Laura Forbes had never fully been out of her wheelchair ... next week she will perform 100ft in the air in front of Paisley’s iconic Abbey.
There are many great places to love in and around Paisley, but it's also a great gateway for exploring Greater Glasgow and some of Scotland's most stunning natural assets.
Gary Ennis, owner of NS Design digital training consultancy, represents the voice of microbusinesses on Renfrewshire’s Economic Leadership Panel.
Paisley offers a thriving restaurant scene - with some long-established favourites and a number of new places already proving popular. Join us as we take you through a selection...
Before planning a day out a few key criteria need to be met: you need to be able to get there easily, have plenty of culture to soak up, some great shopping choices and excellent places to eat and drink - Paisley has all these things in spades.
Paisley is home to a wide range of pubs and bars, many with unique histories and stories to tell...allow us to be your guides on a virtual pub crawl of some of them.
Did you know?
Paisley has over 100 listed buildings packed into its town centre - the second highest concentration in Scotland outwith Edinburgh.
If you’re in need of some retail therapy and want some ideas on where you can splash your hard earned cash, here’s a rundown of the top boutique shops to grab some unique keepsakes around Renfrewshire.
Are you planning your next weekend break around Scotland? Why not pack a bag and spend 48 hours in one of Scotland’s largest and most historically rich towns. No matter if you are a culture vulture, outdoor enthusiast or foodie fan – there’s plenty of ways to enjoy a great weekend in Paisley.
Got a few hours to spare in Scotland’s largest town? Paisley boasts the largest number of listed buildings anywhere in Scotland except for Edinburgh - making the town a must-visit destination for architecture and design buffs.
The Stewards, the Coats and the Clarks … three names which left an indelible mark on Paisley and Renfrewshire. A new interactive 'story map' explores the impact these three 'power families' had on Renfrewshire.
It has all the qualities of a major city, but still maintains the identity and charm you'd associate with a Scottish town. It also has a real sense of scale you wouldn't associate with many towns.
I love Paisley because you must have the only Abbey worldwide with an ’Alien’ gargoyle! #WhyILovePaisley
I've lived and worked around Paisley for the majority of my life and so it holds a special place for me - it'll always be a place I see as home. Paisley is unique with a great mix of people, places and events to enjoy throughout the year.