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Address: 9 Brechin Road, Kirriemuir DD8 4BX, Scotland
Phone Number: 0844 493 2142
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Description: The creator of Peter Pan, novelist and dramatist J M Barrie, was born here...
The creator of Peter Pan, novelist and dramatist J M Barrie, was born here in 1860, one of a handloom weaver's ten children. The outside wash house was his first theatre.The house next door, No. 11, is home to an imaginative exhibition about Barrie's life and works, as well as a garden with a living-willow crocodile.
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For Peter Pan fans of all ages, and for fans of his other works too! Great place to stop off and wander around.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2015
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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

For Peter Pan fans of all ages, and for fans of his other works too! Great place to stop off and wander around.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

This was closed when we visited the area in February ( out of season) however kerrymuir has lots to offer. Would recommend a day trip.

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Perth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I had never heard that jm barrie stayed in kirrimuir until someone took me to this place, its quite fascinating, and if you don't know who jm barrie is,, he wrote Peter Pan.. I particularly like the garden

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

A really interesting little cottage where I learned all sorts about J M Barrie with the help of the artefacts, the printed information and an extremely interested and knowledgeable guide

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Merthyr Tydfil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Very interesting visit to a lovely historic old house. It would be interesting even if J.M. Barrie had not been born here, although obviously because he had the history of the house had been better documented. We enjoyed walking from room to room and finding out details of J.M. Barrie we had previously not known. After our visit here we... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

my grandad lives here in Kirriemuir, I brought my partner up to Scotland for the first time a few years ago and we came to barries birthplace. It's very interesting and exciting to look around, but quite expensive. We got round in about half an hour and just felt like it should have been a little cheaper.

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Elgin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Lovely building you can feel the history as you walk around the cottage. Friendly staff at reception and each room does show you how J M Barrie developed his story and how highly regarded he was in literary circles. Highly recommended.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We were not particularly struck on our visit to Barrie's birthplace. The cottage itself was fine and there were some interesting bits and pieces. The garden opposite was nothing special, nor was the 'washhouse'. We did not enjoy the long preamble from the woman at reception, who couldn't accept we had the passes we did because they were cheaper than... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Tiny but informative museum in JM Barrie's birthplace. Lovely guide to give you the story and set you on your way. Very interesting and quite touching

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Very well done. A most atmospheric place. You could feel Barrie in it. Staff very pleasant, informative and helpful

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Address: 9 Brechin Road, Kirriemuir DD8 4BX, Scotland
Phone Number: 0844 493 2142
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Angus  >  Kirriemuir

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