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An interesting abbey

This abbey dates about 1,000 years and is a fascinating place to visit. It is a great place for... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Colin M
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Barrhead, United Kingdom
Magnificent, awe-inspiring--highly recommended

We stayed at a nearby hotel and ventured into the Abbey, not knowing what to expect. We were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CHEB15
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United States
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Abbey Close, Paisley PA1 1JG, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This abbey dates about 1,000 years and is a fascinating place to visit. It is a great place for photographers as there are nice stained glass windows. There are plenty of places to visit on site as well as great photo opportunities.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at a nearby hotel and ventured into the Abbey, not knowing what to expect. We were warmly greeted by a docent, and explored the nave and transect. The interior is a stunning place--magnificent stained glass, very interesting monuments and inscriptions. Don't miss the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love going to paisley all my family live here there’s always something to see. The Abbey is outstanding the architecture is second to know.

1  Thank Ellis N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a fantastic building and the history of the abbey is also very interesting the abbey hs also remarkable stone effigies heraldic coat of arms flags and the famous barachon stone it also has very ancient stainglass windows in coloured glass and of coarse some...More

1  Thank giovanniScotland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a beautiful and historic abbey. Self-guided tour. No cost to visit, but donation are appreciated and needed. Park just across the Abbey bridge in the car park for only 60 pence for 2 hours.

1  Thank farish2
Reviewed 10 September 2018

I never tire visiting paisley abbey I find something new every time I go . They have a mirror on wheels that allows you to look up at the ceilings without straining you neck

1  Thank Andrea H
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Blue badge parking free very near the abbey so dropped in for a quick look whilst staying in Paisley. Lovely volunteers in the abbey to answer questions and tell you about the place if you want to know. Don't miss the Burne Jones windows. Closed...More

1  Thank janeyShropshire
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Great to spend some time walking around this beautiful abbey and enjoying the peace and serenity. Lovely gift shop and tea bar.

1  Thank Makevy
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Although I've stayed in paisley for many years I never got around to visiting this Abbey, I've looked at it from the outside and loved the Architecture and History. This is a Must Visit Experience for both Visitors and Residents. My Cousin was married in...More

1  Thank Papatommyc7
Reviewed 25 August 2018

this is great for paisleys history and the building inside is so beautiful and a lot of royals are buried in and around the building, it's one of the oldest, if not, the oldest church in paisleys history. go take a look if you love...More

1  Thank jdm42872
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