Paisley Abbey was established as a priory by Walter FitzAlan, the first High Steward of Scotland, in 1163. The ancient site has since been burned down and rebuilt, with sections of its history linked to William Wallace, who was thought to have been educated by monks here. After exploring the historic abbey, tourists staying in Glasgow city hotels can take a look around the rest of Paisley and discover what life is like on the outskirts of Glasgow Scotland if they fancy spending the day away from the central hustle and bustle of the city. What's more, Paisley Abbey is close to other great attractions in the town, such as the shops in the Piazza Shopping Centre and Paisley Centre, while you can continue the cultural history lesson at Paisley Museum.
Hotels near Paisley Abbey
Located to the West of Glasgow city centre, hotels near Paisley Abbey offer an alternative base for people looking for cheap Glasgow hotels. You are within very close reach of Glasgow Airport via taxi or public transport and the town offers all sorts of amenities for people looking for holidays Glasgow, from shops to pubs and restaurants. The Normandy Hotel is located minutes from the airport and offers a convenient base between the Highlands and Glasgow city centre. If that doesn't take your fancy then the Argyll Guest House is based in the West End of Glasgow, allowing you to pop out from your Glasgow rooms to explore Paisley Abbey.