Robert Burns National Heritage Park
Robert Burns was a Scottish poet and lyricist. Celebrated worldwide, he’s regarded as the national poet of Scotland and there is a lot to see at his birthplace.
The birthplace of Burns, built in 1757 by the poets father. The building has been restored to look like it would have in the 1700’s as has the interior. The cottage is a true insight into the poets humble beginnings.
Since 2011, the birthplace museum has upheld the reputation of the nation’s Bard. You’ll see a complete range of Burns relics including original manuscripts and personal items.
Essential to any visit to the heritage site, the Auld Alloway Kirk and Bring o'Doon featured heavily in his poems. The spooky Auld Kirk is the burial place of his father; you’ll spot the tombstone as you climb the steps into the museum.