Robert Burns was 29, in the prime of his life and at the peak
of his powers, when he came to Ellisland Farm in Dumfries
and Galloway, Scotland
Some of Robert Burns' best-loved nature poems were inspired
by the tranquil setting of Ellisland Farm.
is now a popular museum and visitor attraction and
it provides a wonderful insight into the life of Robert Burns
on a farm two hundred years ago. Guided
tours of Ellisland farmhouse and museum are always
you can see the original writings and possessions of Robert
Burns and stroll along the idyllic Burns Walk beside the River
Nith near Dumfries.
is plenty to do for those who aren't fully absorbed Robert
Burns enthusiasts! Beautiful walks along the river to Friar's
Carse for a "wee dram", nature trails with panoramic
views, BBQ facilities and a fine assortment of vintage agricultural
"As Chairman of the non-profit
organisation, 'Friends of Ellisland'
I am delighted you are in contact with us. We hope our web
site will provide you with the facts you seek and that you
will visit us not only on the Web but also on the ground where
there is a great deal to see and enjoy."