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Burns Monument and Gardens

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Address: Murdoch's Lone Alloway, Ayr KA7 4PQ, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-1292-443700
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Ayrshire Coast Day Trip from Glasgow: Robert Burns Country and Culzean Country...

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Wonderful walk

Great place to enjoy a stroll and enjoy the interesting statues - the haggis, the mouse etc. Even better when you can get on a cart from the museum to Burns cottage via these... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to enjoy a stroll and enjoy the interesting statues - the haggis, the mouse etc. Even better when you can get on a cart from the museum to Burns cottage via these lovely gardens. Well worth a visit

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Cupar, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gardens are pleasant and the monument is more than just a statue in that it presents information about the great man but will be of interest only to keen fans of the bard

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The visit to Burns monument éas very interesting, we also enjoyed the gardens very much. Very Good spot for sightseeing.

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Thank tropicalbliss
ENGLAND
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23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here with my wife last week. The monument was larger than I thought it would be. The gardens are very well kept. Not far from the Brig 'O Doon.

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Thank George1947
Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The monument was a lot larger than I imagined and was stunning. You can actually go inside it- so allow some extra time if this is of interest. The gardens are beautiful-take a camera for sure! Some parts of the garden were a little harder to push a wheel chair on. Brig of Doon is amazing- felt very ancient walking... More 

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Leeds
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came across this when we visited Burn's Cottage. Immaculate gardens and interesting monument with great views from the top.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Gardens are lovely and well taken care of, and there is an adorable gift shop to visit as well. Garden is wheelchair friendly in parts, but some parts are gravel. Well worth a stroll through and walking distance from the Burns Museum!

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Gourock
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Situated only a few minutes walk from Robert Burns Birthplace Museum. Nice gardens but take time to climb to the top of the monument for some nice views. Alloway kirk is nearby (next to Brig o' Doon Hotel). Worth dropping in to view the stain glass windows.

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Indialantic, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Visited the Brig O'Doon - fun experience! Need to go home and watch the movie again and also brush up on my Robert Burns! Photo buffs, make sure to get the bridge from all angles!

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Ann Arbor
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Looking to see the Burns Memorial tower, we were pleasantly surprised by a lovely small garden surrounding it. Very nicely done, well tended and appropriately decorating this famous Scot poet's tower. And overlooking the famous Bridge of Doon.

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