These top-notch publications have created unique guides to Dundee – check them out here


It’s no news to anyone that Dundee’s outstanding cultural renaissance has been hot off the press for the last year.

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Lately, SeeDundee has stumbled across several world-class publications raving about the how much the city is thriving.

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Upon our stumbles, we noticed how many of the publications have created unique guides to Dundee, describing the best spots to see and visit in the city (taking a leaf out of SeeDundee’s book).

Of course, we couldn’t help but jot them down for you lot to check out.

In no particular order, here they are.

1. VOGUE

In 2018, Vogue Daily created a guide to the city, describing Dundee as ‘curious little town that balances its post-industrial history with a buzzing design scene.’

The short but comprehensive guide includes sound advice on where to stay, eat and drink in Dundee, as well as where to head for the ultimate shopping experience.

To read the guide, click here.

2. The Guardian

The Guardian Online created a local’s guide to Dundee, centred around the stunning transformation of Dundee’s waterfront in 2018.

The guide shares a list of top ten activities to enjoy when in the city, as well as a bunch of useful travel information.

To read it, click here.

3. Lonely Planet

Of course, Lonely Planet have created a thought-provoking, essential guide to our wee city.

True to the publication’s style, it tells readers the ideal time of year to visit Dundee, how best to travel here, and so much more.

Check out the guide here. 

Dundee was also listed in Lonely Planet’s ‘Best in Europe 2018’ guide, described as a ‘city with an eye on the future.’

4. NME

The NME guide to Dundee includes a detailed list of Dundee’s cultural hot-spots, foodie havens and more, noting the ‘vast regeneration’ of the city over the last two years.

To read the guide, click here. 

5. Sunday Times

The Sunday Times’ student guide to Dundee can be used by students and non-students alike. Whilst it focuses on the city’s inherent connection with discovery and innovation, it also offers plenty of suggestions on what to do and see in the city.

To read the guide, click here. 

The Sunday Times also listed Dundee in their ’12 best British cities to live in’ guide.

Do you know of any trendy guides to our wee city? Let us know via socials.

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Claire Merten