Destination guide

Friendly Paisley will entice you

The area's cathedral and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Paisley. This welcoming and walkable city entices travelers with its restaurants and bars. Paisley Abbey and Burrell Collection are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Paisley

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Paisley a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Xscape Braehead (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • SEA LIFE Loch Lomond Aquarium (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Crow Wood Golf Club (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Hamilton Park Racecourse (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)
  • M&Ds Theme Park (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Paisley

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Paisley is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Botanic Gardens (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Bellahouston Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Fossil Grove (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Kelvingrove Park (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Dawsholm Park (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Queen's Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Paisley

The nearest airport is in Glasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.), located 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Glasgow (PIK-Prestwick), which is 24 mi (38.7 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Paisley Canal Station, Paisley St James Station and Paisley Gilmour Street Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay around Paisley?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 443 vacation rentals near Paisley. From 70 Houses to 333 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Paisley for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Paisley?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Paisley. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Paisley Abbey: 718 vacation rentals
  • Paisley Canal Station: 718 vacation rentals
  • Coats Observatory: 721 vacation rentals
  • Paisley St James Station: 719 vacation rentals
  • Paisley Gilmour Street Station: 720 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Paisley listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Paisley?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 70 Houses in Paisley. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Paisley include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 333 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 17 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Paisley?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation rentals with pool available in Paisley. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.