• The garden at J M Barrie's Birthplace
    The garden at J M Barrie's Birthplace© The National Trust for Scotland
  • J.M. Barrie's writing desk and robes.
    J.M. Barrie's writing desk and robes. © The National Trust for Scotland
  • The garden at J M Barrie's Birthplace
    The garden at J M Barrie's Birthplace© The National Trust for Scotland
  • J M Barrie's Birthplace
    J M Barrie's Birthplace © The National Trust for Scotland
  • J M Barrie's Grave
    J M Barrie's Grave© The National Trust for Scotland

J M Barrie (1860–1937), the creator of much-loved character Peter Pan and a celebrated novelist and dramatist, was born in this two-storied house on 9 May.

The upper floors are furnished much as they may have been when Barrie lived here.

You can also visit an exhibition – ‘The Genius of J M Barrie’ – in the adjacent house (No. 11), which focuses on Barrie’s literary and theatrical works. Barrie’s very first plays were rehearsed and performed in the outside wash-house, which served as his first theatre.

The garden has been redeveloped to include a Peter Pan statue – as well as other statues celebrating Barrie’s most famous work.

As befits the author of such a timeless classic, J M Barrie’s Birthplace is a magical, mysterious and emotionally resonant experience for all who visit.


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Opening times & Prices

16 Sep
  • House: 12.00 - 17.00
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Prices
  • Member: FREE
  • Adult: £6.50
  • Family: £16.50
  • 1 Parent: £11.50
  • Concession: £5.00

Gradings & Awards

  • The Green Tourism Award - Bronze
  • Scottish Tourist Board - 3 Star

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