Paisley Abbey is a parish church of the Church of Scotland on the east bank of the White Cart Water in the centre of the town of Paisley, Renfrewshire, about 12 miles (19 kilometres) west of Glasgow, in Scotland. Its origins date from the 12th century, based on a former Cluniac monastery. Following the Reformation in the 16th century, it became a Church of Scotland parish kirk.Put Paisley Abbey on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Paisley trip planner.
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Paisley Abbey reviews
Stopped off here on the way to Helensburgh as we HAD to visit. Being a huge fan of Alien I saw in the news that during some refurb work the stonemasons were given pretty much free reign with the... more »
I’ve never seen a more beautiful structure. I only wish I could have gone inside. The architecture is complex and so gothic. more »
A delightful surprise for Sassenachs: wonderfully preserved Abbey. Great atmosphere and still open for Church of Scotland worship. Some really special artifacts of real meaning to Scotland and so much care and love from the stewards who were patient with children and full of historic knowledge
Had my graduation here on 3rd of July 2019. Lovely historic building. Not too cold which I expected it to be and lovely photo opportunities to be had.
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