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SCOTLAND LAND O' BURNS

BRIG O DOON ALLOWAY

ATTRACTIONS COLLECTIONS

Crossraguel Abbey Ruins

One of the best preserved Abbey ruins in Scotland where Burns spent time debating with his friend.

Robert Burns

Birthplace Museum
Largest National Collection | Burns Museum & other attractions owned by National Trust Scotland.

Burns Cottage

Thatched cottage Burns was born in.

Burns Monument Gardens

Gardens | Monument | Statue House

Brig o' Doon Hotel

Hotel with views of Brig o' Doon.

Rozelle House & Art Gallery
National Collection | Alexander Goudie Tam o'Shanter Exhibition

Tam o' Shanter Inn

Original Inn from Burns time

Corney & Barrow Wine Shop

Burns visited the cellars as exciseman

Robbie's Whisky Merchants

Sellers of Burns themed Whisky

Ayr Brewery

Sellers of Burns themed Ales

Carnegie Library

Collection | Bust

The Kirkton Inn

Interior Burns and Nelly Plaque

Souter Johnnie's Cottage

Artefacts | Art Gallery | Thatched outbuilding with sculptures. Owned by National Trust Scotland.

 

Souter's Inn

Quality food and drink

Bachelor's Club
National Collection | Exhibition

Owned by National Trust Scotland.

Lochlea Distillery

Burns home at Lochlea Farm is now a whisky distillery but not open for public visits

Wellwood Burns Centre

& Museum
Irvine Burns Club | Exhibits

Burns House Museum

& Library
National Collection | Exhibition

Where Burns lived with Jean Armour

National Burns

Memorial Tower

Art Gallery | Lookout Tower

Dean Castle
National Collection | Exhibition

The Dick Institute

National Collection | Exhibition

University of Edinburgh Library
Burns Collection

The Meadows

Burns father was a gardener here

Assembly Rooms

Burns spent nights here dancing

The Grand Lodge of Scotland Freemason Hall

Burns Collection

The Pear Tree Inn

Poet Dr Thomas Blacklock lived here and was visited by Burns

The Writer's Museum
National Collection | Burns, Sir Walter Scott and Robert Louis Stevenson

Deacon Brodie's Tavern

Site of Burns first Edinburgh lodging

St Giles Cathedral
Burns stained glass window

Supreme Court of

Scotland Library

Original site of bookshop where Creech published the Edinburgh edition.

The White Hart Inn

Burns stayed for a week here the last time he saw Clarinda.

National Library of Scotland
Libberton Wynd, home of Johnnie Dowie's Tavern was demolished. Now NLS is here at the George IV bridge with a Burns Collection.

National Museum of Scotland

Burns Collection.

National Records of Scotland

Burns Collection.

Ellisland Museum and Farm
Ellisland Farm was built by Burns for Jean Armour and their family. Holds part of the Burns National Collection.

Burns wrote Auld Lang Syne here.

Friars Carse Country House

Mansion and Estate Burns spent time in. Also has the Hermitage where he wrote and Whistles Restaurant named after that competition!

Robert Burns House
National Collection | Exhibition

The house where Burns died.

Robert Burns Centre

and Film Theatre

Exhibition of later years |

Film Theatre

St Michael's Kirkyard

with Burns Mausoleum

Burns is buried here with Jean Armour and some of his children

The Globe Inn

Burns favourite howff

The Theatre Royal

Burns was a patron of the theatre and wrote some pieces for it.

The Ewart Library

Holds some studies and manuscripts of Burns.

Closeburn Castle

Burns visited Closeburn Castle.

The Selkirk Arms Hotel

Where Burns stayed at times and may have first recited The Selkirk Grace. They now have a Burns room.

Broughton House & Garden

Owned by National Trust for Scotland, Broughton House holds 'Glasgow Boy' Hornel's vast collection of Burns.

Drumlanrig Castle
Home of Burns friend McMurdo where he etched a window pane. Today the castle and estate are visitor attractions.

Museum of Lead Mining Wanlockhead

Burns explored the mines in Scotland's highest village.

Dunscore Heritage Centre

Burns set up a library in Dunscore.

Glasgow University Centre for Robert Burns Studies
The development of research, scholarship and teaching in the area of Robert Burns, his cultural period and related literature.

The Mitchell Library Glasgow

Burns collection.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery

and Museum

Burns collection.

Dunfermline Abbey

Where Burns kissed the flagstones of Bruce's grave.

Dunfermline Carnegie Library
Murisan Burns Collection.

The Great Tapestry of Scotland

Includes Burns. Housed in Galashiels.

St Andrews University

Burns Collection.

Black Bull Inn Moffat

Oldest hostelry in Moffat where Burns inscribed a pane. Today has a Burns Room and Poet's Corner.

LANDMARKS

DISCOVERIES

Maybole

Maybole High Street

Lovers Lane Maybole

Old Maybole Churchyard

Kings Arms Hotel Maybole

Kirkwynd Maybole

Alloway

Brig o' Doon Alloway

The Auld Kirk Alloway

The Poet's Path Alloway

Alloway Mill

Mount Oliphant Farm Alloway

Ayr

Murdoch's House Plaque Ayr

The Auld and New Brigs Ayr

The Mercat Cross Ayr

Auld Kirk Ayr

Sandgate Light Display Ayr

Dalrymple

Perclewan Mill Dalrymple

Site of Burns School Dalrymple

Kirkoswald

Old Church Graveyard

Low Craigenton Farm

Tarbolton

Wallace & Burns Cairn

Leglen Woods Tarbolton

Willie's Mill Tarbolton

Irvine

Drukken Steps Cairn Irvine

Burns Lodgings Irvine

The Crown Inn Irvine

Dr Fleemings Cures Irvine

Templeton's Bookshop Irvine

The Heckling Shop Irvine

The Old Parish Church Irvine

Helen Miller McKenzie Grave

Irvine Harbour

Mauchline

Highland Mary Monument

Castle Street Mauchline

Poosie Nansie's Tavern

Jolly Beggar's Mural Mauchline

Site of Jean Armour's Home

Mossgiel Farm Mauchline

Site of Ronald's Ballroom

Home of Gavin Hamilton

Mauchline Burns Club Trail

Mauchline Parish Church & Graveyard

New Cumnock

The Kirkyard New Cumnock

Burns Bench and Cairn

Site of The Old Mill Inn

Ardrossan

WWII Memorial

Stevenston

Bonnie Lesley Memorial

Muirkirk

John Lapraik Memorial

Dundonald

Grave of Rev. Dr. Robert Duncan

Site of Buccleuch Square Dwelling
Unmarked. Demolished.

Sciennes Hill House Plaque

Where Burns and Sir Walter Scott met once only.

Lady Stairs Close Plaque
Showing site of Burns first lodging.

Makars Court Slab

Burns pavement inscription outside Writers Museum.

Site of The Luckenbooths

Original seven Edinburgh city centre shops. Home to Ramsays library then Sibbald's bookshop.

Crochallan Fencibles Plaque
Showing site for the Fencibles group.

Site of William Smellies Printhouse

Unmarked. Where the Edinburgh Edition was printed.

Site of Daniel Douglas's Tavern

Unmarked. A favourite pub of Burns.

Clarinda Plaque
At the corner of Poterrow.

A tribute to Burns love.

Canongate Kirkyard
Site of Robert Fergusson poet's grave with headstone and epitaph by Burns.

 

Site of Robert Fergusson statue.

Site of Clarinda grave.

St. Andrews Lodge

Where Burns was first welcomed by Scotland's smartest club - The Caledonian Hunt.

Burns Monument
At the foot of Calton Hill.

The Mauchline Stane

Inscribed and part of

The Parliament Cairn.

Scott Monument

Featuring Burns Head.

Dumfries

Hole In the Wa' Inn

Midsteeple

Burns Tenement

Closeburn

Brownhill Inn

Sanquhar

The New Inn

Brow

The Brow Well

Dunscore

Old Kirk

Greenock

Highland Mary Grave

and Memorial

Glasgow

Black Bull Inn Plaque

Dalkeith

Burns Memorial Drinking Fountain

Biggar

Burns Memorial Stone

Prestonpans

Burns Memorial Shelter

LAND O' BURNS

TRIBUTE TRAIL

1. Ayr Burns Statue Square

2. Irvine Bank St Bronze Statue

3. New Cumnock Burns Statue with Plough

4. Kilmarnock Kay Park Statue

5. Kilmarnock Cross Statue

(Burns & Wilson the Printer)

6. Edinburgh Leith Statue

7. Edinburgh Burns flaxman statue at National Portrait Gallery

8. Dumfries Burns Statue & dog

9. Portpatrick Statue Bowling Green

10. Union Terrace Gardens Statue Aberdeen

11. Arbroath Library Statue

12. Meadowside Dundee Statue

13. Montrose Statue

14. Robert Burns Lounge Perth Reduction

15. Albert Halls Statue Stirling

16. Bathgate Partnership Centre (Highland Mary)

17. George Square Glasgow Statue

18. Glasgow Citizens Theatre Statue

56. Maybole Town Hall Bust

57. Ayr Auld Kirk Bust

58. Ayr Carnegie Library Bust

59. Ayr West Kirk Pub Bust

60. Dumfries Flaxman Bronze Reduction in Globe Inn

61. Wallace Monument Stirling Burns bust

62. Memorial Garden Stonehaven bust

63. Paisley Fountain Gardens Statue

64. Galashiels Burns Bust

71. Alloway Statue House (Souter Johnnie & Nance Tinnock)

72. Alloway Poet's Path Mouse

73. Alloway Poet's Path Haggis

74. Ayr UWS Grounds Statue

75. Kirkoswald Garden Statues

76. Mauchline Jean Armour Statue (Tam o' Shanter, Souter Johnnie & Nance Tinnock)

77. Kilmarnock Cross Statue

(Twa Dugs)

78. Dumfries St Michaels Kirkyard statue of Jean Armour

79. Dunoon Highland Mary Statue

80. Mauchline Highland Mary Monument

81. Stevenston Bonnie Lesley Memorial

82. Greenock Highland Mary Memorial at Grave

83. Muirkirk John Lapraik Cairn

84. Edinburgh Sciennes Hill House Plaque

85. Edinburgh Lady Stairs Close Plaque

86. Edinburgh Crochallan Fencibles Plaque

87. Dumfries Tennement Plaque

88. Glasgow Argyle St Plaque

89. Edinburgh Clarinda Plaque

90. Ayr Murdoch's Plaque Sandgate

91. Alloway Burns Monument

92. Edinburgh Burns Monument Calton Hill

93. Edinburgh Scott Monument with Burns head

94. Mauchline Burns Memorial Tower

95. Dumfries Mausoleum where Burns & Jean are buried

96. Ardrossan WWII Memorial
97. Burns Cairn Tarbolton

98. Irvine Drukken Steps Cairn

99. New Cumnock Burns Cairn with Bench

100. Auchincruive Woods Wallace and Burns Cairn

101. Edinburgh The Mauchline Stane as part of Parliament Cairn

102. Ayr Sandgate Auld Ayr lights

103. Mauchline Jolly Beggar's Mural

104. Irvine Dr Fleemings Cures Pavement Slab
105. Edinburgh St Giles Cathedral Stained Glass Window

106. Edinburgh Makars Court Slab
107. Dalkeith Drinking Fountain

108. Biggar Memorial Stone

109. Prestonpans Memorial Shelter

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