NEW MARITIME TRAIL

A new walking trail celebrating Dundee’s connection with the sea is being launched today (Friday, July 3).

As the city centre starts to reopen and lockdown restrictions ease, local people are being encouraged to explore the two-kilometre long Maritime Trail in the Waterfront.

Welcome Back, Stay Safe as retail outlets reopen

DUNDEE is sending out a “welcome back, stay safe” message as retail and hospitality businesses start the process of rebuilding following the closures imposed to prevent the spread of Coronavirus.

Loganair set to resume flying from Dundee

Loganair today announced that it would commence flying the much-anticipated route from Dundee to London City, which replaces the previous service to Stansted, starting on July 6.

It will also begin a new Dundee-Belfast City route in September.

Best Places 2020

Even in such difficult times as these, Dundee continues to shine.

In the latest in a string of accolades, the city has been named among the Best Places to Live in the UK 2020 by the world-renowned Sunday Times.

Waterfront Place, interactive park, humpback whale

Waterfront Place Interactive Park

 

AN AWARD-WINNING young British artist has been chosen to provide the centre-piece of a key space at Dundee Waterfront.

University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone - Art, Design and Architecture Showcase 2020

Online showcase for graduating Art, Design and Architecture students

Hundreds of final-year students will be exhibiting the frui

University of Dundee

Dundee ranked in global top 50 for impact

The University of Dundee has been placed in the top 50 in the world in the 2020 edition of the Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings.

Dundee Heroes

We feel it's important during this difficult time to celebrate those who are working even harder than ever to help the community.  Here you will find dedicated Dundee businesses, updated over the coming weeks, that we love to celebrate and say a small thank you to.  If you are or know anyone who is working for the betterment of our city at this time please get in touch to champion you or th

Cocktail Trail

Dundee’s nightlife is a huge part of why it’s been named Britain’s Coolest Little City. From prohibition-style Speakeasies to chic, Italian-inspired aperitivo lounges, there’s something for everyone. You just have to know where to look… There are late-night bars in Dundee which you know will be good before a drink is even poured.

A Dundee Bruncheon

Brunch: not quite breakfast, not quite lunch. And the perfect way to start the day after the long lie which a short city break deserves.

The McManus Wins Best Visitor Attraction Award at National Final

Last night, The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum  struck gold at the 2019/20 Scottish Thistle Awards National Final at Edinburgh International Conference Centre where they won Best Visitor Attraction.

Do Dundee like a Local

The best way to really get to know a city is to live it like a local. Our insider’s guide takes you off the beaten track and into the best hidden spots to Discover Dundee. One of the great things about Dundee is that it’s a really compact city. You don’t have to wander far from the centre to discover hidden gems well worth whiling away a few hours in. The Museum of Transport is one of them.

Dundee's Top Ten Restaurants According to Tripadvisor

The food and drink scene in Dundee has an eclectic vibe, with many choices to dine out any day or night of the week. Between cultural and quirky cafes, wholefood shops and exquisite restaurants of varying themes and cuisines, there is an abundance of choice for all.

Golden Globe winner Succession – Season 2 in Dundee

Huge congratulations as Golden Globes were awarded to the media dynasty drama, ‘Succession’ and lead actor Brian Cox, who hails from Dundee. The series filmed at the iconic V&A Dundee for Season 2 with Scotland-based episodes first appearing on screen in September 2019 on HBO, Sky Atlantic and Now TV.

The 77th Golden Globes took place on Sunday, 5th January 2020.

Direct flights to and from Belfast and London City from Dundee Airport

Dundee Airport will offer direct flights to and from Belfast and London City from early next year.

Loganair is switching its existing Dundee service from Stansted to London City, and increasing the number of seats available.

Dundee Is The UK City Staycation of The Year

Dundee has won in the UK’s first national Staycation Awards and is now officially the best city in Britain to enjoy a holiday, weekend away or short break without leaving the country!

ALL ABOARD FOR DUNDEE’S CHRISTMAS LIGHT NIGHT !

5.30pm – 9pm, Friday, 15th November, 2019 City Square, Albert Square & city centre streets

Catalyst by Dalziel + Scullion

Artists come together to celebrate Dundee’s public art

The University of Dundee will next week bring the artists b

2019 Festival of the Future

The 2019 Festival of the Future will get off to a flying start when Scotland’s leading aerial dance company take to the sky outside the University of Dundee on Wednesday 16 October.

"IT'S HAPPENING!" - 1K TICKET MILESTONE FOR DUNDEE HOGMANAY PARTY

The first 1,000 tickets for Dundee’s New Year city centre celebrations have been snapped up

A trip back in time in Dundee

Dundee has a wealth of vibrant and interesting historical landmarks and locations for history fans to visit, ranging from our massive involvement in the jute industry, shipbuilding industry, journalism and our history of pioneering and exploration.

V&A celebrates birthday milestone

V&A Dundee welcomed over 830,000 visitors in its first year, 330,000 more than the pre-opening estimate of 500,000 visitors.

V&A Dundee

V&A Dundee Named as One of the Top Global Destinations by TIME Magazine

V&A Dundee has been named as one of Scotland’s premier visitor attractions for international travellers to visit this year.

Dundee Summer Streets Festival

Come and explore with us as Dundee Summer Street Festival returns in 2019!

Our theme this year is Explorations and we’ve got a myriad of ways for you to do that!

Highlights include:
•    Centrepiece Luminarium in City Square – don’t miss it!
•    Food and drink with Dundee’s Farmers’ Market
•    Fun in the Overgate 
•    Games on Reform Street

Record Breaking Year for Tourism in Dundee

Dundee’s economy received a record-breaking £187million tourism boost last year, new figures have revealed.

The value of the industry to the city during 2018 – the year that saw the opening of V&A Dundee – was up almost £16million on the previous 12 months.

Dundee Loaded Up for Summer of Games

The UK’s coolest little city will be fizzing with videogames talent, innovation and fun for the next four months as a Summer of Games rolls out across Dundee.

Dundee listed by Condé Nast Traveller UK as City Breaks UK: The 10 Best for 2019

City Breaks UK: The 10 Best for 2019 - #Dundee is on the list, as selected by Condé Nast Traveller UK

https://www.cntraveller.com/gallery/city-breaks-uk-2019

#DundeeIsNow #SunnyDundee #LoveDundee

#ScotlandIsNow  #VisitDundee

 

Dundee

Dundee Named Best Place to Live In Scotland

Scotland’s sunniest city has made it to the top spot beating nine other Scottish locations listed in the Sunday Times 2019 Best Place to Live Guide.

 

V&A Dundee wins Wallpaper* Design Award for Best New Public Building

V&A Dundee has won the Wallpaper* Design Award 2019 for the Best New Public Building. 

Dundee named on Cool List 2019

Dundee has been named among the coolest places in the world to visit in 2019 by a top travel magazine.

Dundee Light Night - Saturday 17th November

Dundee Light Night is the perfect place to begin your winter fun! There will be free, family friendly fun happening from the McManus to City Square.

Happy 80th Birthday to Beano

DC Thomson - Beano's 80th Birthday 

On July 30th 1938, seven months after the Dandy was first published, DC Thomson launched the second of its "funny boys' papers" – Beano.

One of Scotland’s biggest concert halls could be created in Dundee city centre.

The proposal could see the Mecca Bingo in the Nethergate turned into a 6,000 capacity hall, making it Scotland’s fourth largest concert venue.

Farewell Weekend

With only a short while left we need to say a well

V&A Dundee Opens to the World

V&A Dundee opens its doors for the first time to the public on Saturday 15 September 2018. Today its beautiful, light-filled interiors designed by acclaimed Japanese architect Kengo Kuma have been revealed for the first time.

Discovery Point prepares for Dundee’s Big Year and its own £500,000 facelift

With the city of Dundee topping the world’s New Year travel lists, Discovery Point - the site of the historic RRS Discovery visitor attraction - is gearing up for a dramatic £500,000 facelift.

Petr and Katja are challenged to eat like a local

 

Visitors arriving in Dundee can expect to find a thriving, contemporary food and drink scene from cultured cafes to fine dining and pop-up street food markets. A short drive or train ride will transport visitors from the city to nearby Angus, home to some of the best produce in Scotland.

City Square Light Night

Dundee Light Nights

Dundee has held their annual Christmas Light Night, check out some of the pictures from all of the weekends events here!

Restaurants in Dundee

Go meat-free in Dundee

There’s never been a better time to eat out in Dundee, and with an increasing number of restaurants and cafes comes greater choice. Whether you have a full-time plant-based diet or just like to participate in Meat-Free Mondays, there is an impressive choice of vegan and vegetarian food in the city.

 

Dundee Beers and Gins

Top Tips for Dundee Tipples

Pay a visit to one of the many stylish bars in Dundee, and it’s likely that you can choose a refreshment that has been created right here in the city. Over the past few years Scotland has been producing delicious gins and imaginative craft beers – and you can find some of them here in Dundee.

Dundee Gin

Mark Beaumont declared Rector of the University of Dundee

Mark Beaumont, the man who cycled the world and has completed a host of long-distance adventures, has been named the new Rector of the University of Dundee.

Discovery Walk

Discovery Walk links Dundee waterfront to city’s innovation heritage

Dundee’s £1billion waterfront redevelopment project was linked firmly to the city’s heritage of discovery and innovation today, with the formal unveiling of the Discovery Walk.

Dundee Waterfront – An interview with Mike Galloway

Urban planning is like "real-life SimCity" to the man who is spearheading Dundee’s waterfront development