Howff Graveyard Tour with Dundee Waterfront Walks.
Meet in Meadowside entry (not Barrack Street ) in Dundee city centre. Close to McManus Museum. A friendly, guided walk through hundreds of years of Dundee History. The fascinating story of the city and its citizens is written on the stones.
The tour is over uneven surfaces and different terrains. It is around 3/4 of a mile (1208 metres) in distance and lasts for around an hour and 15 minutes.
Tours will go ahead irrespective of the weather. Please do take care to dress accordingly . You must have on stout waterproof footwear for your own comfort and safety .We will be walking on fairly good cobbled paths much of the time, but will be on grass or earth at gravesides, at other times. We are situated at the Tay estuary , leading to the North Sea and the weather is changeable. Dundee is , however, the sunniest city in Scotland . It will be fun!
Please note that your tour ticket price does not entitle you to entry to any of the attractions which we will view or discuss. We would however be glad to recommend that you do try to visit or investigate them for yourselves. Tour tickets are for sale online only . Sorry no refunds after ticket purchase.
***Whilst all guests are welcome, this tour may not suit those who would find the terrain, footpaths and diversions to gravesides problematic. Guests are asked to check in advance whether or not they would in fact wish to undertake the tour under these circumstances. We wish to avoid any disappointment.***
If a guest is attending with a Carer to assist with mobility, the guest can buy a ticket at the Concessionary rate and the Carer will go free.
ON ALL TOURS TICKETS ARE ON SALE FOR UP TO 35 PERSONS ONLY. THOSE ATTENDING ARE REQUESTED TO SOCIALLY DISTANCE 1 METRE FROM THE TOUR GUIDE, TOUR GUESTS AND ALL MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC WHO ARE OUTWITH THEIR OWN FAMILY GROUP .CURRENTLY GUESTS DO NOT REQUIRE TO WEAR A FACE MASK, THOUGH THEY MAY WISH TO.
ANYONE ATTENDING THE TOUR WHO DOES NOT OBSERVE THESE SAFETY REQUIREMENTS WILL BE ASKED TO LEAVE THE TOUR IN THE INTERESTS OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY REFUND AS A RESULT.
BY PURCHASING A TICKET ,THE PURCHASER AGREES TO HIS OR HER CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS BEING MADE AVAILABLE TO CONTACT TRACERS RELATIVE TO THE CURRENT COVID OUTBREAK, SHOULD THE TOUR OPERATOR REQUIRE TO DO SO.THIS INFORMATION WILL BE RETAINED FOR A PERIOD OF 21 DAYS, FOR THIS PURPOSE THEN DESTROYED SECURELY .
*PRIVATE TOURS available subject to minimum numbers (4 persons) and are available by arrangement
From £10 per adult
January — December
- Dundee City
- Medium Group (17-30)
- Small Group (1-16)
Tour company information
Dundee Waterfront Walks
Meet in front of RRS Discovery for Dundee History tour, at Howff Graveyard (Central Dundee) for the Howff Graveyard Tour and at the foot of the Broughty Castle drawbridge for the Old Broughty Ferry tour including the little known Fisher graveyard. We the will take you from as far back as the Volcanic formation of Dundee Law, then lead you safely through some of the wars, disasters and happier events which have affected our city. You will encounter dreadful rogues , awful (but much loved) poets and some true heroes . The history is often sad, sometimes amusing , but always fascinating!
Each tour timing /booking per Eventbrite(search "Dundee Waterfront Walks." ) Also on website
Please also visit Dundee Council's Leisure &Culture Whatson.
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