Weaver’s Cottage

Take a wee trip to the wonderful village of Kilbarchan to discover a slice of Renfrewshire’s rich manufacturing history.

At this traditional Kilbarchan weaver’s cottage we’ll transport you back to a time when hand-woven textiles were the pride of Scotland’s weaving industry.

Weaver’s Cottage vividly recreates the living and working conditions of a typical handloom weaver. With low ceiling beams and period furniture, it helps give an insight into life before the Industrial Revolution.

The Cottage also boasts a beautiful garden, where traditional dye plants including woad and madder are grown, along with a wide range of cottage garden plants.

Opening times

1 April – 30 September

Open 1pm – 5pm except Wednesdays and Thursdays.


Accessibility is limited. Please call ahead for more information.

Getting there

Johnstone rail station (2 miles). Bus 38 (McGill’s buses), from Paisley, Glasgow and from near Johnstone rail station to Kilbarchan (terminus).


NTS members go free
Adult: £7.50
Concession: £5.50
Family: £18.50
Single Adult Family: £12.50


Weaver’s Cottage
The Cross
PA10 2JG

+(0)1505 705588



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