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Howff Cemetery, Dundee

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  • I've walked passed it countless times without ever going in, then one afternoon I found myself walking passed with some time to kill and decided a change was necessary. The information boards are inte...  more »
  • Well kept and maintained grounds. Nice look at names and memories from a bygone age. Worth a visit if you're in Dundee or the surrounding area.  more »
  • This was a gift of land granted by Mary Queen of Scots to the people of Dundee it is within a short walking distance from the city centre the grounds have pleasant quite seating for a bit of RNR it ha...  more »
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  • Interesting wee area of calm in the middle of the town centre.
  • Beautiful grave stones with intriguing skull & cross bone markings.
  • It's a small cemetery but it's very nice and interesting, with a little mist surrounding the graves... much better :)
  • The Howff Burial Grounds were established in 1564 by Mary, Queen of Scots, and includes graves up to 1857. I have a particular interest in historical grave markers and, given this, visited many cemeteries in Scotland. The Howff had, by far, the best collection of 16th-19th century tombstones and memorials I've come across. If you're interested in old cemeteries, this is well worth going out of your way to visit. In my case, I came to Dundee exclusively for The Howff, and I was not disappointed.
  • Full of character, with a great history