urban cemetery famed for its antique gravesites and intricate stone decorations.