19 August 2022
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Family Style Dining at Carriages

by on 11 February 2021 0
As we reemerge from lockdown, Renfrewshire Foodies enjoy an afternoon of familial joy at Kilmacolm’s Carriages. There’s no doubt about it, the last six months have been hard on everyone. Simple pleasures such as meeting up with your family have been out the window, leaving us to try to make sense of the world... Read More

Lunch at Cairn

by on 1 March 2020 0
Amid a sea of glowing recommendations, Robert Blair heads to Kilmacolm to see what all the fuss is about. Believe the hype.  There are some places that instantly imbue you with positive energy as you cross the threshold. When striding into Kilmacolm’s fastest-rising eatery of Cairn, there’s an innate sense that some previously unidentifiable... Read More

Uncovering Lost Renfrewshire

by on 1 July 2019 0
Go deeper underground in the company of urban historian Stephen Clancy, as he takes us on a fascinating journey through time.  The hidden gems of Renfrewshire’s past are mostly hidden beneath our feet, never to be seen again. However, in some cases such as Paisley Abbey’s magnificent Medieval Drain, currently under excavation once again,... Read More

St Columba’s School

by on 1 July 2019 0
One of Scotland’s highest achieving schools can be found in Kilmacolm. Words by Head of Development, Marketing and Admissions, Roberta Bianchini.  St Columba’s School is very much a part of the village. In fact, the school has been on its current site since 1897. Now housing the Senior School, the original building is an... Read More

A Love Letter to Kilmacolm

by on 1 June 2019 0
The journalist and broadcaster Paul English revisits his idyllic childhood home. I didn’t properly appreciate it until long after I’d left. The discovery of R.J. Price’s 2002 short story collection, A Boy In Summer, and its references to a Renfrewshire coming of age, helped me realise. Now when I return to Kilmacolm, which I do... Read More