The University of Dundee Botanic Garden is host to a wide range of plants, a collection of conifers and broad-leaved trees and shrubs, tropical and temperate glasshouses, water garden and herb garden.

Located in 9.5 hectares of south facing, gently sloping land near the banks of the River Tay, the Garden features many species of indigenous British plants as well as representative collections of important plants from all the continents of the world.

The Garden is committed to Education for people of all ages, with more than 80,000 visitors crossing its threshold every year.

The Garden has a popular café and gift shop with plant nursery, whilst regular art exhibitions are hosted in the Visitor Centre, and facilities exist for holding receptions and meetings.

Desperate Dan Statue and ‘Dawg'

Desperate Dan, hero of DC Thomson's ‘The Dandy' comics, is immortalised in Dundee, his place of ‘birth'.The grizzly-faced strong man is cast in an 8-ft tall bronze statue in the city centre alongside his ‘Dawg'.

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