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Dundee Howff Tour

Door open days

8 September 2018 (12 noon & 3 pm)

9 September 2018 (12 noon & 3 pm)


 A tour of one of Scotland’s oldest cemeteries. The former gardens of the Greyfriars monastery lay dormant for a number of years until Mary, Queen of Scots granted the Burgh a licence to allow the burial of the dead within its confine. Learn about the history of the site and be expertly guided around the amazing carved stones. Learn the story behind the discovery
of the 13th century medieval coped grave marker that had remained hidden for over 400 years, and its link to some
of the amazing events in Scotlands past. You will also be informed of the current work of the conservation group in their efforts to save this amazing ancient burial site.current conservation work of the group.


Key Information

Booking essential by emailing - Max - 30.  Tours are 12 noon to 1pm & 3pm to 4pm.

Where to find us

  • Barrack Street Gate,
  • Dundee Howff
  • Dundee
  • DD1 1DD