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Fascinating visit to this tiny, well restored and sympathetically arranged cottage - it felt as if the occupants had just stepped out and would be back in a moment. Impressive display of working looms from before the Industrial Revolution, when, incredibly, there were around 800...More
We visited the weavers cottage a couple of days ago. It is a beautiful old cottage packed with history. The staff were welcoming and talked us through the history of the cottage. Then we watched a short video about life for a weaver. There was...More
Visited Weavers Cottage in Kilbarchan today and was spirited back in time by the very informative volunteers of the National Trust. It’s situated in the centre of this lovely village in Renfrewshire and easy to find. We were told about the families who had lived...More
This little treasure is in the middle of a quaint little town. It’s a short visit so do be prepared to explore other parts of the area. The staff were so knowledgeable and helpful that we signed up to become members of the National Trust...More
This is a typical 18th century weavers cottage, and I am told that the village created the famous Paisley Pattern.
The NTS run and preserve the property.
It was great to see how a family lived and worked in the one place in those days....More
I visited with a friend from Canada. We much enjoyed the presentations from the highly knowledgeable guides, and the weaving demonstration and our own participation in this. The garden is lovely - don't miss it! - though we'd have liked some further info about the...More
Visited with 3 friends this National Trust for Scotland property. The guides inside this cottage are very knowledgeable and interested in this old building.
Check out the drawers of tartan swatches in the parlor. Fascinating!!
Travelling around Scotland we went a little out of our way to visit the Weaver's Cottage and we are so glad we did.
The staff/volunteers made the visit. A lady welcomed us and gave us a brief history of the cottage. It really is a...More
Visited with my daughter and grandson. Very interesting and informative. Lovely guide who is very knowledgable and keen to pass on facts. We had a weaving demonstration and grandson had a try - which pleased him no end!