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“Paisley Abbey”
Review of Paisley Abbey

Paisley Abbey
Ranked #1 of 30 things to do in Paisley
Certificate of Excellence
Paisley, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Paisley Abbey”
Reviewed November 26, 2013

Much much more could be made of this attraction viz

Retreats
Actors dressed as monks - the mind could greatly expand this idea
Better opening hours
Café excellent - how about a restaurant
Aggressive advertising
Graves watching
Etc

Visited October 2013
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Paisley, Scotland, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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“ancient history”
Reviewed November 26, 2013

I would recommend Paisley Abbey to everyone, it is steeped in history and even has a kids favourite " The wee mouse ". Lots of beautiful stained glass and a fantastic tapestry to see.

Visited September 2013
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Paisley, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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“Beautiful Scottish Abbey”
Reviewed November 25, 2013

Steeped in history, the Paisley Abbey is over 850 years old. It is well worth a visit. The acoustics are excellent and it is a place where you will find out many interesting facts and how the influences of the monks who educated william wallace, how marjory bruce arrived at the abbey and the influence the Abbey has had on the local community of Paisley. Paisley is very proud of the Abbey and its heritage.

Visited September 2013
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Hawick
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
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“Friendly and Helpful Guides”
Reviewed November 20, 2013

The 800 year old Paisley Abbey where William Wallace received part of his education is well worth his visit. A marvellously restored abbey, complemented by models and picture displays illustrating its history and friendly guides who would narrate interesting information then leave you free to walk round at your own pace.

Visited January 2013
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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“A beautiful Scottish Abbey”
Reviewed November 17, 2013

If you visit Paisley the Abbey is certainly worth a visit. It's one of the most beautiful buildings in Scotland. Steeped in history too, William Wallace was educated here by the Abbey Monks. The acoustics are wonderful, when there isn't a service on its a place of contemplation, sit for a while and savour the peace and quiet. The abbey is right in the middle of town so no need to walk for miles to get to it!

Visited January 2013
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