The fourth largest city in Scotland as well as the 38th most populated in the UK, Dundee is a huge and vibrant city that boasts everything from rich history and diverse culture through to modern facilities and amenities, great entertainment, exciting attractions, and a bustling commercial scene. A large hill known as The Law was once the site of and Iron Age Hill Fort and is today an important landmark upon which the World War I Law War Memorial was erected. The Firth of Tay is another dominant part of the local landscape while St Mary’s Tower has the honour of being the city’s oldest building, dating back to the 15th century.
Dundee is a vibrant and thriving commercial and business hub that is home to a wide range of businesses. A variety of big name companies and corporations have executive suites and offices in the area. This includes Tesco, Michelin, BT, Norwich Union, Royal Bank of Scotland, Asda, and Rockstar North. NHS Tayside and Dundee City Council also have offices in the city along with a variety of smaller businesses, single professionals, and retailers.
Entertainment And Dining Out
There is plenty available by way of entertainment in Dundee, with something to suit every taste and preference. The Dundee Repertory Theatre is a popular venue for performances while concerts are often hosted at Caird Hall. If you want to take in the arts you can head to McManus Galleries or if you want something more lively, there are many pubs, bars and clubs in the area. Dining out options here are also extremely varied and exciting. For a taste of Spain, you can head to The Tapas Bar or try Cafe Sicilia for great Italian cooking. The Pear Tree Restaurant is a great choice for British cuisine while Malabar serves up fiery Indian cooking.
Served by the A90 which then links to the M90, Dundee boasts good road networks that provide convenient connections to the likes of Perth and Aberdeen. Road links are also provided via the A930, A92 and A85, which provide offer convenience for drivers and for commuters who are using other forms of ground transportation. The city is well served by buses, coaches, and taxi services while links to the rail network can be accessed at Dundee Station and Broughty Ferry Station, which are served by First ScotRail, East Coast and CrossCountry. For those requiring air travel connections, Dundee Airport offers a number of flights, although the nearest international airport is Edinburgh.