Tuesaday Heritage Walks

New for the Summer of 2018

Explore Paisley’s history through two heritage walks held alternatively on a Tuesday morning or afternoon. From mid-June to the end of September walks will begin at either 10.30am or 1.30pm from the front of Paisley Abbey on Abbey Close.

Walks cost £5 (£2.50 for children over 5. Under 5 is free) and can be paid for on the day.  Book online and pay your guide on the day.   Our new online booking system is now available,  Book your walk here

Please contact us if you would to organise a bespoke walk if you cannot attend one of our regular scheduled walks.

HIDDEN PAISLEY:

HERITAGE WALK

HIDDEN PAISLEY:

THE TEXTILE HERITAGE

This heritage walk will look at the origins of Paisley and it’s Abbey through to the development of the town of Paisley that we see today. Sites of interest will include textile buildings, the Abbey, location of the Great Abbey Drain, statues of Paisley people, the old county buildings and much more … This heritage walk is a short introduction to Paisley’s textile heritage. Learn about the introduction of fine linen thread manufacturing to the town & county in 1722 through to the arrival of Coats & Clarks cotton thread manufacturers in the 19th Century. Sites of interest will include mills, wood turning shops, Georgian mansions, and buildings related to the weaving industry that made the Paisley Pattern famous.

The Schedule

Month Date Morning/ Afternoon Which Walk
June 19 10.30 am Hidden Paisley Heritage Walk
  26 1.30 pm Hidden Paisley – The Textile Heritage
July 3 10.30 am Hidden Paisley – The Textile Heritage
  10 1.30 pm Hidden Paisley Heritage Walk
  17 10.30 am Hidden Paisley Heritage Walk
  24 1.30 pm Hidden Paisley – The Textile Heritage
  31 10.30 am Hidden Paisley – The Textile Heritage
August 7 1.30 pm Hidden Paisley Heritage Walk
  14 10.30 am Hidden Paisley Heritage Walk
  21 1.30 pm Hidden Paisley – The Textile Heritage
  28 10.30 am Hidden Paisley – The Textile Heritage
September 4 1.30 pm Hidden Paisley Heritage Walk
  11 10.30 am Hidden Paisley Heritage Walk
  18 1.30 pm Hidden Paisley – The Textile Heritage
  25 10.30 am Hidden Paisley – The Textile Heritage