2023: the 155th anniversary year of Robert Smith’s execution.
Smith made history when he became the last person to be publicly executed in Scotland, right here in Dumfries. Between 1807 and 1868, he and seven others met their fates at the old Buccleuch Street prison. Our tour explores Smith’s landmark case along with a collection of real-life stories of crime and justice.
Explore a jealousy-fuelled murder in an old Dumfries close, the cold-blooded killing of a pedlar boy and the gut-wrenching account of a double-execution.
Age guide: 12 and above
Mobility restricted - please contact the team for more info
The walk will adhere to current Covid-safety guidelines - a short briefing will take place before the walk commences.
Please wear practical footwear.
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