Memorials and monuments

Visit some of the memorials and monuments in East Ayrshire:

  • Burns House Museum - Robert Burns (Scotland's National poet) and Jean Armour began married life in Mauchline in 1788. The room they lived in is preserved to form part of the Burns House Museum in the centre of Mauchline.

  • Burns Monument Centre - WG Stevenson’s statue of Robert Burns was unveiled on 9 August 1879. The statue sits within the Burns Monument Centre, Kay Park, Kilmarnock, which is now a unique venue for archives, local and family history services, educational and cultural events, conferences and weddings.

  • Dalmellington Mote - lies in the heart of Dalmellington, officially classed as an Ancient Monument which will aid its preservation.

  • Keir Hardie Memorial - A magnificent bronze bust of James Keir Hardie, renowned as the founder of the Labour Party stands on a pink granite plinth outside Cumnock Town Hall.

Contact Information

Council Headquarters
London Road
Kilmarnock
East Ayrshire
KA3 7BU
Telephone: 01563 576000
24 Hour Emergency Helpline: 0345 724 0000 (local rate)