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Paisley Abbey


Paisley Abbey

Location

Abbey Close
Paisley Renfrewshire
PA1 1JG

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Contact

www.paisleyabbey.org.uk
Tel: +44 (0)141 889 7654
email: info@paisleyabbey.org.uk

 

Paisley Abbey Church stands in the heart of the town, in a slight curve in the White Cart Water. A former cluniac monestry and founded in 1163, the Paisley Abbey is the 'Mother Church' of Paisley with a gift and coffee shop available.


Opening times: Monday - Saturday 10.00am to 3:30pm.


Bus: Take our ClydeFlyer 907 to Renfrew Road, Paisley and then hop on a  212226 or 101 into Paisley.

 

Sma Shot CottagesSma’ Shot Cottages

Location

Old Paisley Society
11/17 George Place,
Paisley

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Contact

www.smashot.co.uk
Tel: 0141 889 1708
email: sma.shot@virgin.net

 

Step back in time with a visit to the free Sma Shot Cottages and experience life in the late 1700s. The Sma Shot Cottages complex is unique in Scotland and provides visitors with an insight into Paisley’s weaving history.


Opening times: Wednesday - Saturday 12.00pm to 4.00pm.


Bus: Take our ClydeFlyer 907 to Renfrew Road, Paisley and then hop on a  212226 or 101 into Paisley.

 

Paisley MuseumPaisley Museum

Location

High Street,
Paisley,
PA1 2BA

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Contact

www.renfrewshire.gov.uk
Tel: 0300 300 1210
email: ram.els@renfrewshire.gov.uk

Recently given a 4-star visitor attraction award from Visit Scotland, Paisley Museum has something for everyone to enjoy. The original Victorian architecture and the double-barrel vaulted ceilings are a sight in themselves. The Paisley Shawl Collection, recognised as a Collection of National Significance to Scotland, is also housed at the museum. 


Opening times:Tuesday - Saturday 11.00am to 4.00pm, and 2.00pm to 5.00pm every Sunday.


Bus: Take our ClydeFlyer 907 to Renfrew Road, Paisley and then hop on a  212226 or 101 into Paisley.

 

Barshaw ParkBarshaw Park

Location

Glasgow Road
Paisley,
PA1 

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Contact

Tel: 0300 300 0380
email: am-serv.es@renfrewshire.gov.uk

 

A fantastic green space close to the centre of Paisley, Barshaw Park offers a model traffic area, a nature corner, play areas – including equipment for those with special needs, a walled garden and a golf course. The park is well served by regular and frequent McGill’s routes.


Opening times: 7 days a week.


Bus:  Take our ClydeFlyer 907 to Renfrew Road, Paisley and then hop on a  212226 or 101 into Paisley.

 


Lagoon Leisure CentreLagoon Lesuire Centre

Location

11 Christie Street
Paisley
PA1 1NB

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Contact

www.renfrewshireleisure.com
Tel: 0300 300 0250
email: info@refrewshireleisure.com

 

Only fifteen minutes from Glasgow and in the heart of Paisley, the Lagoon Leisure centre offers a wide range of activities, including swimming. Alongside this, there are fitness and dance classes and six sports halls with numerous events and sports on offer. A great cafe offering soups, sandwiches, cakes and hot drinks amongst other options, means you can really make a day of getting some exercise and relaxation.


Opening times: Monday - Friday 7.00am to 9.45pm, and Saturday - Sunday 9.30am to 5.00pm.


Bus:  Take our ClydeFlyer 907 to Renfrew Road, Paisley and then hop on a  212226 or 101 into Paisley.

 

Coats ObservatoryCoats Observatory

Location

Paisley Museum
High Street
Paisley, PA1

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Contact

Tel: 0300 300 1210
email: ram.els@renfrewshire.gov.uk

 

A hidden Paisley gem, the Coats Observatory is one of only four public observatories operating in the UK. A visit to the building, which also houses a planetarium, is a great experience with plenty of hands-on exhibits. There’s two telescopes for public use, an antique brass orrery (which is a working model of the solar system) as well as weather and earthquake measuring equipment. Check out the Observatory’s website for details of their ‘Sky at Night’ programme presented by entertaining and enthusiastic staff.


Opening times: Tuesday - Saturday 11.00am to 4.00pm and Sunday 2.00pm - 5.00pm.


Bus:  Take our ClydeFlyer 907 to Renfrew Road, Paisley and then hop on a  212226 or 101 into Paisley.

 


Paisley Town HallPaisley Town Hall © Paisley on the web

Location

Abbey Close
Paisley, PA1 1JF

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Contact

Tel: 0300 300 1210
email: eventhires@renfrewshire.gov.uk

 

The town hall is an A listed building and regarded as one of the finest in Renfrewshire; it's also a very popular venue for large events and wedding reception. The town hall is a worthwhile detour whilst in Paisley town centre to enjoy the elegance of the Victorian pillared main hall with his magnificent golden chandeliers. You might also want to check out the impressive balcony of the Loggia which offers great views of Paisley Abbey.


Opening times: 7 days a week.


Bus: Take our ClydeFlyer 907 to Renfrew Road, Paisley and then hop on a 21, 22, 26 or 101 into Paisley.


Paisley Arts CentrePaisley Arts Centre

Location

New Street
Paisley
PA1 1EZ

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Contact

www.renfrewshire.gov.uk
email: arts.els@renfrewshire.gov.uk

 

Housed in a converted church in the heart of the historic town of Paisley, the Arts Centre provides an all-year round programme of drama, music, comedy and dance. One of Scotland's premiere touring theatre venues, there is a cafe/bar service too, if you want to simply soak up the creative atmosphere.


Opening times: Monday to Saturday 9.30am - 4.00pm and bar open until 12.00am.


Bus: Take our ClydeFlyer 907 to Renfrew Road, Paisley and then hop on a  212226 or 101 into Paisley.

Braehead Soar

Location

Kings Inch Road
Renfew
Braehead
PA4 8XQ

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Contact

www.soar.intu.co.uk
Tel: 0141 885 4600
email: braehead.information@intu.co.uk

 

Braehead Soar is the ultimate family entertainment destination combining snow slopes with urban and lifestyle retailers, cool bars and restaurants, cinema, family attractions, and extreme activities.


Opening times: Monday - Sunday 8.00am to midnight.


Bus: Take our ClydeFlyer 901 or 906 direct to Soar Braehead. The 907 is also available on Sundays only. 


Intu Braehead

Location

Kings Inch Road
Renfrew
Braehead
G51 4BN
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Contact

www.intu.co.uk
Tel: 0141 885 1441
Email: braehead.information@intu.co.uk

 

Intu Braehead is the ideal shopping centre for a family day out and shopaholics! With over 100 stores including restaurants, and many other facilities, it's a fantastic day out, with Soar Braehead just a 2 minute walk away.

Opening times: Monday - Friday 10.00am to 9.00pm, Saturday 9.00am to 6.30pm and Sunday 10.00am to 6.00pm.

 

Bus: Take our 901 and 906 direct to Intu Braehead. The 907 is also available on Sundays only.


 

 

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