Posted : 19 April 2018


We all forget something when packing for a trip, but fear not if you’ve forgotten your sunglasses on a trip to Dundee this summer!

When Heather and Sam arrived in Dundee to soak in the culture they also soaked up the blue skies of Scotland’s sunniest city. Fresh off the Loganair flight from London, they picked up a pair of sunshine-yellow shades courtesy of the #SunnyDundee campaign before heading off to explore the city.

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With the walk along Riverside so close to Dundee airport, they took in the view of Dundee’s iconic bridges before enjoying the latest visiting exhibition at Dundee Contemporary Arts. After a hearty lunch, it was time to stretch their legs on Slessor Gardens, the new public space between the Caird Hall and the Waterfront. Apart from concerts, Slessor Gardens has interactive activities and events throughout the year.

At The McManus Museum and Art Gallery they were amazed at the blend of classic painting and modern art, with Heather taking a colourful selfie with the Sunny Dundee shades to share with the #SunnyDundee campaign on her social media.

In the City Square, on the steps of the Caird Hall, they met Dundee’s famous kilted yogi Finlay Wilson, and leaving him feeling limber, it wasn’t too much of a stretch to their next stop at the RRS Discovery and Discovery Point, where they could delve into polar exploration and admire the exterior of the V&A Dundee, opening in September 2018.

As the sun went down over Scotland’s sunniest city, it was time to put the Sunny Dundee sunglasses away and enjoy the view from the summit of The Law.
“The weather was so good when we were in Dundee it was a shame to go indoors,” says Sam. “But there’s just so much culture to see. Our Sunny Dundee sunglasses are a great souvenir. We’ll hold on to them for our return visit when the V&A Dundee opens!”

Post your #SunnyDundee updates to @dundeecity on Twitter and Instagram and Dundee - One City Many Discoveries on Facebook operates direct flights between London Stansted and Dundee 6 days a week.

Video by Bonnie Brae Productions