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V&A Dundee - Scotland's first design museum + more to see and do in Tay Country

VisitScotlandAmandaVisitScotlandAmanda Member, Administrator, Moderator, VisitScotland Staff
edited June 29 in Arts and Culture


In a few months on September 15 2018, the V&A Dundee will open its doors as the only V&A museum in the world outside London and the home for Scotland's design heritage.

If you're planning to visit this historic museum (I know I am!) then you might want to turn your trip into an opportunity to see more of Scotland's Tay Country as well. To help you get started with your itinerary planning, take a look at the top 21 things to see and do in the area here. From golf courses to stunning coastlines, castles to gin distilleries, there's something for everyone. 

What are you planning to add to your bucket list?
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  • FullStopNextChapterFullStopNextChapter VisitScotland Ambassador ✭✭✭
    I am super excited for the V&A to be opening just down the road from me! 

    For anyone else planning to to visit I have a few suggestions for things to see and do: 

    Verdant Works - Dundee is famed for it's industrial history and Verdant Works is the place to discover how jute played it's part. 

    RSS Discovery - A magnificent ship with a fascinating tale. It has been berthed in Dundee permanently since 1993 and is well worth a visit. 

    Glen Esk - The longest of the Angus glens and is stunning. A memorial to Queen Victoria is also along the glen.  

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  • johnmurrayjnrjohnmurrayjnr Member ✭✭✭
    Can't wait :) 




    Pop across to Fife - enjoy the history & heritage of our Historic Scotland & National Trust for Scotland Properties including Falkland Palace 


    Enjoy the diversity of the Fife Coastal Path as well. 

    Dundee - So much going on in this city. The RRS Discovery right next door  to the V&A is a must visit as is The Verdent Works. Loads of food & drink options too. 

    Perthshire - one of the most attractive and diverse counties in Scotland. Scone palace is so lovely. I actually got married nearby at Huntingtower Hotel :) 

    Angus - Enjoy the scenery of the rolling hills and glens, to the sandy white beaches along the stunning coastline in the east of Scotland. Lunan Bay is incredible! 



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