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Souter Johnnie's Cottage (NTS)

Kirkoswald

The home of John Davidson, village souter (shoemaker), who inspired the character Souter Johnnie in Robert Burns' famous poem Tam o'Shanter.

Life-sized stone figures of the Souter, Tam, the innkeeper and his wife are in the restored ale-house in the cottage garden. The thatched cottage, recently refurbished, contains period furniture, Burns relics and a reconstructed souter's workshop.

Opening Times

April to September, Friday - Tuesday 11.30am - 5.00pm.

Reviews

Rating

Visit Scotland
3 Stars

Contact

Souter Johnnie's Cottage (NTS)

Main Road
Kirkoswald
Ayrshire
KA19 8HY
Phone: 01655 760603
Email: jgibson@nts.org.uk
Website: http://www.nts.org.uk/Property/S...
Souter Johnnie's Cottage (NTS)

Directions

On A77, in Kirkoswald.

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