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Thomas Carlyle’s Birthplace

Childhood home of one of Britain’s most influential thinkers

14 miles away

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Birthplace
Closed
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Bachelors’ Club

Robert Burns learned to dance and debate in this authentically restored house.

46 miles away

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Bachelors’ Club
Closed
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Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

Birthplace of a genius – a celebration of the enduring legacy of Scotland’s national poet

47 miles away

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Museum
10.00–16.30
Burns Cottage
Closed due to staff shortages
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Souter Johnnie’s Cottage

Home of the shoemaker immortalised by Robert Burns in Tam o’ Shanter

50 miles away

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Cottage
Closed
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Bannockburn

Stand shoulder to shoulder with Robert the Bruce on the site of his greatest victory

72 miles away

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Visitor Centre and Battle Experience
Closed due to heating problems
Site
All year, daily
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The Hill House

Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s architectural masterpiece turns art into a home.

79 miles away

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House
10.00–17.00 (last entry 16.00)
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Falkland Palace

A fine Renaissance palace with an extensive formal garden and one of Britain’s oldest tennis courts

83 miles away

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Palace
Closed
Garden
Closed
Shop
11.00–17.00
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