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Paisley Museum Interior - shawl gallery

The perfect budget business and holiday base just 7 miles west of Glasgow and adjacent to Glasgow Airport , Paisley has a world renowned textiles heritage and is a sizeable town, one of the largest in Scotland. A selection of attractions feature in and around the town including the Paisley Museum and Gallery housing the treasured Paisley Shawl Collection.

Take a tour of Scotland’s oldest observatory, Coats Observatory in Paisley, open to visitors across the winter months offering a fascinating opportunity to view the night sky. Other superb attractions in the area include the 15th Century Stanley Castle just to the south. The town centre is brimming with striking heritage buildings from Paisley Abbey to the spectacular Victorian town hall.

Paisley also makes an excellent gateway into the western Inverclyde area, rich in shipbuilding and maritime heritage, and home to museums and attractions including the Custom House Museum in Greenock and the Scottish Maritime Museum in Irvine. With fast direct rail links to Prestwick Glasgow Airport, the Ayrshire golf coast and Glasgow city centre, Paisley sits at the heart of west Scotland’s transport hub, conveniently just off the M8, and is the perfect touring and business base, offering a variety of accommodation from B&B guest houses to hotels and apartments.

Excellent entertainment facilities are within and around the town including Xscape Braehead just to the east, with Snowzone indoor skiing and snowboarding plus a choice of restaurants and outdoor equipment shops. Browse Paisley accommodation near Glasgow Airport. Book online now with iknow.

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  • Paisley   (1.2 miles from the centre of Paisley)
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    Premier Inn Glasgow Airport, off the M8 within a 10 minute walk of the airport terminal with conference rooms, restaurant, free WiFi and parking (chargeable). Ideal for stopovers.
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  • Paisley   (2.0 miles from the centre of Paisley)
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    Glasgow (Paisley) Premier Inn at Phoenix Retail Park, just 2 miles from the airport and 9 miles from the city centre with free parking and WiFi. Restaurant onsite.
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  • Glasgow Airport   (1.6 miles from the centre of Paisley)
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    With a stay at Holiday Inn Express Glasgow Airport in Paisley (Renfrewshire), you'll be convenient to St. Mirren Park and Paisley Abbey. This hotel is within close proximity of ...
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  • Glasgow   (2.8 miles from the centre of Paisley)
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    Campanile Glasgow Airport Hotel is in a very prominent location: just 2 miles from Paisley Gilmour Street train station, 500 yards from Braehead shopping centre, 8 minutes drive...
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  • Paisley   (1.1 miles from the centre of Paisley)
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    Glasgow Airport budget discount hotel with en-suite rooms at cheap hotel rates. Perfect for families and the business traveller alike, with hotel rooms from £29. Wi-Fi service.
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