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Globe Inn

  • 56 High St. Map It
  • Dumfries
  • Historic District/Site

Updated 10/08/2013

Fodor's Review

Poet Robert Burns spent quite a lot of time at the Globe Inn, where he frequently fell asleep in the tack room beside the stables. He later graduated to the upstairs bedroom where he slept with his wife, Jean Armour, and scratched some lines of poetry on the window. The room is preserved (or at least partly re-created) and the bar staff will happily show you around if you ask.

Sight Information

Address:

56 High St., Dumfries, DG1 2JA, Scotland

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Phone:

01387-252335

Updated 10/08/2013

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