The castle is currently closed but you can still visit the exterior of the site.  Historic Scotland are working hard to gradually reopen the places you love while making sure the experience is safe for everyone.

Claypotts Castle was built by John Strachan between 1569 and 1588, and later owned by ‘Bonnie Dundee', John Graham of Claverhouse. Standing at the north eastern edge of Dundee, the Castle was inhabited into the 19th Century. The exterior of the castle can be viewed year-round and there are open days at Claypotts Castle throughout the year. Please check HERE for any upcoming dates.

Slessor Gardens

The main parkland area in the central waterfront is Slessor Gardens, Over 10,000sqm this green space is designed to be a multi-functional space with capacity to host large events.Located around the perimeter are nine themed gardens.One is reflective of the geography and setting of Dundee; four are...

Tay Rail and Road Bridges

The Tay Estuary is straddled by two significant examples of structural engineering - the Tay Rail and Ray Road bridges.The Tay Rail Bridge was completed in 1887 and sweeps across the estuary carrying rail traffic between Dundee and neighbouring Fife.It replaced the original crossing which collapsed...