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 original restored machinery, the juteopolis film show and computer displays transport you back over 100 years to an era when jute was king.

The Howff

The Howff is the name given to the historic graveyard that lies on the south of Meadowside in Dundee. It occupies the garden of the former Greyfriars monastery, which was founded by Devorgilla Balliol in the 13th Century. The monastery was destroyed in 1548 and Mary Queen of Scots gifted the land...

Dundee Dragon Sculpture - by Tony Morrow

The Dragon is based on a local legend of the Nine Maidens. The dragon guards the east end of the High Street.The dragon sculpture was the concept of Alistair Smart, a lecturer at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art. Unfortunately he died just before he was offered the commission after winning a...