Brig O’Doon is a late medieval bridge that crosses the River Doon near Alloway. The bridge is a single arched bridge, with a steeply humped span of 72 feet (22 Read more [...]
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At the Burns Cottage Museum, you will be able to see where Burns and his family lived along with their farm animals.
The Heritage Museum has exhibits reflecting the social history, archaeology and geology of the island of Arran.
Kelburn Castle dates from the 13th century and the Kelburn Estate covers an area of over 3,500 acres, starting at the edge of the sea and rising to a height Read more [...]
Brodick Castle was the ancient seat of the Dukes of Hamilton although a fortress has been on the site since at least the fifth century on account of its strategic Read more [...]
The Auld Kirk is Ayr’s oldest church.
Less than 20 years after Burns’ death, a committee of his strongest supporters wanted a monument. This is a 70-foot high Grecian-style temple, designed by Sir Thomas Hamilton, complete with Read more [...]
The Auld Kirk of Alloway is a ruined church in Alloway, South Ayrshire in south-western Scotland. For followers of Robert Burns’ poetry, this church is well worth a visit and Read more [...]
The Alloway Auld Kirk, which dates back to the 16th Century, is now a ruin but celebrated as the scene of the witches’ dance in the poem Tam o’ Shanter Read more [...]
The Auld Brig also called the Brig o’ Doon or Old Bridge of Doon is a late medieval bridge thought to have been built in the early fifteenth century.
The Cathedral of the Isles is a Scottish Episcopal Church in Millport on the Isle of Cumbrae, North Ayrshire. Built in the mid 19th century, the cathedral was designed by Read more [...]