Travel itinerary: The Wallace and The Bruce

The Wallace and The Bruce – two of Scotland’s greatest heroes – find their personal histories intertwined with Paisley and Renfrewshire.

This full-day travel itinerary takes in the towns of Paisley and Renfrew – the cradle of the Stewarts – and the village of Elderslie, birthplace of William Wallace.

You can download an itinerary pack from the link below. 

Itinerary: The Wallace and The Bruce (pdf)

Use these supplementary pages to find out more about each stop – and the map links provided will help you plot your route.



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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