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This little treasure is in the middle of a quaint little town. It’s a short visit so do be prepared to explore other parts of the area. The staff were so knowledgeable and helpful that we signed up to become members of the National Trust...More
This is a typical 18th century weavers cottage, and I am told that the village created the famous Paisley Pattern.
The NTS run and preserve the property.
It was great to see how a family lived and worked in the one place in those days....More
I visited with a friend from Canada. We much enjoyed the presentations from the highly knowledgeable guides, and the weaving demonstration and our own participation in this. The garden is lovely - don't miss it! - though we'd have liked some further info about the...More
Visited with 3 friends this National Trust for Scotland property. The guides inside this cottage are very knowledgeable and interested in this old building.
Check out the drawers of tartan swatches in the parlor. Fascinating!!
Travelling around Scotland we went a little out of our way to visit the Weaver's Cottage and we are so glad we did.
The staff/volunteers made the visit. A lady welcomed us and gave us a brief history of the cottage. It really is a...More
Visited with my daughter and grandson. Very interesting and informative. Lovely guide who is very knowledgable and keen to pass on facts. We had a weaving demonstration and grandson had a try - which pleased him no end!
Situated within the village of Kilbarchan, the Weaver's Cottage is great for a visit in the afternoon. You might initially balk at the prices to visit what is essentially a 4 room cottage, but the experience is excellent. You are greeted by friendly staff and...More
Educational and entertaining visit, with video presentation giving a (sometimes humorous) look at life in a weaver's family from 200 years ago. Staff make the whole experience authentic - and you can buy stuff.