Kirriemuir the birthplace of the creator of Peter Pan, which contains an imaginative exhibition dedicated to his work.

Visit Kirriemuir - birthplace of JM Barrie, creator of Peter Pan

Kirriemuir, known as the “Gateway to the Glens” makes a captivating base for exploring the beautiful braes of Angus. The town’s most famous son was the author JM Barrie, the creator of Peter Pan. His birthplace, now owned by the National Trust for Scotland, contains an imaginative exhibition featuring life-size figures, theatre posters and stage costumes. There is also a statue of Peter Pan in the middle of the town. 2010 sees the 150th anniversary of JM Barrie’s birth and a series of celebrations will take place throughout Scotland, from new stage adaptions of the famous Peter Pan stories to smaller events focusing on the author’s life in Scotland.

By Anita Draycott

I want to go to Scotland

calendar

Experiences

Climb Kilimanjaro: Africa's Highest Peak for Active Travelers At 5,895 m (19,340 ft), Mt Kilimanjaro is Africa's hi...
25% off Young Travelers on Uniworld European Family Cruises World travel is a family affair with the Uniworld Generat...
New Crystal River Cruise 'Getaways': Overnights in Favorite Destinations More than 2 Dozen New 2018 'Crystal Getaways' fea...
New Special Prices! Normandy Landing Beaches on an Avalon River Cruise This fabulous river cruise combines time in France’...
Alaska Seabourn Cruise with Wellness Icon Dr. Andrew Weil The first dedicated Wellness Cruise with Dr. Andrew Weil ...