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...

Mills Observatory

Mills Observatory was gifted to the people of Dundee in 1935 through a bequest from John Mills, who was a linen and twine manufacturer and a keen amateur scientist.It was purpose built to encourage the public to have a greater understanding of science.Mills Observatory is the UK's only full-time...