Paisley The Essential
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.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Paisley
Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park
Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park
The steep mountains towering over Largs
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Paisley Abbey
Paisley Abbey
In 1163, Walter Fitzalan founded a
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Museum and Art Gallery
Museum and Art Gallery
The section on Paisley shawls explains
Weaver's Cottage
Weaver's Cottage
This 18C cottage, with a typical
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