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  • Revatron
    Kirkwall, UK395 contributions
    Stunning views of Glasgow from a different perspective. A nice area of green and trees with some fresh air. Visited with just the other half but will take the kids next time. They will love it.
    Written April 2, 2022
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  • Paisley abbey was founded in 1163 by Walter fitzalan, who was a Knight of brecon origin.
    There was a fire in 1307 which destroyed much of the original building but it was restored in 14th century.
    The abbey is known as the cradle of the stewarts due to king robert the 2nd being born here after his mother princess marjory bruce died here after a riding accident. Six of the Stewarts are actually buried here.
    Paisley is definitely an underated place for tourists in my opinion, as Paisley abbey is an important part of scottish history and its such a beautiful building inside and out.
    Written March 9, 2022
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  • GRWLR51
    O'Fallon, IL1,008 contributions
    We passed this place and it caught our attention. Beautiful structure and color. Couldn’t go inside but the outside was spectacular.
    Written June 30, 2020
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  • Revatron
    Kirkwall, UK395 contributions
    Kids had a lovely time at the playpark and enjoyed watching the ducks and swans in the pond. We visited in Winter but will definately be back in the summer.
    Written April 2, 2022
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  • Jim T
    Balfron, UK2 contributions
    The tour of the cottages was really informative. For those interested in Paisley's renowned cotton/fabric industry they are well worth a visit.
    Written November 7, 2019
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  • Balanced_reviews
    Kirkwall, UK198 contributions
    Lovely staff and light airy lounge. Spoilt by noisy groups of leisure travellers keen to make full use of the free bar and make calls on speaker phone, and all told treat the lounge like a pub, rather than respecting that it's a shared space with families and people working.

    Depends what time you visit ; sometimes busy but quiet and respectful, but this morning 20 February noisy while not that busy.

    A quiet area with no phone calls would be a real help to keep frequent business fliers happy.

    Also choice of hot food is poor (bacon rolls only) compared to the lounges at Edinburgh where there's a choice of several hot items.
    Written February 20, 2020
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  • Gabriel A
    Ploiesti, Romania4,078 contributions
    We saw Fountain Gardens which are the oldest park in Paisley, where we admired Grand Central Fountain - a very beautiful fountain with dolphins, angels. The fountain was created and built by George Smith and Company of the Sun Foundry. There were some very relaxing moments.
    Written April 24, 2020
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  • Kate Y
    Dundee, Scotland123 contributions
    I had an hour to spare and decided to dip my toe into Paisley Museum - and very glad I did. It houses a good exhibition on the history of the town then a fine display of Paisley shawls with their stunning patterns and colours. There was an amazing exhibition on about seismic activity when I was there - think it must have been a link up with the Coates Observatory which is very nearby. Could have sat and watched and listened to this for ages noting the Earth's seismic activities across the globe! All free too!!
    Written March 27, 2018
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  • macedonboy
    Glasgow, UK153,686 contributions
    Beautiful Neoclassical building, especially the grand entrance facing Abbey Close. This side has an elevated hexastyle Corinthian portico. It's just a pity the pediment is unadorned to match the grand portico. This building is worthy of standing in the Acropolis. If you enjoy classical architecture, this building is worth a visit when in Paisley.
    Written September 7, 2020
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  • ChrisMcG170
    Hastings, UK197 contributions
    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.
    Written May 7, 2019
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  • johnnymac2017
    Kilmacolm, UK595 contributions
    At last!!! After 5 cancelled holidays in the last 2 years, we have finally made it here for our holiday.

    Terminal 2 is now closed due to the drastic reduction in flights, so that made it easier to get around the airport.

    Restrictions due to Covid were mostly followed here, but there are always some who just ignore everything and no-one said anything to them.

    In general the airport seemed to have adapted well to the restrictions now imposed, and it didn't inconvenience us to much.
    Written April 8, 2022
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  • Martin N
    Chesterfield, UK132 contributions
    Went to a game here whilst working in the area and was well impressed. Good game of football aga inst Aberdeen and a terrific atmosphere from the home fans singing and banging their drum the entire game. Nice little stadium and reasonably priced too. Well worth a visit
    Written August 11, 2019
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  • macSouthampton
    Southampton, UK38 contributions
    I had the opportunity to stay in an apartment opposite this beautiful statue, it was also lovely to listen to the chimes of the clock coming from the Town Hall.
    Written January 11, 2022
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  • Gabriel A
    Ploiesti, Romania4,078 contributions
    The monument of Queen Victoria is situated in Dunn Square, Paisley. The statue was created by the sculptor Frances John Williamson, and it was inaugurated in 1901.
    Written April 24, 2020
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  • Right in the centre of a junction, sits this plaque but its very difficult to view up close unless you drive over it.
    This is meant to warn other witches to keep away from paisley but unfortunately this is not the original, as it mysteriously disappeared over night. Many locals believe the curse came true when it disappeared but it has been replaced by this lovely plaque with a horseshoe by sandy stoddart.
    The real witches memorial sits on gallows green at the west end of paisley, where the last ever mass witches execution happened in western Europe. Worth a wee look just don't get run over!
    Written August 13, 2020
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