Local Landmarks in Dundee & Angus

 
The Law Angus wide
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An extinct volcano formed around 400 million years ago, the 572-foot peak is the city's most distinctive landmark and an enduring attraction for visitors and locals. Central to...
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The Howff Burial Ground Dundee Centre
The name “Howff” is an old word meaning a “meeting place”. Originally it was the gardens of the Grey Friars Monastery, (destroyed in 1547/8), granted to the town as a place of...
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Peter Pan Statue, Kirriemuir Kirriemuir
The bronze statue of Peter Pan Kirriemuir town centre commemorates the writer Sir J. M. Barrie, a native of the town, and creator of the Peter Pan story. The original sculptur...
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Magdalen Green Bandstand Dundee West End
Magdalen Green has the distinction of being Dundee's oldest city park having been in use for some 400 years and has long been used for both meeting and recreational purposes. The...
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The Bell Rock Lighthouse Arbroath
The Bell Rock Lighthouse is the world's oldest surviving sea-washed lighthouse. It was built by Robert Stevenson on the Bell Rock 11 miles, east of the Firth of Tay, between 1807...
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Desperate Dan Statue Dundee Centre
Desperate Dan is a wild west character in the British comic The Dandy. He made his appearance in the first issue which was dated 4 December 1937. He is apparently the world's...
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Lemmings Seabraes Dundee Centre
Celebrating Dundee's Games Developers, the Lemmings were created by sculptor Alyson Conway in 2013. The cute creatures climb up a stone pillar, in homage to the popular gaming...
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Angus Glens Angus wide
Five glens (valleys) from West to East like the fingers of a hand - each one with its own special characteristics and each one well worth a visit. Activities of all kinds are on...
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Tay Rail Bridge and McGonagall's Walk Riverside, Dundee Dundee Centre
Take a stroll along Riverside, from Discovery Point out to the second Rail Bridge, opened in 1887 to replace the ill-fated first bridge, which collapsed on 28th December 1879....
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Frigate Unicorn Victoria Dock Dundee Centre
HMS UNICORN, of 46 guns, was built as a sailing frigate for the Royal Navy in Chatham dockyard and she was launched in 1824. Unicorn is now preserved as a historic ship and visit...
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RRS Discovery Dundee Centre
A trip to Discovery Point is an adventure in its own right as audiovisual shows, computer-based multimedia and displays of the actual artefacts of the crew transport you to Antarc...
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