The Dundee & Angus Convention Bureau have
reserved an allocation of rooms in the hotels listed on the
accommodation booking link on ESM webpage (www.ESM2008.info). These
rooms are available at preferred rates and can be booked through the
web link until Thursday 17 July 2008.
If you would like to book your room from the
allocation we would advise you make the reservation before this date.
Friday 18 July 2008 it will not be possible to book accommodation
through the web link, however you will be able to download a PDF accommodation booking form to
complete and return to the Dundee & Angus Convention Bureau who
will assist with your accommodation request (subject to availability).
Should you have any enquiries for accommodation,
please call Tracy Duncan on +44(0) 1382 527541 or email email@example.com
for processing your accommodation requirements.
Guest House list
If you´re looking for a cheaper accommodation, please download a list
of small hotels in the area here.
contact Karla Fretwell for more information concerning accommodation.
Institute of Motion Analysis & Research
University Dept. of Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgery
Ninewells Hospital & Medical School
Dundee DD1 9SY, Scotland
tel: +44 1382 496332
fax: +44 1382 496200
1. general information for
travelling to Dundee
Dundee is on the main East Coast route with direct services to
Newcastle, York and London, and to Sheffield, Birmingham, Bristol and
Plymouth. There are overnight sleeper services from London, the south
coast and the west country. Rail journeys to the other major cities in
Scotland (Aberdeen, Eden¬burgh, Glasgow) take approximately 1¼ hours.
The regular service from London King’s Cross Station takes only six
hours. The modern railway station is only a few minutes walk from the
Day and night coach services (operated by National Express, Stagecoach,
and Citylink) are available to all major cities throughout the UK
Dundee is linked to the rest of the UK by continuous motorway and dual
carriage¬way. Dundee is best approached from the south via the A90 for
traffic coming from Eden¬burgh (M90) and Glasgow (A9) and beyond. From
the outskirts of Dundee the route into the University and the Medical
School is well sign¬posted and relatively easy to follow. Ninewells
Hospital and Medical School is a prominent landmark on the approach to
Dundee via the A90.
You can fly into Dundee Airport from Aberdeen, Edinburgh (with a link
to London Heathrow), Manchester and London City (with ScotAirways). The
airport is only five minutes drive from the University and Medical
School. International airports at Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Glasgow can
be reached by road in less than two hours. For further information
phone Dundee Airport on +44 (0) 1382 643242
2. Free airport coach transfers AIRPORT
The Dundee & Angus Convention Bureau have arranged free airport
coach transfers operating to and from Edinburgh Airport and Dundee .
Arrival coaches will depart from the Coach Park
outside UK Arrivals at Edinburgh Airport at designated times with the
principal drop-off points being : Invercarse Hotel; West Park ;
Travelodge Dundee Central; Hilton Dundee and Apex City Quay Hotel
& Spa and return coaches from Dundee will drop
delegates off at Edinburgh Airport.
The estimated travel time is approximately 70 minutes.
Please book your free airport coach transfers on
the coach transfer booking link:
Information on the railway travel
How to get to the Glasgow Train Station
UK Nationalrail Homepage
This link will give you the times and fares for
trains in the UK. The average travel time via train is roughly 1hour 20
If delegates want to hire a car the average travel time is about 1 hour
30 mins to 2 hours depending on the traffic.
Train times from Edinburgh to Dundee
here to see the train times from Edinburgh to Dundee
information, or changes to timetables caused by Engineering Operations,
please check the Scotrail homepage (
and click in the Alerts and Updates panel to the right."
1. Information on the city of Dundee
Destination Fact File : The Destination
Fact File is filled with useful information from a list of restaurants
and pubs to hairdressers, hiring of kilts, courier services and
information on the Tax Refund Scheme.
Tourist Information office
: Official tourist site of Dundee.
: Dundee Airport, located in the heart of Scotland, is the most
convenient fly-in destination for some 1000 square miles of Central
Scotland. The main centres for which Dundee Airport is best placed are,
Dundee City, Perth, Glenrothes, Arbroath, Montrose, St.Andrews,
Carnoustie, Forfar, Blairgowrie. Many smaller towns and villages are
also easily reachable in the scenic tourist areas surrounding Dundee.