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Bachelor’s Club

Bachelor’s Club

Bachelors' Club, Sandgate St, Tarbolton KA5 5RB
Bachelors' Club, Sandgate St, Tarbolton KA5 5RB

The Bachelor’s Club is situated on Sandgate Street in the farming village of Tarbolton, and is now a small museum run by the National Trust for Scotland. Robert Burns and his friends founded the club after his family moved to a nearby farm, and it was here that he started a debating club and learned to dance!

You can learn more about these important years that shaped the poet, in a room that’s been authentically restored to create the original atmosphere. It’s easy to imagine Burns and his peers gathered there to debate the important issues of the day – look out for the ’10 rules of membership’ that were written by Burns himself.

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