Explore Paisley in 48 hours

Friday 8th March, 2019

Uncover hidden gems, authentic experiences and much, much more in Paisley – Scotland’s largest town.

Take a journey of discovery around the historic Paisley Abbey with its rich history and links to the King of Scots Robert the Bruce and Scotland’s braveheart William Wallace.

Explore the town that made the world-famous Paisley Pattern and learn all about its weaving history at the fascinating Sma’ Shot Cottages or Paisley: The Secret Collect – the UK’s first publicly-accessible museum store on a UK High Street.

Or escape to Renfrewshire’s countryside and enjoy easily accessible short walks and trails followed by a well-earned rest in one of our many country pubs, tea rooms and restaurants.

Take a look at spectacular attractions and must-see places in the area below.

Explore these top attractions

Take a historical trip

See the great outdoors

Then enjoy a bite to eat

A place to rest and unwind

Make sure you come back for our fantastic events!

Paisley has a wonderful historic heritage from the medieval until very recently, and is simply one of Scotland's most important places.

Professor Gerard Carruthers
Professor of Scottish Literature
University of Glasgow

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