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Welcome to Dundee, Scotland's fourth largest city with a population of 150,000. The city is situated on the east coast of Scotland and lies on the River Tay. Dundee is famous for being the home of many comic characters including 'Oor Wullie' and 'Desperate Dan'.
HOW TO GET TO DUNDEE
Dundee Airport (DND) is very small with domestic flights only. (TIP: consider flying into Glasgow Airport (GLA) or Edinburgh Airport (EDI), and connect to Dundee by train or bus.) If you do fly to Dundee there is a bus service from the airport into the city or you can call one of the local taxi companies. If you prefer to travel by bus or train, both the Seagate Bus Station and Dundee Train Station are located in the city centre.
GETTING AROUND DUNDEE
Dundee is a compact city, and buses are the only form of public transport. A good service is provded by National Express and Stagecoach. There are local trains to and from Dundee Train Station from the surrounding towns. Many students walk or cycle, but if you are returning home late at night, we recommend one of the local taxi companies.
STAYING IN DUNDEE
For short term accommodation, use one of the city's quality hostels. For longer term student accommodation in Dundee, please check out the accommodation section of the website.
EATING OUT IN DUNDEE
Dundee has a fantastic choice of takeaways and restaurants. More coming soon.
GOING OUT IN DUNDEE
Dundee has a very good reputation for going out. We highly recommend Nether Inn for live sport, good food and live entertainment.
THINGS TO DO IN DUNDEE
Dundee offers a number of attractions. Spend a few hours at the Dundee Science Centre, or visit HMS Unicorn or the RSS Discovery. Why not take in a concert at Caird Hall, or if you are a sports fan, there is 'SPL football' at Tannadice and Dens Park. If you fancy going for a stroll, there are plenty of great walks along the River Tay or spend the afternoon on the seafront in Broughty Ferry.
SHOPPING IN DUNDEE
Dundee has a couple of shopping malls. You will find all of the big brand names in the Overgate and Wellgate Shopping Centres, both of which are located in the city centre. There are also plenty of smaller independent stores on the High street and The Murraygate in the city centre.
STUDYING IN DUNDEE
Dundee is home to two universities: the University of Dundee and Abertay University. For more info on studying at any of these, please visit the university section of the website.
Jump onboard the RSS Discovery
Visit the Dundee Science Centre
Visit Broughty Castle
Take a day trip to St Andrews
Take in some entertainment at Caird Hall
Visit the McManus Galleries
See the Stars at the Mills Observatory
See the famous HMS Unicorn
Watch a football match at Tannadice
Enjoy the views with a walk along the Tay
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