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Address: Murdoch's Lane, Alloway, Ayr KA7 4PQ, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-1292-443700
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A Rock Star's Monument

One of the little known things about the west coast and Ayr is the effect of the Gulf Stream making everything temporate. Hence the gardens are lush and worth any garners... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

One of the little known things about the west coast and Ayr is the effect of the Gulf Stream making everything temporate. Hence the gardens are lush and worth any garners inspection. The monument is quietly situated in the park and one can not visualize the thousands upon thousands that came to see its opening. Burns was the rock star... More 

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Harlow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Worth a visit for a bit of piece and quiet. Visited after the lovely church and before taking a walk over 'The Bridge of Doon'

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Skegness, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I was a bit sad as I went round the monument - while the gardens are lovely, the monument itself is in a sorry state of repairs and in need of some TLC. I don't understand why it has been left to get this way by the powers that be when many other important monuments are well maintained and looked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Beautiful Robert burns gardens overlooking the brigg of doon. Lovely peaceful surroundings. Clean and well kept

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

This remarkable monument has weathered many a storm, I trust that people will be as gerous with their donations to carry out this work as our forefathers were so many years ago when the public contributed to construct it. The gardens are really tremendous and provide the perfect backdrop for the monument and bridge.

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Toulouse, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I lived in this town for 40 years before moving away. The monument and gardens was always a mystery to me as it was always chargeable with the visit to burns cottage, nearby, so I never went. Now it is free entry. What a surprise! The gardens are well kept and interesting. But the most interesting of all was the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The visitors center was really well done, we knew next to nothing about Burns, and left with a lot of details. The staff are very welcoming, friendly, the gift shop lady was very helpful with choices for traveling too. The monument and the Brig O Doon bridge are an easy walk from there, as is Burns' father's grave.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The Burns Monument and Gardens are a nice attraction to visit as part of a visit to the Burns Birthplace Museum. A path from the museum leads to the gardens, which are very pleasant and well maintained. You can climb stairs within the monument itself which provides lovely views of the gardens and surrounding area, however it is in need... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

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

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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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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