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.
We offer private tours of the property out with normal opening times?
Birthdays, anniversaries or other private occasions, please contact property for further details.
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