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 public Observatory, and houses an impressive Victorian retracting telescope, a small planetarium and displays on the solar system, providing visitors with the chance to learn about constellations, planets and other jewels of the night sky.

Today the Observatory can also be used as a wedding venue.

Broughty Ferry Beach & Esplande

Broughty Ferry's fine seafront esplanade and sweeping sands provide the perfect place for a relaxing stroll or a quiet picnic.One of 59 Scottish beaches to be given the Seaside Award status in 2013, a prize awarded by the Keep Scotland Beautiful charity, rewards the quality of litter management,...

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...