The pavilion and park were gifted to the people of Dundee by prominent flax mill owners, the Baxter family in 1863.

The park was laid out by one of the great innovators and achievers of the 19th century, Sir Joseph Paxton and the pavilion was designed by his son in law, George Henry Stokes.

The historic glass fronted Italianate Pavilion positively shines in its restoration and brings classical grandeur to the park.

It is situated in the midst of 38 acres of mature parkland and is reached through grand entrance gates and sweeping lawns.

The Pavilion is now a popular wedding venue.

Scotland's Jute Museum @ Verdant Works

Scotland's Jute Museum@Verdant Works and High Mill is a tale of two cities: both of them Dundee.For thousands in the 19th century it was a city of long working hours, poor pay and ill-health.For the privileged few it was a city of opportunity and wealth.At the museum the rattle and roar of the...

Attractions

Dundee has plenty of places to see and visit whether you are looking for a family day out, want to visit one of the annual events, or want to learn more about the city's history with its monuments and landmarks, its maritime heritage, the arrival of jute or the city's new scientific and design...