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Bigger than it looks from the outside !

I have lived in the area for some years and hadn't had the chance to visit. Very interesting as it... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
diana b
Layers of history excavated for our benefit

Really lovely spot to see, from the special rafters visible in the upper story to the special... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
Margaret P
Los Angeles, California
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10 The Cross, Kilbarchan PA10 2JG, Scotland
+44 844 493 2205
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

I have lived in the area for some years and hadn't had the chance to visit. Very interesting as it has a lot of photographs of the village in times gone by. Very focused in the weavers life and times. One of the guides lives...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank diana b
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Really lovely spot to see, from the special rafters visible in the upper story to the special treadle space cut out of the basement floor--fascinating to see how weavers work and live in a different time. They need to record that video onto a new...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Margaret P
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Initially built as just a two room cottage with basement weavering work shop was even then home to two - Rooms now fully restored as they would have been then. Two guides and a short film gave an absolutely fascinating story of life for a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Fascinating visit to this tiny, well restored and sympathetically arranged cottage - it felt as if the occupants had just stepped out and would be back in a moment. Impressive display of working looms from before the Industrial Revolution, when, incredibly, there were around 800...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Debbie Y
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We visited the weavers cottage a couple of days ago. It is a beautiful old cottage packed with history. The staff were welcoming and talked us through the history of the cottage. Then we watched a short video about life for a weaver. There was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Laal83
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Visited Weavers Cottage in Kilbarchan today and was spirited back in time by the very informative volunteers of the National Trust. It’s situated in the centre of this lovely village in Renfrewshire and easy to find. We were told about the families who had lived...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Had a beautiful meal today lots of choice on menu .2 course for £11 good value. Perhaps a suggestion cheese board and coffee instead of sweet.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Martin R
Reviewed 8 December 2017

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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank johnnymac2017
Reviewed 5 October 2017

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

Date of experience: September 2017
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