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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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Well worth a visit

What a well kept garden to add to a lovely spot. It is easy to see why the Monument is so popular with visitors to the area.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a well kept garden to add to a lovely spot. It is easy to see why the Monument is so popular with visitors to the area.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well worth a visit at the same time as visiting the Birthplace Museum, Kirk Alloway. Especially nice if the weather is good. Easy to get to and wel sign posted in the village.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

As the Burns museum and nearby cottage do not allow dogs inside, the only remaining attraction is the Burns gardens with monument prominently placed within. Gardens beautifully kept, small but pleasant. Adjacent is the Brig o' Doon (bridge) which is pretty. An activity lasting as long as you want to wander and relax in gardens ... Worth seeing.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 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 3 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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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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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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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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