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Paisley Abbey

Abbey Close, Paisley PA1 1JG, Scotland
+44 141 889 7654
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Incredible History

As the guide may tell you, Paisley Abbey is in Paisley, and they look on Glasgow as their suburb... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Euless, Texas
Paisley Abbey

Took friends from Newcastle to the Abbey. They loved it. Found it fascinating and enjoyed reading... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Abbey Close, Paisley PA1 1JG, Scotland
+44 141 889 7654
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Reviewed 6 days ago

As the guide may tell you, Paisley Abbey is in Paisley, and they look on Glasgow as their suburb! A delightful abbey, we were unable to tour most of it due to 3 graduations going on that day, but we were fortunate enough to find...More

Thank skyranger243
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Took friends from Newcastle to the Abbey. They loved it. Found it fascinating and enjoyed reading up on the history.

Thank Katrina N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent view from the tower over Paisley. Lots of things to see, interesting tour, with knowledgeable guide. Lots of history to learn about the abbey and Scotland

Thank cozzy134
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Abbey is absolutely beautiful, such a peaceful tranquil atmosphere. Loved the exhibition on what a monks life and day was like. Beautiful stained class windows and altar. Well stocked shop and nice coffee shop. Very friendly staff to help visitors young and old.

Thank EssexHelenM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I could have spent more time here and enjoyed the history, the architecture and a bonus - there was a choir practicing and this was superb.

Thank Kelcardon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit, the architecture is fabulous, look out for the tomb of Marjory Bruce on the high alter, also the cloisters are gorgeous for taking photographs, lots of history about the monks who were here and the carving bag on the pulpit is...More

Thank Andrea E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found a parking place close to the abbey (no parking on site) and explored the exterior and interior of the abbey. Beautiful photos of the stained glass. Very few visitors at the time we were there.

Thank sgphoto
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attended a wedding at the Abbey; it is a rather somber building and maybe better from the inside. The stained glass lifts the colouration and takes the eyes away from the somber grey stone. The accoustics are excellent and the singing made the whole place...More

Thank Graham C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful old abbey, but it closes promptly at dark, so be careful you don't arrive too late to visit. Worth a bit of time sticking one's head in the door.

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a very interesting visit - one of Scotland's most historic buildings with its links to the Scottish monarchs - set in the heart of the town with well tended grounds by the river - full of interesting monuments and memorials and with interesting...More

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