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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Castle
“Glamis Castle is the childhood home of the late Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. Its a magnificent castle surrounded by beautiful gardens and grounds. Their tours are guided only and parties can be booked. Their café is well worth the visit.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Premise
“A large stretch of sand, sheltered by large sand dunes, great for a walk or some wild swimming in the sea. There's parking, camping and a cafe on site.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Zoo
“Dundee . Good small zoo. Good playpark and near to fast food places , or take a picnic ! ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Museum
“McManus Galleries is a great starting point to learn about Dundee and its past, it is also free to enter and has changing exhibitions. A great cafe and gift shop too!”
  • 15 locals recommend
Establishment
“My own course and an iconic course only seconded to St Andrew's but by far the better course (I may be a little biased though).”
  • 11 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Beautiful scottish seafood restaurant set in a renovated church within 10 minutes walk of Villa Altamount. Affordable prices.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Showcasing dundee's local history this place is a nice place to visit if you want to get to know Dundee a bit better”
  • 13 locals recommend
Pool
“Leisure centre with water flumes, diving boards, leisure pool with waves and bubble beds, children's play pool with activities and swimming pool with lanes”
  • 9 locals recommend
Castle
“Really Beautiful local attraction - great tour of the premises on offer and grounds + cafe are nice also”
  • 8 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
“Cineworld's offering in Dundee showing a range of films for all ages. Located near Camperdown park, restaurants nearby include the Ashoka (Indian), McDonalds, KFC and the Weavers Mill (family restaurant) in the Premier Inn.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Park
“offers reservoirs, woodland and parkland to explore with a woodland adventure playground, High Ropes course and Sailing, Windsurfing, Kayaking, and Canoeing on the largest reservoir.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Train Station
“Brought Ferry is a small town west of Dundee and has a small accessible beach. It's a great place to go for a fish and chip supper and walk along the sands.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Amazing Tapas, not cheap but extremely good, often a reservation is required”
  • 9 locals recommend
Park
“Absolutely stunning plaster work in this house, well worth a visit. Beautiful gardens to stroll around.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Who can't resist a Scottish Castle, and they are even better when entry is free! The castle gives you great views along the beach and the harbour, in the summer months you can often spot dolphins. Broughty Ferry is a great area to have a walk round as well with some great shops, pubs and restaurants. The Castle Green also has a large play area for kids.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“You get very little for free these days but a view over Dundee and River Tay you can have.”
  • 9 locals recommend