J M Barrie’s Birthplace

JM Barrie's Birthplace, Kirriemuir


The son of a weaver, Barrie lived with his seven brothers and sisters in two upstairs rooms, while his father’s weaving workshop was downstairs. The washhouse in the yard was Barrie’s first theatre – and may even have inspired the Wendy House in Peter Pan. An exhibition tells the story of his life and work and includes the writing desk from Barrie’s London flat where he penned Peter Pan.

Opening Times
8th April to 26th June, Saturday – Monday 11:00 – 16:00 (last entry 15:30)
1st July to 1st September, Thursday-Monday 11:00 – 16:00 (last entry 15:30)
2nd September to 25th September, Sat-Mon 11:00 – 16:00 (last entry 15:30)

Entry Fee
Adult – £6.50
Family – £16.50
Single Adult Family – £11.50
Concession – £5.00
National Trust for Scotland Members – Free

Accessibility additional info
As this is an old building there is limited disabled access, the shop and visitor reception room can be accessed by a wheelchair, however the rest of the property has numerous steps and stairs to access the rooms.


ParkingDisability aware staff

J M Barrie’s Birthplace


9 Brechin Rd


Explore Angus

Use the filters below to discover what there is to see and do, places to eat and where to stay in Angus.