This is a place of pilgrimage for Burns enthusiasts. It's here that the poet spent the last years of his life, and there are various...
Robert Burns Centre
A worthwhile Burns exhibition in an old mill on the banks of the River Nith. It tells the story of the poet and Dumfries in the 1790s....
St Michael's Kirk
This buzzy cafe in the centre of town doubles as a bookshop. It does tasty fairtrade coffee, has big windows for observing Dumfries life...
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Globe Inn information
A traditional, rickety old nook-and-cranny pub down a narrow wynd off the main pedestrian drag, this was reputedly Burns' favourite watering hole, and scene of one of his numerous seductions. It's not an upmarket place, but can have good atmosphere created more by its welcoming locals and staff than the numerous pictures of the 'ploughman poet' himself.