Allowa (Gaelic: Allmhaigh) is a umwhile veelage in Ayrshire, Scotland that is nou a suburb o Ayr. It lees soothlins fae Ayr, naur the moo o the river Doon on the Firth o Clyde.[1]

Famous Allowa fowkEedit

Rabbie Burns wis fae Allowa. There the Burns cottage (Burns cot hoose) in Allowa tae mynd o him. Anither pairt o Allowa that haes a link wi Burns is the Brig o Doon, a brig that gangs ower the river Doon an is gaun ower bi Tam O' Shanter in the eponymous poem.[2]


  1. "Alloway". Scottish Places. Retrieved 13 December 2020.
  2. "Robert Burns". Poetry Foundation. Retrieved 13 December 2020.

Coordinates: 55°26′N 4°38′W / 55.43°N 4.64°W / 55.43; -4.64