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Paisley Abbey

Abbey Close, Paisley PA1 1JG, Scotland
+44 141 889 7654
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renewing our vows 50 years

it was lovely inside and had a lot of history on the walls they were a lot of smaller chambers... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2012
travelbug170945
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Stunning Abbey in the Heart of Paisley

Paisley Abbey is the top historic attraction in Paisley. Built in the 12th century, this Cluniac... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2012
jamcl
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Paisley, United Kingdom
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Abbey Close, Paisley PA1 1JG, Scotland
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+44 141 889 7654
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"steeped in history"
in 19 reviews
"stained glass"
in 13 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 34 reviews
"king robert"
in 10 reviews
"beautiful building"
in 24 reviews
"gift shop"
in 18 reviews
"buried here"
in 5 reviews
"guided tour"
in 11 reviews
"awe inspiring"
in 4 reviews
"white cart"
in 4 reviews
"lots of history"
in 8 reviews
"old church"
in 5 reviews
"amazing history"
in 5 reviews
"volunteer guides"
in 6 reviews
"scones"
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"great place to visit"
in 6 reviews
"tea room"
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Reviewed 18 June 2012

it was lovely inside and had a lot of history on the walls they were a lot of smaller chambers inside .we found a small chaple in it and renew our wedding vows on our golden anniversary

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Reviewed 18 June 2012

Paisley Abbey is the top historic attraction in Paisley. Built in the 12th century, this Cluniac Abbey is steeped in history and the direct connection to Scotland's royal line is evidenced by the birth of Robert II of Scotland at the Abbey. King Robert II,...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2012

Lovely old building. Very atmospheric. Try and go when the organ recitals are on - fantastic

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Reviewed 1 June 2012

I spent some time exploring this historic place of worship. One of the volunteers was extremely helpful and answered my questions cheerfully and quite obviously enjoyed her volunteer role within the parish. The stained glass, both old and new, is quite beautiful. The whole interior...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2012

This building is just over 900 yaers old and a jewel in Paisleys crown, if you think it is impressive from the outside then you must go inside for a closer look. At the Annual doors open day you can climb the stairs to the...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2012

Abbey is one of the features of paisley really beautiful old building

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Reviewed 5 April 2012

I love the Abbey - well worth a look - you will not be disappointed.

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Reviewed 19 March 2012

This church is very special. Paisley Abbey was where William Wallace was educated as a boy. The church was built by Walter Stewart, the first High Steward of Scotland. The church contains a monument to Marjorie Bruce, daughter of Robert the Bruce, who died and...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2012

If looking at the cultural aspects of the area please make sure you don't miss the Abbey,the beautiful building and grounds are just the start.

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Reviewed 26 February 2012

Really friendly congregation too - very welcoming. Thank you

Thank Sarah D
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