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Coats Observatory

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Coats Observatory

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49 Oakshaw Street West, Paisley PA1 2DE Scotland
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William Wallace Tour
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William Wallace Tour

Follow in the footsteps of one of the greatest figures in Scottish history with your own private tour. <br><br>Take in the monument at his birthplace, then on to the magnificent Paisley Abbey where its widely believed he was educated by the monks as a boy. While in the Abbey you'll also see the tomb of King Robert III of Scotland. <br><br>Paisley offers some of the best establishments for food in the west coast of Scotland so after the Abbey we have a break so you can pop into one of them for lunch.<br><br>After lunch we take the trip to Stirling, on the route you'll pass the imposing Stirling Castle on the way to the National Wallace monument. Learn all about Wallace and even pose with his sword as you work your way up the monument to the breathtaking viewpoint at the top of the monument that has 360 degree views of the surrounding area.<br><br>Next its down to the impressive Dumbarton Castle, this is where was held after his capture before being sent to London for his trial, torture and execution.
$542.89 per adult
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Stephen S wrote a review Jul 2019
New Ash Green, United Kingdom1,896 contributions290 helpful votes
Before setting out with my wife and granddaughter I 'confirmed' it was open via trip advisor site only to discover it was closed on arrival - disappointing
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Date of experience: July 2019
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ChrisMcG170 wrote a review May 2019
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom188 contributions56 helpful votes
What a lovely old building, we visited here whilst up seeing relatives in Paisley. It's right in the heart of the town centre and easy to get too.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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sue r wrote a review Aug 2018
Skegness, United Kingdom22 contributions9 helpful votes
This place is very interesting, small but you actually have a tour guide giving you the complete history and o. Certain nights you can observe the stars thru the giant telescope.
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Date of experience: September 2017
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Julie C wrote a review Apr 2018
Glasgow, United Kingdom8 contributions15 helpful votes
Totally appalling customer service. Website states open to public tuesdays and sundays 11-1 and 2-4. Precise eh? So we travel down there and door is closed at 2.40 on Tuesday. Ring buzzer. Get spoken to through intercom to be told last tour started at 2.30. No personal contact no apology....is this publicly or charitably funded? If so need to seriously up their game. It is also in v rundown area with boarded up buildings and no effort to make place look appealing. So glad i had not taken any tourists there. My sons were disappointed though.
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Date of experience: April 2018
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cozzy134 wrote a review Jan 2018
Paisley, United Kingdom13 contributions8 helpful votes
Great small local observatory, we are very lucky to have this in Paisley. If you get the chance go to one of the winter viewing evenings,to have a look out of the telescopes and wonder at the universe.
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Date of experience: December 2017
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