Delve into The Globe’s rich and colourful past and find out why this historic inn was Robert Burns’ favourite howff.
This is The Poet’s chair! Sit in it and you’re obliged to recite or sing Burns, otherwise it’s ‘drinks all round’ on you!
Burns had a passionate affair with Anna Park, niece of Mrs Hyslop. This is where, in Burns’ own words, “…the gowden locks of Anna…, lay on this breast o’ mine”.
In this kitchen, Mrs Hyslop, landlady of The Globe, prepared traditional fayre for Burns and his companions.
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BURNS’ DINING ROOM
See the very spot where Burns ate, drank and entertained his companions with verse and song. In Burns’ time this was known as his Snug. Sit in his chair if you dare, but if you do you are obliged to recite his poetry or buy the entire inn a drink.
It is in this room that Burns often slept and shared intimate exchanges with Anna Park, a serving maid at The Globe Inn. Perhaps he composed his favourite song ‘The Gowden Locks of Anna’ whilst lying with her in this room.
TRADITIONAL KITCHEN IN A TRADITIONAL SCOTTISH TAVERN
MRS HYSLOP’S KITCHEN
Mutton broth, sheep’s heid, haggis, stovies, clapshot, clootie dumpling – these traditional Scottish delights, and many others, doubtless made their way from Mrs Hyslop’s kitchen onto the plates of hungry local diners, including the illustrious Robert Burns.
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