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Information about parking in Dundee
Dundee is a city on Scotland’s east coast, on the north bank of the River Tay. Its population of 150000 makes it the fourth largest Scottish city. It was always a trading centre, as well as an industrial stronghold, and, as the industry has retreated, it has reinvented itself as a cultural city of worldwide acclaim. The question facing increasing numbers of visitors is; where to park in Dundee?
Some additional information about parking in dundee, to cater to all your parking needs
Where on-street parking is permitted in Dundee, the spaces are clearly marked. There are 530 on-street parking spaces around the Inner Ring Road, allowing shops, offices and restaurants in the pedestrian area to be reached after a short walk. Between the hours of 08:00 and 18:00 Monday to Saturday, and 13:00 to 18:00 on Sunday, the maximum stay is one hour and the charge is:
Parking is free and unlimited outside these hours.
Motorcycles can be parked free of charge at signed sites here:
There are 5000 parking spaces in car parks around the Inner Ring Road, allowing shops, offices and restaurants in the pedestrian area to be reached after a short walk.
Dundee station is a railway station linking to Edinburgh 60 miles to the south and, from there, to the rest of Britain. There is also a smaller station at Broughty Ferry.
Dundee has extensive bus services both within the city and further afield in the direction of Forfar, Brechin, Glamis, Blairgowrie and Perth.
Disabled person badge holders can park free of charge and without time limits in any on-street parking space or council-owned car park.
There is a City Centre Pedestrian Zone monitored by CCTV, in which entry is restricted to service vehicles, with all other traffic for the inner city being required to use the inner ring road.
On-street parking is free on bank holidays.
There is, of course, no drop-off and pick-up provision in the Pedestrian Zone. Outside the zone, cars can stop to pick up or set down a passenger even on a yellow line, provided that this does not involve stopping to wait.
V&A Dundee is a design museum in which a rolling programme of events and exhibits illustrates the various aspects of design, including design for business and design for the family. Check on the V&A Dundee website to find out what’s on when you want to go. Glamis Castle, 12 miles to the north of the city, is a fairy-tale castle set in attractive parkland. If Shakespeare is to be believed, this is where Macbeth murdered his king. The Jute Museum, aka Verdant Works, is worth visiting to understand the jute industry on which a great deal of Dundee’s history rests. If you’re getting hungry by now, there’s a café. The McManus Art Gallery and Museum concentrates on 19th and 20th-century European artists, some of them local. The Camperdown Wildlife Centre has some fascinating animals in its care.