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Walking in Burns footsteps

Visited this farm last year with family. We felt as if we were walking in Burns footsteps, along... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
nanmcdonald65
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
A total revalation, set on the river banks and so interesting.

I have no idea why this is not better known and visited. To me it sums Burns life story up better... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
f2s
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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26 Feb 2018
“Walking in Burns footsteps”
5 Dec 2018
“Making history alive”
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Reviewed 5 December 2018

Set by the river, Robert Burns farm, Ellisland, is a collection of buildings, fields, artefact displays, and not a “typical” museum. It makes the Bard’s life here come alive, and is educational, attractive, and “real”, providing a fascinating glimpse into the poet’s family and working...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

Visited this farm last year with family. We felt as if we were walking in Burns footsteps, along the banks of the river. We could imagine him ploughing the fields while reciting some of his poetry. Well worth a visit if you are a Burns...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank nanmcdonald65
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I have no idea why this is not better known and visited. To me it sums Burns life story up better than any "museum" or book. The sun shone and the staff were so welcoming. Buildings, artifacts, river bank, just a great insight into Burns...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank f2s
Reviewed 26 March 2017

A very knowledgeable curator enhances a visit to the farm where Burns wrote 'Tam o' Shanter'. You really feel the presence of Burns here. Well worth a visit!

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

We visited this former home of Robert Burns, finding it very interesting and informative. The curator was very knowledgeable and welcoming. Not only is about Burns and the and where he wrote some of his best works it also was a small farming museum with...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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