Robert Burns’ Hometown (Alloway) – Part 2

Alloway, the hometown of poet Robert Burns, has several prominent fixtures within this sweet and quiet town.

My personal favorite, however, is the Bridge of Doon, or Brig o’ Doon.

It’s literally an old bridge over the River Doon, but it is in such a gorgeous setting, over a beautiful river, in sight of a gentle village, and below the Robert Burns Monument, it is just a wonderful piece of historic beauty.

This is our third visit to this particular bridge. We’ve brought family with us to see it, and stopped to enjoy it on our own. There’s just something about it.

View from the near side.

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View from the front.

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Off one side of the bridge.

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Off the other side.

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View from the far side of the bridge.

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This bridge is the one featured in Robert Burns’ poem, Tam o’ Shanter. Lots of character, and plenty of charm!

Next up:
Part III: Robert Burns Monument

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