Scottish Tour Guide's Blog

CatsWhiskersTours provide unique tour experiences tailored to suit you. Call +44 (0) 141 638 5500

Browsing Posts in Alloway



Brig O’Doon, Alloway

This evening, I am posting information on the famous Brig O’Doon at Alloway, Ayrshire, Scotland about forty miles S.W. of Glasgow near Ayr.

Brig O’Doon is a Scots-English term for ‘Bridge over the River Doon’.

Read more on Visit Brig O’Doon…



Representation of Tam O’Shanter at Burns birthplace.

This evening, I am reporting on the birthplace of Robert Burns, Scotland’s National Poet, an 18th century thatched cottage which is located in the village of Alloway, about forty miles S.W. of Glasgow near Ayr.

Read more on Robert Burns Birthplace…



Auld Kirk, Alloway, Ayrshire

This evening, I am posting information on the ruined Auld Kirk (‘old church’) at Alloway, Ayrshire, Scotland. This small ruin has achieved great fame and status as a visitor attraction due to connection with Scotland’s national poet, Robert Burns who was born a short distance away.

Read more on Visit Auld Kirk, Alloway…