Paisley is one of Scotland’s biggest towns and is 8 miles south west of Glasgow.
The town of Paisley has a rich history, from its abbey to its famous Paisley pattern shawls. Besides the 12th century Paisley Abbey, there is the town hall, an arts centre and a museum. Paisley’s growth in the early 19th century was primarily through textiles. The Paisley Thread Mill Museum is another of the town’s attractions. The patron saint of Paisley is St Mirin and the town’s football club is St Mirren FC.