Destination guide

Friendly Dundee will entice you

The area's museums and monuments are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Dundee. This welcoming city is known for its restaurants, golfing and spas. Local cultural sights include Discovery Point and Verdant Works. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Dundee

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Dundee a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Eden Mill St Andrews (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • St. Andrews Links (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Carnoustie Golf Links (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Swilken Bridge (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Old Course at St Andrews (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • St. Andrews Aquarium (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Dundee

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Dundee. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Montrose Basin (24.5 mi / 39.5 km)
  • Dundee Law (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Lochee Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Camperdown Country Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Tentsmuir Forest (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • West Sands (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Dundee

Fly into Dundee (DND), the closest airport, located 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, Dundee Tay Bridge Station, Invergowrie Station and Broughty Ferry Station are the main stations in the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Dundee?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 275 holiday lettings around Dundee. From 114 flats & apartments to 101 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a rural property in Dundee?

There's something special about country living. If you're a city slicker yearning for a slice of the rural life, we can sort you out. HomeAway has 39 countryside holiday rentals in this destination. Open to more suggestions? HomeAway has tons more options to explore, including:

  • 37 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 34 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 23 beach holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Dundee?

There's something eternally cool and chic about staying in an apartment like a local. Whether it's a scenic view you're after or just a place to kick back and relax, an apartment could be the ideal choice. You can select from 107 different options with the help of HomeAway. If you make your booking quickly, you could spend as little as £25 a night. Or maybe you'd rather one of the area's other popular self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • House: 84 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £34 per night.
  • Cottage: 81 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £74 per night.
  • Hotel: 24 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £44 per night.

Can I stay in Dundee in a large group?

The recipe for the perfect holiday is relaxing with friends and relatives in a totally new place. If you'll be visiting with a large group, HomeAway has options. The top choice for big groups here are apartment holiday rentals, and there are 31 available. Rental options around this area that are perfect for large groups include:

  • If yours is a squad of 6, we've got 126 holiday rentals perfectly suited for that size. Stay a night for as little as £62.
  • If you have 8 in your crew, you'll be pleased to discover that there are 44 rental accommodation that are suitable. You can book one for as little as £123 a night.
  • Trying to find properties for rent to suit 5 people? You'll be glad to find out we have 42 that'll be ideal. You can secure one for as little as £34 a night.

You and your crew will be well catered to when you organise your Dundee escape with us!