With plenty of independent shops, markets, eateries, and a ton of galleries including the brand new, architecturally breathtaking V & A museum, Dundee boasts a homegrown creative culture unlike any other.
Dundee is home to countless world-renown museums and galleries. Exlore the Jute Museum at the Verdant Works, fine art masterpieces at The McManus, the staid Broughty Castle and the stunning new V & A museum, right at the city's epicentre!
Gorge on delicious local produce, haughty concoctions from around the world and a range of more familiar restaurants in the city centre. Elegant, chic or casual - the choice is yours.
Dive straight into a number of innovative concert and venue spaces, including the local cultural centrepiece, The Caird Hall.
The 'walkable city' boasts plenty of shopping centres accessible without transport, like Overgate and Wellgate Shopping Centres, the latter of which is famous, of all things, for the 40-year old nursery rhyme clock on its top floor.
Did you know? The Discovery Point pier in Dundee is home to RRS Discovery, the last three-masted wooden ship built in the country. There's a museum with tours and beautiful scenic views of the waterfront.
The city of Dundee is 1 hour and 20 minutes from Edinburgh by train.