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
st. High GB - Paisley PA1 2BA
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..
Abbey Close GB - Paisley PA1 1JG
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 GB - Kilbarchan PA10 2JG
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
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..
Whitecart Road GB - Paisley PA3 2TH
On the M8 motorway, less than 10 minutes' walk from Glasgow International Airport, this modern hotel offers comfortable, great-value rooms and free parking. Gilmore Street train station is 2 miles away. The Premier Inn Glasgow Airport is within easy..