Paisley Abbey

In 1163, Walter Fitzalan founded a priory for monks from the Clunisian house of Wenlock. Made an abbey in 1245, the monastery became one of the richest and most powerful in Scotland.

Useful information

Address:

Abbey Close, PA1 1JG Paisley

Phone:

+44 141 889 7654

Opening hours

daily from 10am - closed Good Fri and 25 Dec (except services) - Guided tour available by appointment

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