Posted : 17 January 2022

Condé Nast Traveller - The Scottish renaissance city

The revival of Dundee, by Danny Wallace


Dundee’s ascendance as one of the UK’s must-visit cultural destinations continues unabated after the opening of the dramatic waterside V&AScotland’s first design museum.

As for food, there's exciting Scottish cuisine by Masterchef winner Jamie Scott at waterfront restaurant The Newport, where you can see beautiful sunsets over the River Tay from its windows (and stay the night in one of its four bedrooms). For a longer stay, try the recently-opened Staybridge Suites, in a cleverly-converted former jute mill. And explore the town on one of the 300 new e-bikes which were installed across the city from July 2021 – keep an eye out for the redevelopment of West Ward Works, a print factory that made DC Thomson’s Beano and Dandy annuals, that will eventually host live performances, festivals and exhibitions, and become a base for designers, artists and other creative workers and companies. By Giovanna Dunmall


Picture by:-  ©HuftonCrow


After the challenges of the past year or so, 2021 is the year when we start to rediscover our wanderlust. And you won’t have to travel far to enjoy a world-class visitor destination, right here in Scotland.

With attractions including the stunning V&A Dundee, great hotels, bars and restaurants and fantastic open spaces and outdoor activities, it’s not surprising that Dundee was named GQ’s coolest little city in Britain. Or that it’s the current UK Staycation City of the Year.

Posted : 18 June 2019

Come and explore with us as Dundee Summer Street Festival returns in 2019!

Our theme this year is Explorations and we’ve got a myriad of ways for you to do that!

Highlights include:
•    Centrepiece Luminarium in City Square – don’t miss it!
•    Food and drink with Dundee’s Farmers’ Market
•    Fun in the Overgate 
•    Games on Reform Street
•    Explore Dundee tours and trails point in Reform Street
•    Amazing maze for wee ones in Albert Square
•    McManus Big Explore
•    Music and street theatre throughout!

This year's programme of events is available to view here.

For more information, click here.

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