Categories

Home Page / Things to See & Do / Robert 'Rabbie' Burns

robert_burns.jpgRobert or 'Rabbie' Burns is world famous as a poet of humble origin who rose to become one of the most influential and widely read poets of all time. Although much of his work was written in the 'Scottish Dialect' it was read and appreciated for its simplicity, empathy with nature and its sometimes cutting wit.

Although born and raised in rural Ayshire, Robert Burns spent a number of years in Dumfries and Galloway as a Tenented Farmer at Ellisland Farm near Dumfries (Visitor Centre open to the public), before becoming and Exciseman, moving to a house in Dumfries which can still be visited today. Also worth a visit is Robert Burn's favourite 'howff' or pub, The Globe Inn where much of his time and money was spent.

After his premature death on 21st July 1796 at only 37 years of age his body was interred in the nearby cemetry at St.Michael churchyard eventually being moved in 1815 to a mauseleum more befitting his growing status. His long suffering wife Jean Armour lies besdie him and there is a bronze statue dedicated to Jean near the entrance of the churchyard. 


Search for 'Robbie Burns':

Town Search Any Ae Village Alloway Ancrum Annan Ardrossan Auchencairn Auldgirth Ayr Ballantrae Balmaclellan Balmaghie Bargrennan Barr Barrhill Beattock Beeswing Berwick-upon-Tweed Blythe Bridge Bonchester Bridge Borgue Bowden Village Broughton Brydekirk Buittle Caerlaverock Cairnryan Canonbie Carronbridge Carrutherstown Carsluith Carsphairn Carter Bar Castle Douglas Castle Kennedy Catrine Clarencefield Closeburn Clovenfords Cockburnspath Coldingham Coldstream Colmonell Colvend Cornhill on Tweed Corsock Cove Coylton Crawick Valley Creca Creetown Crocketford Crosshill Crossmichael Cummertrees Cumnock Dailly Dalbeattie Dalmellington Dalry (Atrshire) Dalrymple Dalton Dornock Drongan Drumelzier Drummore Dumfries Dunbar Dundrennan Dunragit Duns Dunscore Dunure Eaglesfield Earlston Eastriggs Ecclefechan Eddleston Edinburgh Ednam Elvanfoot Eskdalemuir Ettrick Ettrickbridge Eyemouth Fairlie Foulden Galashiels Galston Garlieston Gatehouse of Fleet Girvan Glenbuck Glenkens Glenluce Glentress Glentrool Village Gordon Gretna Haugh of Urr Hawick Hollybush Holywood Innerleithen Irvine Isle of Arran Isle of Whithorn Jedburgh Johnstonebridge Kelso Kelton Hill Kilmarnock Kilwinning Kippford Kirk Yetholm Kirkbean Kirkcolm Kirkconnel Kirkcowan Kirkcudbright Kirkgunzeon Kirkmaiden Kirkmichael Kirkoswald Kirkpatrick Durham Kirkpatrick Fleming Kirtlebridge Langholm Largs Lauder Laurieston Leadhills Leswalt Lincluden Locharbriggs Lochfoot Lochmaben Lockerbie Longformacus Maidens Mauchline Maybole Melrose Mennock Middlebie Minnigaff Moffat Moniaive Monreith Mossdale Mouswald Muirkirk Nether Blainslie New Abbey New Cumnock New Galloway New Luce Newcastleton Newton Stewart Newton Wamphray Ochiltree Old Dailly Palnackie Parton Patna Peebles Penpont Pinmore Polmaddy Settlement Port Logan Port William Portpatrick Powfoot Prestwick Roberton Rockcliffe Sandhead Sandyhills Sanquhar Selkirk Southerness Southwick Springholm St Abbs St Boswells St Johns Town of Dalry St Marys Loch Stair Stobs Castle Stoneykirk Straiton Stranraer Swinton Symington Templand Terregles Teviothead Thornhill Tinwald Tongland Torthorwald Traquair Troon Turnberry Tweedsmuir Twynholm Tynron Walkerburn Wanlockhead Waterbeck West Calder West Kilbride West Linton Whithorn Wigtown Wooler Yarrow


Holywood Road, Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, DG2 0RP.

Call this business direct: 01387 740 426

(Calls charged at National Rate)

Burns Street, Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, DG1 2PS.

Call this business direct: 01387 255 297

(Calls charged at National Rate)

Mill Road, Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, DG2 7BE.

Call this business direct: 01387 264 808

(Calls charged at National Rate)

Featured Accommodation
Garlieston Cowgate Cottage Situated in the heart of the small fishing...
Kippford The Heron A detached one and a half storey house in a...
Bargrennan House O' Hill Hotel Our 200yr old hotel is situated in one of the...
Ballantrae Glenapp Castle In April of the year 2000, a very unique and...
Whithorn The Smiddy The Smiddy is a comfortable detached cottage...
Colvend Loch View Loch View is situated on the edge of the seaside...


Related news

Affirming the consequent real life examples of parabolas
Musique le petit navire buchillon
Balsa model airplane building techniques scale
Modalities of learning definition pdf
Romodan ukraine president
Como fazer churrasqueira de tijolo a vista
Accommodation in sivota lefkas land
Ukadiche modak calories in an egg
Government queens inter college lahurabir varanasi weather