Milton Farm Lodges are situated a short ten minute drive from the city of Dundee. Angus and Dundee host numerous award-winning visitor attractions such as Glamis Castle, RRS Discovery, DCA, Rep Theatre etc., as well as numerous amenities such as cinemas, shopping, restaurants and bars and transport connections – all within easy reach. In Angus, just a few miles away, you’ll find the Highland Glens.
A modern city, Dundee offers something for everyone with many restaurants in the city centre and theatre precinct, museums and galleries, shops and bars.
Teaming with history and heritage, Dundee and Angus host some of Scotland’s most well known castles and historical places of interest. These include…
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Dundee
V&A at Dundee will be an international centre of design for Scotland and will celebrate Scotland’s historic and important role in design. Development of the museum will play a vital role in Dundee’s ambitious regeneration plans. Due to open in September 2018. Website: The V & A Dundee
Sitting at the mouth of the Tay, Broughty Castle was built in 1496 and has faced many battles throughout history. Today, Broughty Castle is open to visitors and can be found beside Broughy Beach in Broughty Ferry, by Dundee.
HM Frigate Unicorn
Now docked in Dundee’s Victoria Dock, His Majesty’s Frigate Unicorn was a powerful warship back in 1824. Website: HMS Unicorn
Magdalen Green & Band Stand
An iconic scene of Dundee pictured in paintings of James McIntosh Patrick (1907-1998), Dundee’s band stand and Magdalen Green lie in Dundee’s West End near the Tay Rail Bridge.
Tay Rail Bridge
The original Tay Rail Bridge tragically collapsed in 1879 killing 75 people. The remains of the original bridge can be seen to this day. Connecting Dundee and Fife, the rail bridge (and the nearby road bridge) are two significant examples of Scottish engineering.
The Law Hill
The Law (meaning Hill) is an extinct volcano formed around 400 million years ago. Its 572 foot peak is Dundee’s highest point and offers stunning views of the whole city. The peak can easily be reached by road or by foot.
Discovery Point & RSS Discovery
Home of the famed RRS Discovery (Captain Scott’s scientific research ship that was specifically built to explore Antarctica), Discovery Point has audio/visual shows, interactive displays and artefacts, and provides tours of the ship. Website: Discovery Point