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Burns Monument and Gardens

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Address: Murdoch's Lane, Alloway, Ayr KA7 4PQ, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-1292-443700
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Historical landmark

A lovely little oasis of flora beside the Brig O'Doon. Enjoyed visiting this and the old church at the top of the hill. Grabbed a nice breakfast at the hotel.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

A lovely little oasis of flora beside the Brig O'Doon. Enjoyed visiting this and the old church at the top of the hill. Grabbed a nice breakfast at the hotel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I grew up in Ayr and often came here as a child. Recently when visiting the area with my partner we took a stroll through the gardensand they are still as peaceful and idyllic as they were then. They really are a hidden gem

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Huntly, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Monument was average, but the gardens were beautiful and had plenty of benches to sit on. Very peaceful.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Not a lot to do here, but if just want to sit in peace and quiet in nice surroundings then this is the place to go. The gardens are well maintained and have lots of different flowers. The monument itself is in need of some restoration, especially on the inside. You can climb a short staircase which takes you out... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The monument needs a little bit of maintenance and you can climb up inside it. The gardens are lovely and the Brig O Doon is very picturesque though it is a little bit steep to get up and down to.

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Appin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Well-maintained gardens that packs a lot in a small space. Many places to sit and relax and listen to the birds or admire the plants. The Burns monument sits in the centre. There is a small area where there are plants for sale. Walking out the gate will bring you to a historical stone bridge from where you can look... More 

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Montrose, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

What a beautiful and peaceful place to just stroll around. You get a wonderful view of the Brig o' Doon from the top of the monument. There are more statues of Burns around the world than any other poet and it is amazing to see where these statues are located.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

For people interested in learning more about Burns this is a good place to visit. Climbing up the monument to view the Brig a Doon and river is worth while as is visiting the graveyard.

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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

When visiting Ayrshire and the Burns museum be sure to take a stroll over to the monument and the lovely gardens. If you feel up to it climb up the stairs to the top of the monument for a great view. There is a small building which houses a few statues so pop in to have a look while strolling... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

This was my first time visiting the monument. It was very good. The admission price includes the museum, poets trail, the kirk, brig o doon, the home & the monument. These places are all within walking distance of each other. Only the house & museum have an admission charge but you get a map outlining the other places of interest.... More 

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Address: Address: Murdoch's Lane, Alloway, Ayr KA7 4PQ, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-1292-443700
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  South Ayrshire  >  Ayr

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