“A gorgeous 19th-century house with the look of a fairytale castle.” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
Taypark House was built in 1863 and is ideally located for the city centre and the Botanical Gardens as well as the Airport and the V and A. Set off the main road it has a peaceful location with views down to the Tay, and wonderful gardens that boast their own bar and outside kitchen. Each bedroom is individual in design and well appointed, and many original features have been carefully maintained. The bar offers an impressive collection of gins while the spacious dining room looks out on the gardens.
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Dundee has one of the most spectacular settings of any Scottish city. It is located on the north bank of the Firth of Tay with the Sidlaw Hills behind, the Fife shore to the south, and the North Sea to the east. Facing south across the wide, silvery Firth of Tay, it’s also one of Scotland’s sunniest cities. From the summit of Dundee Law, the extinct volcano that dominates its northern skyline, you can look inland to the Cairngorms, south over the hills of Fife, far out over the North Sea, or westward up the Tay as far as Perth.
This is a city that has reinvented itself more than a few times. And as you’ll see when you arrive by road or rail via its iconic bridges (two of the longest in Britain), it’s busy reinventing itself yet again.
V&A Dundee is a design museum in Dundee, Scotland, which opened on 15 September 2018. The V&A Dundee is the first design museum in Scotland and the first Victoria and Albert museum outside London. The V&A Dundee is also the first building in the United Kingdom that has been designed by Kengo Kuma.
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