Although of historic interest, the cottage is (currently) nothing more than a shop for local crafts and goodies, with the Ale House providing sandstone reproductions of four people from the past and nothing more.
Thank you for your review, sorry that you were disappointed by your visit. The cottage is a very fine example... 更多
As we'd just been to burns cottage & museum we thought it apt to call at Souter Johnnie's cottage ,him being the shoemaker friend of Burns. Lovely little cottage ,a very nice lady filled us in with the story but I have to say I was a tad disappointed there were no artefacts from Souter Johnnie's time at the cottage,there... 更多
Thank you for taking the time to review Souter's, sadly none of the original furniture or artefacts from his time... 更多
We were welcomed by a very friendly lady who explained the history of the cottage. Whilst disappointed there were no original artifacts, the arts on display were very interesting and we were particularly impressed with the sandstone statues in the building at the back. Worth a visit.
Thank you for your review, the cottage has now closed for the winter except by special arrangement. during closure we... 更多
The ottage is literally just two rooms and a wee garden, nothing to see but the woman there was lovely and her cat, Eddie, made my day :)
Even if you are not into Robert Burns this small cottage is useful. It gives a fascinating insight into rural Scotland. It shows how whole families lived in the one room and a second room was used by the shoemaker for his trade. It is a National Trust for Scotland and is easily coupled with Culzean Castle which is just... 更多
You should note that this attraction is not in Glasgow as the heading indicates. It is in Kirkoswald in Ayrshire. Souter Johnnie was the inspiration behind Robert Burns's poem Tam O'Shanter and Burns visited this cottage on a number of occasions. The cottage is traditionally thatched and to the rear there are artefacts that tell the visitor a lot about... 更多
This cottage is small & quaint. It has a small living area & a small work shop attached. It is furnished to the period. There is a small thatched building at the back with life sized replicas of Jonnie, his wife, Burns & another (which was covered up when we were there) The member of staff was very nice &... 更多
A good place to visit an insight into the life of a cobbler and his family in the era of Robert Burns . The guide was very helpful and informative .