Paisley is a town in the City of Glasgow, and has a population of around 78, 834 residents living there.
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The town of Paisley was predominantly a farming community, serving Edinburgh and Glasgow. This rich heritage is still going through many generations of the town to help keep the culture alive. Paisley grew in the early 19th century through textiles, with related landmarks still around today.
Paisley has been at the heart of Scottish History for many years, and is fortunate to have a rich history in the town itself.
Paisley has strong travel links, including four railway stations provide services to many locations including Glasgow Prestwick international airport. There are also ferry routes to Dunoon, Arran, Bute and Northern Island. The town is connected directly to the M8 motorway, making it easy to access by car.
Things to do
In Paisley you can visit some grand castles, train rides through the stunning landscapes, discovering how make traditional whisky, island hoping and even an afternoon searching through impressive museums and galleries.
All the tours of Scotland show the fantastic attractions, you can go island hoping and explore the island paradises just off the Scottish coast. If you are looking for outdoor activities to get involved with, such as paddling across the shoreline, cycling around the town or playing gold on some of Scotland’s best courses.
Throughout the year in and around Paisley numerous events are held, some of which are popular worldwide. It can range from the Highland Games to huge music festivals, with the popular festival T in The Park being held in Scotland.
In Paisley there is two popular shopping locations, first one being The Paisley Centre and the second is Piazza Shopping Centre. Both are full of high street and independent stores to buy some of your favorite products.