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We are open again for the season in 2022. We are now open every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from 11am till 4pm and 10am – 2pm on Fridays. During the week opening times change according to the availability of our volunteers so best to call ahead – 01387 740426 or email info@ellislandfarm.co.uk. Or book a visit via Eventbrite to take advantage of the reduced price afternoon tea offer at nearby Friar’s Carse Country House Hotel. Pre booked visits mean you can avoid disappointment and helps with our numbers

 

Burns Poetry

Poems
Painting of Ellisland Farm
 

About

Burns experienced his most creative and fruitful years here at Ellisland. He found great poetic inspiration in the beauty of the surrounding countryside, the various people he met and the events he witnessed whilst living here.

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Burns Attractions

Ellisland Museum & Farm is conveniently situated on the road between Robert Burns' birthplace in Alloway and his final resting place at St Michael's Cemetery in Dumfries.

Burns Attractions

Visit

There is so much to see at Ellisland Museum & Farm, so please allow at least an hour for a short visit and two to three hours for a full visit. We're a short, 5 mile drive from the centre of nearby Dumfries, just off the A76.

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