Dundee is a charming Scottish city on the north bank of the Firth of Tay where travellers can enjoy an inviting waterfront alongside a cultural hub boasting museums and entertainment. Those interested in history won’t want to miss out on Discovery Point. Home to the research ship RRS Discovery, this speciality museum and historic site showcases the beauty of the Polar Regions and the historic journeys through the ice. The HMS Unicorn, a ship dating back to the early 19th century, is also permanently anchored along the town’s waterfront.

Dundee’s Old Town area is packed full of enough fun things that you could dedicate an entire day of your holiday to exploring it. Several historic sites are available, of course, including St Paul’s Cathedral, but that’s just the beginning. Visitors can also check out several notable art galleries and shops in the neighbourhood. Of course, the Dundee Science Centre is available too, and it’s especially appealing to families travelling with kids.

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