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Sausage & Cider Festival

7th September

The Sausage & Cider Festival is returning to Slessor Gardens 7th September 2024

Avertical World
Propel yourself to new heights at Tayside’s only dedicated indoor climbing centre.
Balgay, Lochee & Victoria Parks
A vast green space is occupied by three parks in one.
Botanic Garden
Enjoy over 5000 different plants at the beautiful University of Dundee Botanic Garden.
Broughty Castle
Broughty Castle is an Instagrammable beauty, overlooking both the beach and harbour.
Broughty Ferry
The Ferry is our very own slice of the seaside – a lovely, lively area with lots to see and do.
Caird Hall
The Caird Hall is Dundee’s biggest public auditorium – playing host to music concerts, comedy shows and conference events.
Caird Park
Opened in 1920 by industrial benefactor James Key Caird, Caird Park is one of the city’s largest parklands.
Castle Trail
Dundee is home to four castles which date as far back as the mid-1400s.
Combat City Laser Tag
Get your game face on and your lasers loaded – because it’s time to trigger some fun at one of Scotland’s biggest laser tag arenas.
Comic Characters Trail
Dundee is the home of famous characters from classic comics like the Beano and the Dandy. Can you track down all the statues of them?
D'Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum
The D’Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum is a treasure trove of natural history specimens from across the globe.
DCA
Dundee's home to contemporary arts, including spacious galleries and recreational areas.
DD Tours
Delve deep into centuries of myths and legends with DD Tours – an interactive walk-around which promises a quirky and offbeat style.
Discover Dundee open-top tour
Discover Dundee: an open top sightseeing tour, and your official guide to the City of Discovery.
Dundee Law
The Law is a local icon, offering a 360° panoramic vista of the city, the Tay and the surrounding hills.
Dundee Museum of Transport
Hear the stories of local transport pioneers, with lots of vehicles on display from local and national collections.
Dundee Rep
Dundee Rep and Scottish Dance Theatre sits at the cultural heart of Dundee as a centre of creative excellence
Dundee Science Centre
The Science Centre brings everyone together to enjoy the wonders of the world around us.
Escape Dundee
Locked in a mysterious room. Sixty minutes to get out. Do you have what it takes to break your way out?
Gardyne Theatre
The independent Gardyne Theatre is a popular entertainment venue which offers an eclectic programme of entertainment.
HMS Unicorn
HMS Unicorn is one of the six oldest ships in the world (and the oldest in Scotland) with a unique story rooted in the history of Dundee.
Magdalen Green
Magdalen Green is Dundee's oldest park, having been in use for more than 400 years as a recreational space.
The McManus
For more than 150 years, The McManus has preserved and displayed pieces of local art, history and heritage.
Mills Observatory
Gaze upon the stars and planets through fully computerised telescopes at Britain's oldest purpose-build public observatory.
Open Close Trail
Local artists have come together to brighten up some of Dundee’s nooks and crannies with beautiful artworks which everyone can appreciate.
RRS Discovery
Dundee’s nickname as the ‘City of Discovery’ is a legacy of this pioneering vessel, built and launched from our very own shipyards in 1901.
Ryze
Jump into the action at Dundee’s ultimate indoor trampoline experience.
ScotKart
Non-stop action crammed all the way to the finishing line in this 400m indoor go-karting circuit.
Slessor Gardens
Dundee's newest green space and event venue, located at the waterfront.
V&A Dundee
Dundee is home to Scotland's first design museum, housed in an ingenious concrete shell at the heart of the waterfront.
Verdant Works
The immersive, authentic home of our industrial heritage and social history, set in a preserved former mill.
Waterfront & Urban Beach
Dundee’s £1bn transformation is only half-way finished, yet there’s already so much to see and do.
Waterfront Walks
Join a fascinating guided walk through 400 million years of Dundee’s often turbulent history.
Whitehall Theatre
Whitehall Theatre has been entertaining audiences with outstanding performances for generations.
Wild Shore
Dive into Dundee’s first water-based adventure hub and challenge yourself to a range of dynamic and adrenaline-fuelled activities.
Women's Trail
The Dundee Women’s Trail commemorates twenty-five pioneers who left their mark on our city.
Xplore Outdoors
Did you know that Dundee is Scotland’s greenest city? We boast more parkland per head than anywhere else in the country.
tenpin - Dundee
Dundee's newest and most thrilling entertainment spot has opened!
Overgate Shopping Centre
The Overgate Shopping Centre boasts over 60 outlets as well as plenty of eateries, and is at the heart of the Xplore network.