A Dark History

This tour ended on 12th September.

If you want to take the Death in the West End tour, it is still available for private group bookings – whether its for a birthday, hen party, work night out or just a group of friends, you can book this tour for a minimum of 6 people for a day or evening tour (subject to availability). See our private group tour enquiry page.

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From riots and rebellions to disasters and sieges, this tour highlights only the very worst in our bloody battle for survival against overwhelming odds.

A Dark History explores the darkest days in Dundee’s past, starting on the Perth Road with a story of riots and revolutions, ending with the tale of the bloodiest days ever seen in the city, at the Overgate. Here’s what our past guests said about A Dark History:

“We have done tours like this in other cities but by far this was THE most interesting.”

“Loved it and can’t wait to go on another.”

Recommended age: 10+  (under 16s must be accompanied by an adult)

Tour start: Outside Duncan of Jordanstone College, Perth Road

Tour end: City Square

Tour length: 1 hour

Accessibility: There is a set of stairs at the start of the tour, these can be omitted and are not part of the route but to see something. The route walks down Perth Road and Nethergate at a gentle pace, for any accessibility concerns please get in touch.

See our other Walking Tours, Dundee History Books and Audio Stories about Dundee’s dark history – we also sell gift vouchers too.


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