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Moat Brae Birthplace of Peter Pan

 
Literature
Dumfries

Moat Brae is the Birthplace of Peter Pan.

EXPLORE PETER PAN’S ENCHANTED LAND

Adventure through the house and garden that inspired JM Barrie and discover the magic within.

Find out what you can expect to see and do during your visit.

Discover a world of children’s stories in the enchanted land that inspired the story of Peter Pan.

Explore The House

Explore the Garden

Moat Brae is the Nation Centre for Literature and Storytelling

Featuring: Neverland Discovery Garden, Exhibitions, Darling Children’s Nursery, Home Under the Ground, Nana’s Kennel, Pirate Ship, Mermaids Lagoon, Play Features, Centre For Children’s Literature and Storytelling, Restored Georgian House, Heritage Tours, Riverside Views, Events, Activities, Café, Shop.

 when shades of night began to fall, certain young mathematicians shed their triangles, crept up walls and down trees, and became pirates in a sort of Odyssey that was long afterwards to become the play of Peter Pan. For our escapades in a certain Dumfries Garden, which is enchanted land to me, were certainly the genesis of that nefarious work, Peter Pan.”

JM Barrie – creator of Peter Pan

 

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101 George Street
Dumfries
DG1 1EA

01387 255 549

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101 George Street
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