Historic Dundee on the Firth of Tay on the east coast of Scotland is having a renaissance after a tough period of change. I’d only been to Dundee once before, in the 1990s, so when Visit Scotland invited me to return as part of Scotland’s Year of Food and Drink, I was interested what improvements had been made. Dundee is the first UNESCO City of Design in the UK and in 2018 the new V&A Museum of Design is due to open. There are plenty of things to see and do, including the McManus Gallery, Jute Museum and fascinating Discovery Point, home to the ship in which Scott and crew explored the Antarctic.

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