Burns Tours

DISCOVER THE GLOBE INN - ROBERT BURNS' FAVOURITE HOWFF
Delve into The Globe’s rich and colourful past and find out why this historic inn was Robert Burns’ favourite howff.
BURNS' CHAIR

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' BED CHAMBER

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”.

MRS HYSLOP'S KITCHEN

In this kitchen, Mrs Hyslop, landlady of The Globe, prepared traditional fayre for Burns and his companions.

Tour Details

BOOK A TOUR OF THE GLOBE’S BURNS ROOM

Discover the rooms where Robert Burns lived, loved and held court.
 
Explore his life and legacy, with a close look at authentic items owned by the bard himself. Sit in his chair, recite prose and soak up the authentic atmosphere of his favourite howff.
 
Wrap up your tour with a warming Annandale Distillery dram in the Snug Bar.
 
Tours are available at 4pm Wednesday to Saturday AND Pre-Lunch Tours are available on Friday & Saturday’s at 11am.
 
(48hrs notice required for all tours)
 
Tours last approximately 45 minutes, are £10 per adult, with discounted rates for kids and teenagers.
 
For bookings and more information please call 01387323010 or email k.reid@annandaledistillery.com.

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Sit in Burns’ chair and recite his poetry

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.

Read Burns’ verse, diamond-etched onto the windowpane

BURNS’ BEDCHAMBER

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.

Explore THE HISTORY

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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Please pre-book at least 24 hours beforehand.

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