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J M Barrie’s Birthplace

The world-famous creator of Peter Pan was born in this traditional weaver’s house.

Planning your visit

We want you to enjoy your visit – your safety is our priority. This means we’ve had to make some changes so that we can keep everyone safe. Please read our Guide on what to expect before you set off.

Kirriemuir has an abundance of cafés and hotels within easy walking distance of the property.

Only assistance dogs are allowed inside the property.

Drone flying is not permitted at this property without prior permission and approval. Commercial operators should contact the Trust’s Filming Manager at

For more information about planning your visit, please see the drop-down facilities below or our frequently asked questions.

If you’d like to speak to us, please call 01575 572646.

Facilities & access

The cottage is not wheelchair-accessible.

We have an ongoing programme of accessible content development. Detailed accessibility guides for the most visited Trust places are available on our Accessibility pages as well as links to useful resources.

We’d love you to visit the Euan’s Guide website to review the accessibility of Trust places and tell us (and others) what’s good and where we need to do better.

3G/4G coverage

Outside, we have the original Wendy house and a small garden for children to play in – how many animals can you spot on the Peter Pan statue?

There’s on-street parking or a public car park, 100m along the road.

Play area

Books by J M Barrie and other authors are for sale in the small shop.


Opening times

House, garden and shop

1 Jan–15 Apr, closed Current period16 Apr–31 Oct, Fri–Mon, 10.30–16.30 1 Nov–31 Dec, closed

Entry prices

One adult family
Young Scot
One adult family

Members go free

At all Trust places, admission is free for members.

Join from £50