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Burns Monument and Gardens

Murdoch's Lone Alloway, Ayr KA7 4PQ, Scotland
+44 1292 443700
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Murdoch's Lone Alloway, Ayr KA7 4PQ, Scotland
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+44 1292 443700
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

When you purchase a ticket for the museum it allows entry to the museum , the monument and gardens , and Burns cottage . The small garden between the museum and the cottage and Brig o Doon are obviously in the vicinity and should be...More

Thank JANDDBritinParis
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Burns Monument is looking a bit sorry for itself, in need of a good makeover. There is indeed an appeal for funds to make this happen. The surrounding gardens are lovely, however, with many beds of roses and other flowers, plus pretty hedges and...More

1  Thank happy-reise
susan_RBBM, Visitor Services Manager at Burns Monument and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are glad you enjoyed your visit to the gardens, as you rightly pointed out the Monument is in need of restoration and we have had a relatively successful fundraising campaign to allow this to happen. We have now secure enough funds to do the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Got here late afternoon when the sun was shining over the really beautiful gardens, walked over the Brig O'Doon from where the monument could be seen in all it's beauty. The museum itself was very good with helpful guides to show us round. Most enjoyable.This...More

Thank JoyceMaria73
susan_RBBM, Visitor Services Manager at Burns Monument and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope that the rest of your tour goes well. thank you for taking the time to leave a review.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These gardens were the best we visited in Scotland. Beautifully maintained and so sad so few visitors took the time to visit.

Thank braithwaite12
susan_RBBM, Visitor Services Manager at Burns Monument and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you, the gardening team are delighted to hear you enjoyed them!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The monument is not in a very good condition inside but the garden is impressive and looks like it is maintained daily by someone who knows what to do and when to do thingsMore

Thank marianbucharest
susan_RBBM, Visitor Services Manager at Burns Monument and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, I will pass your comments to our Gardening team who work very hard to keep things beautiful. You probably noticed the information panel at the Monument explaining that it is in need of urgent repairs and restoration, we are currently...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum is very informative and has a few hands on activities for children. The monument is very fitting for the Bard himself. Lovely gardens.

Thank Frances D
susan_RBBM, Visitor Services Manager at Burns Monument and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you back again soon.

Reviewed 15 June 2017

I was here what a fantastic day out just the walk was great a special visit to rabbie burns birth place the museum was great the park the old cemetery the bridge next to the visitors centre the mini cart ride experience was great fantastic...More

Thank STANLEY M
susan_RBBM, Visitor Services Manager at Burns Monument and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, so glad you enjoyed your visit and managed to visit all the different parts of the site.

Reviewed 14 June 2017

Had a lovely time viewing these gardens & monument.. Gardens are beautifully landscaped and Monument is amazing

Thank AEB42
susan_RBBM, Visitor Services Manager at Burns Monument and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Thank you, glad to hear your enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

The Burns Monument Gardens are beautiful. It is a lovely peaceful place to visit and a vibrant splash of colour at various times of the year. The gardens are so well tended and just a delightful place to go to. You also have a good...More

Thank Annienab29
susan_RBBM, Visitor Services Manager at Burns Monument and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thank you for your review, I have passed it onto our Gardeners who are always delighted to hear people have enjoyed their visit, we have a couple of new members to the team this year so is encouraging for them to have such lovely comments....More

Reviewed 1 June 2017

Not far from the museum and Auld Kirk the gardens are beautiful, the monument impressive and then just a short walk to the famous Brig o Doon. Ended a successful morning very nicely

Thank Paul F
susan_RBBM, Visitor Services Manager at Burns Monument and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

We are glad you enjoyed your visit, thank you for your review

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Suzhanna R
15 January 2017|
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Response from susan_RBBM | Property representative |
Hello Assistance Dogs are welcome throughout the site, All Dogs are welcome in the Museum and Cottage Gardens if kept on a lead, we have tables and chairs outside at the museum café so you can still enjoy coffee or a meal... More
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ANGELA D
23 January 2016|
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Response from guernseyjock | Reviewed this property |
sorry no.i am sure the visitors centre would have the info you need
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Tracy O
29 March 2015|
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Response from Mary W | Reviewed this property |
The Robert Burns birthplace museum is wheelchair accessable. The main entrance has a pad operated door for disabled access and so has the exit into the gardens. The building houses the gift shop and cafe as well as the... More
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