Top things to do in Paisley

Top Choice Abbey in Paisley

Paisley Abbey

Paisley Abbey is well worth the short trip from Glasgow. This majestic Gothic building was founded in 1163 by Walter Fitzalan, first high steward of Scotland and ancestor of the Stuart dynasty. Apart from the magnif…
Museum in Paisley

Paisley Museum

At the western end of High St, worthwhile Paisley Museum is housed in an elegant Victorian Grecian edifice and has a decent collection of 19th-century Scottish art as well as a bit of everything else, from dinosaur …
Italian in Paisley


Near the museum, Cardosi's is a local favourite that makes a reliable meal stop on a visit to Paisley. Solid Italian fare, with tasty fish specialities on offer as well as pastas, pizzas and typical meat dishes, is …
Pub in Paisley

Bull Inn

Designed by a Mackintosh disciple, this is Paisley's best pub, with original dark wood fittings and several guest ales on tap. There's no food, though.