Robert Burns

Come and enjoy a taste of Burns at Cosses Country House. Home grown, organic and local produce with Dalduff Haggis grace the table. We always put on a special programme during Burns week around 25th January each year.

Embrace the warmth, romance and genius of Scotland’s greatest literary figure, Robert Burns. From Cosses Country House you can visit many of the places made famous by Burn’s literature and heritage sites connected with his early life and work.

Burns Cottage, AyrAttractions

Share the unique atmosphere of Burns Cottage, the birthplace of Robert Burns. The Burns Museum houses a treasure of manuscripts, books, paintings and artefacts and only a few minutes walk away – the superb Tam O’Shanter Experience with it’s audio-visual theatres, extensive gift shop and mouth watering “Taste of Burns Country” restaurant.

All set within the splendour of The Burns National Heritage Park, Alloway, home of the famous Brig O’Doon and Burns Monument and Gardens.

Guided Tours

Spend an entertaining day with Rabbie (Donald Kay) walking or touring the many places immortalised by Burns.

> Walk About Ayr Tours

Places to visit

  • Burns Cottage and museum – Birthplace of Robert Burns
  • Kirk Alloway – Setting of Tam O’Shanter
  • Tam O’Shanter Experience – New visitors centre
  • Burns Monument and Gardens – Overlooking Brig O’Doon
  • Bachelors Club, Tarbolton – Where Burns and six friends formed a Literary Society in 1780
  • Souter Johnies Cottage – Kirkoswald
  • Burns House and Museum – Mauchline
  • National Burns Memorial Tower – Mauchline
  • Rozelle House and Galleries – with the Goudie Collection of paintings illustrating Robert Burns epic poem ‘Tam O’Shanter’. Located in Alloway close to all the Burns’ landmarks, it’s well worth a visit.