Dundee is the ideal base for your visit to the Battlefields Route.
Dundee Tour Guides
A list of accredited and registered tour guides in Dundee
The Zulu name "Talana" meaning "the shelf where precious items are stored" is a most appropriate name for this large and varied museum.
The museum comprises 23 buildings, dedicated to subjects as diverse as war and agriculture, mining, industry and domestic life.
The Battle of Isandlwana
Isandlwana, the battle that rocked Victorian Britain; at which the Zulus wiped out a substantial British force including the 1st Battalion, 24th Foot.
The Battle of Rorke's Drift
Rorke’s Drift: the iconic defence of the mission station by a small force of British and colonial troops; which saw a record award of Victoria Crosses and restored the faith of Victorian Britain in the Army.
The Battle of Blood River
Dingane Attacks the Voortrekker Laager at the Ncome River.
The Battle of Spionkop
Buller’s second disastrous attempt to cross the Tugela River to relieve Ladysmith.