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Burns Tours

DISCOVER THE GLOBE IN - 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

Experience the rare opportunity to visit the rooms where Robert Burns lived and loved and get an intimate glimpse into his life and legacy.

Tours are available Tuesday to Saturday at 11am and 3pm (Pre-booking only).

They last approximately 45 minutes and cost £5 per person. Please pre-book at least 24 hours beforehand. We look forward to seeing you soon.

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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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