Monikie Country Park, with its reservoirs, woodland and parkland is an ideal location for a visit to the countryside. The scenic surroundings offer many opportunities to enjoy the outdoors at any time of the year. The park is open throughout the year with the ranger centre open during most daylight hours. We offer hire and instruction in windsurfing, sailing, canoeing and kayaking between May and September. As well as all craft and equipment, changing facilities with hot showers are provided. You can also store or launch your own craft. We also offer high ropes, teambuilding, raft building, mountain biking, conservation projects and guided walks. The Rangers can tailor any activity to suit your needs, whether it is for a fun birthday party or to meet your outdoor learning outcomes through the Curriculum For Excellence.
Dundee Science Centre inspires people of all ages to explore and understand the world around them, to discover and enjoy science with lots of fun. The Centre has recently been renovated to provide immersive exhibitions with show stopping interactives from our Waterworks Station to Virtual Operating tables. Our youngest visitors play in our Midnight Garden Tree House and slide, families love exploring our exhibits, playing our Climate Challenge Digital Game or making things fly on our Air Table. With accessible facilities including our Sensory Zone, Changing Places toilet and new outside spaces there is something to make all our visitors feel welcome. Café Create, is a bespoke place to refuel with food and drink within a relaxed and vibrant environment.
Broughty Castle sits imposingly at the mouth of the River Tay. Built in 1496 on a rocky promontory, it has faced many sieges and battles. Today, it houses fascinating displays on the life and times of Broughty Ferry, its people, the environment and the wildlife that live close by. The Castle has magnificent views over the river, and is only minutes away from Broughty Ferry Beach and Esplanade. It’s a ‘must-see’ attraction if you’re visiting Broughty Ferry, and offers something for everyone, with a changing programme of events, activities and displays.
Camperdown Country Park, often known as just Camperdown Park, is a public park in the Camperdown area of Dundee, Scotland. The park comprises the former grounds of Camperdown House, a 19th-century mansion, which was bought by the city in 1946. Camperdown Park is home to a wildlife centre and recreational facilities.
Dundee Museum of Transport tells the stories of local transport pioneers and innovators as well as displaying vehicles from local and national collections. Come along and learn about Dundee’s tram network, railway and marine history. Look around our constantly changing selection of cars, commercial vehicles and buses. Get up close and personal with Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and have a look at our recreation of Dundee’s first flying machine. We host transport related events throughout the year, so keep an eye on our website for details of these, and new additions to our collection.