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..
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..
St Andrews Drive, Glasgow Airport, GB - Paisley PA3 2TJ
Just a 2-minute covered walk from Glasgow Airport Terminal Building, this Holiday Inn Express has luggage trolleys, a 24-hour front desk and on-site parking. The hotel is just off the M8 motorway. Each modern room at Holiday Inn Express Glasgow Airp..
9 Orr Square GB - Paisley PA1 2DL
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..