Thursday, 16 January 2020

MOAT BRAE - PETER PAN - J M BARRIE


Moat Brae, in Dumfries. in Scotland.

Moat Brae is in the TIME FOR KIDS’ LIST OF THE WORLD’S 50 COOLEST PLACES OF 2019

Moat Brae: World's Coolest Places of 2019 | Time.com



Moat Brae inspired J M Barrie to write Peter Pan.

The TIME FOR KIDS’ LIST includes:

A Michelin-starred restaurant in Singapore with a gourmet kids' menu, and

The Statue of Liberty Museum Liberty Island, New York.


Moat Brae.


Moat Brae.


Moat Brae.

Moat Brae is a Georgian townhouse designed by Walter Newall in Dumfries, Scotland.

It was built in 1823 in the Greek revival style. 

J. M. Barrie, creator of Peter Pan, played in the house and garden as a child from the ages of 13-18 whilst at school at Dumfries Academy.



Moat Brae.


J M Barrie at the top left.

J. M. Barrie, creator of Peter Pan, played in the Moat Brae house and garden as a child from the ages of 13-18



Peter Pan at Moat Brae.



Moat Brae.



Moat Brae



The 'pirate ship' at Moat Brae.



The doll's house at Moat Brae.


Moat Brae



Moat Brae




Moat Brae

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Reviewed 2 days ago
This is a new experience, having only been open about a couple of weeks, It pays a great tribute to J M Barrie and Peter Pan. Each room is well laid out and contributes to the story of the novel There is a lot to...More
Date of experience: June 2019
Thank phoenix021
Reviewed 2 days ago
We visited on Sunday afternoon as Moat Brae is closed all day Monday. Our entrance to the house and garden was £6.50 each but if you just want to visit the café and look at the shop in the entrance; that's free. There's lots of...More
Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Frances D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Popped in for a look around as only opened on saturday if you wish to see the exhibitions you have to pay however can visit the wee shop or cafe which is what we did pity you cannot sit out in the stunning gardens however...More
Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Jinty478
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Utterly magical experience...stunning garden, pirate ship, Wendy house, crocodile sculptures... inside rooms for the adults to find out about JM Barrie... upstairs children’s reading room, kids bedroom with flying Peter Pan and Tinkerbells fairy dust.... dressing up room with stage... and lots more
Date of experience: June 2019
2  Thank margaretmilligan331
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Today I visited the newly opened Moat Brae ... and left this most unique home of the imagination with a light, happy heart, full of magic, my life the better for the experience. We’ve been waiting with bated breath for the opening of Moat Brae’s...More
Date of experience: June 2019

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