Burns Monument and Gardens, Ayr

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  • Just along the road from the auld brig o'Doon, and near Alloway old and new churches. The gardens are maintained by volunteers. there is an appeal to save the monument, which is showing many signs of ...  more »
  • The monument was a bit run down, but still a lovely attraction to visit, and the view from the top is stunning where it overlooks the Brig 'o' doon bridge.  more »
  • often overlooked when doing the Robert Burns trail this is a hidden gem on a sunny day. it is almost an extra but is the original attraction in the area with beautifully kept gardens well worth your e...  more »
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  • Very well maintained garden with a great view. You can even go to the top of the monument. Pop in if you have a chance
  • Tourist attraction and very nice gardens and brig o' doon worth at least a photo for your album #Visitscotland
  • Lovely gardens. The Monument is a little worse for wear.
  • Well tended gardens. Monument needs some T L C but appeal in place to tidy up. Don't miss the statues of Burns two famous characters.

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