Most things to see in Ayr are Burns-related. Several of his poems are set here in Ayr; in Twa Brigs, Ayr's old and new bridges argue...
St John’s Tower
This is the only remnant of a church where a parliament was held in 1315, the year after the celebrated victory at the battle of...
Alloway Auld Kirk
Near the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum are the ruins of the kirk, the setting for part of Burns' verse tale 'Tam o' Shanter'. Burns'...
In Robert Burns’ poem 'Tam o’Shanter', Tam spends a boozy evening in this pub, which now bears his name. Opened in the mid-18th century,...
Buzzy and attractive, this serves a wide-ranging fusion menu as well as cocktails, breakfasts and more. Mediterranean and, particularly,...
Blackfriars Walk · interesting places nearby
Auld Kirk information
Robert Burns was baptised in the Auld Kirk (Old Church). The atmospheric cemetery here overlooks the river and is good for a stroll, offering an escape from the bustle of High St.