Day 097 : Dumfries – Sandyhills

Dumfries is the county town of Dumfries and Galloway and was named as Queen of the South by a local poet called David Dunbar.


The famous Scottish poet Robbie burns spent the last few years of his life in Dumfries and there is a statue of him in the Main Street. He had spent most of the money he had made from his poetry, so he came to Dumfries to work as an Excise Officer. The house wher he lived is now a museum.

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