Things to see and do - Paisley
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Paisley Travel guide
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This industrial town, renowned for its shawls and thread manufacturing, now has a more varied industrial base, although thread production remains important. Paisley grew up around a 12C monastic establishment and boomed in the 18C thanks to linen manufacturing.
Tourist attractions Paisley : Things to see and do
The section on Paisley shawls explains the development of this local speciality through many examples. The art gallery has a number of works from the Scottish school (Gillie, Walton and George Henry). Fine collection of local pottery and section devo..
In 1163, Walter Fitzalan founded a priory for monks from the Clunisian house of Wenlock. Made an abbey in 1245, the monastery became one of the richest and most powerful in Scotland.
The Cross Kilbarchan
This 18C cottage, with a typical interior for its time, is a reminder of this activity as practised at home, which was so important at the end of the 19C. In all the house, there are examples of local weaving, including tartan making. The manual weav..
Marchburn Drive, Glasgow Airport Business Park GB - Paisley PA3 2SJ
Located just off the M8 motorway and only 500 metres from Glasgow Airport, this modern Ramada hotel offers free Wi-Fi in public areas. Both the Emirates Arena and Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome are 13 minutes' drive from the hotel. Every room comes with a ..
Lonend GB - Paisley PA1 1SR
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Situated in the Heart of historic Paisley and built on the site of a 17th-century flour mill, The Watermill Hotel offers comfortably furnished bedrooms, a restaurant and free parking. The Watermill is only a 5-minute drive from Glasgow International..
9 Orr Square GB - Paisley PA1 2DL
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Set in an oasis of tranquility in the heart of Paisley’s heritage and entertainment district, this splendid Listed Regency Georgian Town House boasts its own private courtyard and walled garden. Within 10 minutes of Glasgow airport and Glasgow Centr..