JM Barrie

JM Barrie, Kirriemuir & Glamis Castle

Glamis Castle

JM Barrie, the creator of Peter Pan, was born in Kirriemuir in 1860. Barrie died in London in 1937 and is buried with his parents in Kirriemuir Cemetery. Before his death Barrie gifted the rights to the Peter Pan works to Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London which continues to benefit from them. Barrie’s […]


Borders Journeys’ 2014 Leaflet

We have collected our 2014 leaflet in time to launch it at Who Do You Think You Are? Live at Olympia in London this week. If you would like copies of the leaflet, please contact us and we’ll arrange to deliver them to you. Contact details: Tel: (+44) 0131 450 7151 or (+44) 07794 021819 […]


Glamis Castle and J.M. Barrie

Peter Pan Statue, Barrie Fountain and J.M. Barrie's Headstone

Glamis Castle is the ancestral home of the Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne and childhood home of HM Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. Nearby is Kirriemuir, the birthplace of J.M. Barrie who created Peter Pan. Barrie’s birthplace at 4 Brechin Road is now a museum maintained by the National Trust for Scotland. Glamis Castle and […]


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