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Exploring Dundee’s Dark History: An Unforgettable Tour Experience

Join us on a journey through the hidden corners of Dundee, where history comes alive, and the darker side of the city’s past is unveiled. Our tours offer an experience that will captivate your imagination and leave you wanting more. Here’s what you can expect when you come on one of our Dundee walking tours:

Discover Hidden Gems

Prepare to uncover hidden gems that are often unnoticed by the casual observer. Many of our tours grant you access to locations that are otherwise closed to the public, revealing the secrets and stories behind these intriguing places. Spot street art and historical plaques hidden in plain sight, as our experienced guides lead you through the vibrant streets of Dundee.

Plaque on Couttie’s Wynd

Engaging and Captivating Guides

Stewart and Louise, our dynamic duo of guides, bring their passion for history and storytelling to every tour. With seven years of experience running these captivating journeys, they know how to engage with the group and make the experience interactive. Through their fast-paced and entertaining style, they ensure that history becomes more digestible, captivating your imagination with their tales.

Stewart & Louise telling a story on the Fannies & Belters tour in 2022.

Unique Elements and Surprises

Every tour we offer is crafted to provide a distinctive experience. From surprising anecdotes to lesser-known facts, there’s always something special waiting for you on our tours. Our guests often return for more because they know that each tour promises unique elements that they won’t find elsewhere.

Unveiling Dundee’s Dark History

Our tours shine a light on the darker aspects of the city’s past, delving into wars, battles, murders, diseases, and executions. While the subject matter may be dark, we believe in balancing it with humour to create an enjoyable and memorable experience. Laughter will mingle with shivers as you explore the depths of Dundee’s intriguing past.

Stewart with a group in The Old Steeple

Relaxed Atmosphere and Leisurely Pace

The atmosphere on our tours is always relaxed, ensuring you feel comfortable throughout the journey. We don’t dress up in costumes or attempt to scare you (unless it’s Halloween, then all bets are off!). Instead, our priority is to create a fun and engaging atmosphere where you can enjoy the experience. The pace of the tour is leisurely, with more talking than walking. Our guides ensure that everyone is part of the group before they dive into their captivating stories.

Friendly Guides and Personalized Attention

Stewart and Louise are not only knowledgeable but also friendly and approachable. They are always ready to answer your questions, provide additional insights, and ensure your overall well-being during the tour. Their warm smiles and genuine enthusiasm will make you feel welcomed and valued throughout your time with us.

Reviews from Previous Guests

Here are some reviews from previous guests who have joined us on our tours:

“Just finished the Old Steeple Tour. The guides were fun and informative, and the view is awesome. Cannot recommend this tour enough, very enjoyable. Try it, you’ll love it.”

“Just completed the Twisted In Time tour this evening. Met some great people and found the tour interesting, funny, and entertaining, as were our guides Stewart and Louise. Have just booked the Law Walking Tour later this month.”

“So good, people so informative, friendly, and fun.”

“Myself and my girlfriend had a wonderful time even though it decided to rain, 5/5 would tour again.”

Book Your Dundee Walking Tour

Are you ready to unveil the hidden stories and delve into the dark history of Dundee? Join us on one of our upcoming tours and embark on an unforgettable adventure through the intriguing streets of Dundee’s West End.

Booking is easy. Simply click on the big green button below or give us a call on 07446625682 to secure your spot. We also offer the option of arranging private group tours, subject to availability, for a more personalized experience tailored to your preferences.

Remember to wear comfortable shoes and dress appropriately for the unpredictable Scottish weather. Our tours take place rain or shine, so be prepared for all four seasons in a day! Rest assured, you’ll be covered by our public liability insurance while on the tour, and our guides will provide any necessary safety instructions.

As we change our tours and events every few months, make sure to keep an eye out for future offerings. We have exciting plans for the latter part of 2023, including a series of talks and presentations that will further explore the dark history of Dundee.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to embark on a journey through Dundee’s past. Join us and experience the captivating blend of history, storytelling, and entertainment that awaits you. Book your tour today and let us take you on an unforgettable adventure through Dundee’s rich and mysterious heritage.

We look forward to walking with you!


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