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Address: Murdoch's Lane, Alloway, Ayr KA7 4PQ, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-1292-443700
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Burns fire display

Went for the fire display, it was excellent, very busy but there were lots of stewards there to advise. There was a man singing burns songs and it was beautiful. The display was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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New Cumnock, United Kingdom
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New Cumnock, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went for the fire display, it was excellent, very busy but there were lots of stewards there to advise. There was a man singing burns songs and it was beautiful. The display was great in general.

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Texas
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful gardens! The museum was very informative and the visit to the gardens was extremely relaxing. This was a highlight of the trip to Scotland! Bring comfortable shoes for the walking, and spend the day getting to know Robbie Burns!

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Thank jessica8111
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Burns Monument and Gardens outside the Burns Museum are stunningly beautiful! We were there on a rainy day and it was still amazingly beautiful! So many different kinds of trees and foliage makes it a beautiful place, rain or shine. The arched bridge made it a perfect setting for beautiful pictures. The Auld Kirk across the street was also... More 

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Thank cschott
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely gardens, quiet places to sit, and overlooking the bridge of doon. Just across the road from the Old Kirk which appears in Robbie Burns poem 'Tam o Shanter'. Worth a visit!

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Thank Margaret M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say well!.... The burns monument and gardens are just stunning! Nice place to visit! Enjoy it is accessible to anyone! Customer A11

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Thank Ayrshire11
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

Visited the Burns monument during a trip to the Burns Museum. Set in lovely landscaped gardens and close to the Brig a Doon hotel and bridge.

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Westfield, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Very well kept park. Lots of nice trees and flowers to take pictures of. It has walkways and bridges that make it a easy place to walk.

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Thank Mahlon C
North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

The monument is itself a beautiful memorial to Burns and the views from the upper walkway are most attractive. The gardens are immaculate. Worth the wee detour before crossing the historic Brig o' Doon.

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Thank Kirkcaldylad
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

You can access the gardens and Monument from the Burns Birthplace Museum but it is not well signposted. The gardens are well maintained and tended for. Volunteers tend the wee shop and sell plants and seeds, oh, the Blackberry and Apple home made jam is excellent. It is not altogether accessible for wheelchairs or pushchairs but can access most of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Gardens were very pretty, but pity you can't access the actual monument. the picture shown is actually the Brig of Doon gardens, beside the river.

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