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Tel code: 01505 | code search
Postcode: PA5 | code search
Population: 5200
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Elderslie is an ancient village in Renfrewshire in west central Scotland, situated between Paisley and Johnstone. The village is famous as the reputed birthplace of William Wallace c1270 and home to the well-known Stoddards Carpets, a famous client was the Titanic Ocean liner. An example of the fine quality carpets can be seen in nearby Culzean Castle. Archaeologists have found relics dating back to the Neolithic period. To the south of the village on the hillside stands an ancient ritual standing-stone. Elderslie has historically interesting features including the 19th century Wallace Tavern, the Moat House built1903 and the library dating from 1799. Village Hall funded by Stoddards opened in 1881. The remains and the outline of Elderslie Castle lye in the village, on the site of the Castle stands a large Wallace Memorial, dedicated to the leading figure in the struggle for Scotland’s Independence during the 13th century. A parade is held at the monument every year to celebrate Wallace’s achievements. Elderslie has a shopping area with a variety of shops and amenities, takeaways and restaurants. There is a cycle track running through to Kilbirnie. The village has a swimming pool, golf course, bowling club

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Gleniffer House (0.85 miles)

Gleniffer House
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Built in the early 1800's, Gleniffer House is a small friendly guest house with the emphasis on guest comfort. Situated in a garden filled with songs ... More
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Premier Inn Glasgow (Paisley) (1.01 miles)

Premier Inn Glasgow (Paisley)
Situated on Phoenix Retail Park with a cinema and shops just a short walk from the hotel. Local attractions include Loch Lomond, Paisley museum and art gallery, Xscape and Braehead shopping centre. For shops and ... More | visit website
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Ashtree House Hotel (1.68 miles)

Ashtree House Hotel
Ashtree House Hotel is set in an oasis of tranquillity in the heart of Paisley’s heritage and entertainment district. Occupying a splendid Listed Regency Georgian Town House with its own private courtyard and walled garden. ... More | visit website
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Lynnhurst Hotel (1.79 miles)

Lynnhurst Hotel

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Having recently undergone an extensive refurbishment, The Lynnhurst Hotel combines traditional grace with modern efficiency making it Renfrewshire's new aspirational venue.Situated in a prestigious residential area the hotel enjoys a ... More

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Travelodge Glasgow Airport (1.90 miles)

Travelodge Glasgow Airport
Located off Junction 28 on the M8 half a mile from Glasgow Airport, this Travelodge provides contemporary quality accommodation and an ideal base for exploring the cultural city of Glasgow and the surrounding countryside. Spacious ... More | visit website
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Watermill Hotel (1.94 miles)

Watermill Hotel

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Situated in the Heart of Historic Paisley, built on a the site of a 17th century flour mill and reatining the original mill facade, whilst offering modern levels of comfort. ... More

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Lomond Airport Hotel (2.08 miles)

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Welcome to the Lomond Airport Hotel, part of the reputable Lomond Hotels Group. We offer a modest and informal setting which will comfortably cater for your stay. Within close proximity ... More

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Holiday Inn Glasgow Airport (2.46 miles)

Holiday Inn Glasgow Airport

Holiday Inn Glasgow Airport makes for an inviting home-from-home within the complex of Glasgow International Airport. You can catch the bus 24 hours a day from the airport to Glasgow city centre, 10 minutes away. ... More | visit website

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Abbey Inn (2.49 miles)

Abbey Inn

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The Abbey Inn is a small hotel on the outskirts of the town centre of Paisley. It is ideally situated off the M8 & M77 15 minutes drive from Glasgow ... More

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Premier Inn Glasgow Airport (2.52 miles)

Premier Inn Glasgow Airport
An ideal airport location, this Premier Inn is just 0.25 miles from Glasgow airport. Braehead shopping centre is a local attraction near to this Premier Inn. Glasgow city centre is only 12 miles away. Our Glasgow ... More | visit website

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