Hidden Paisley Heritage Walk

Discover hidden or lost Paisley with the Urban Historian exploring the immediate town centre of Paisley in a circular walk beginning and ending at Paisley Abbey.

Hidden Paisley Heritage Walk

About Hidden Paisley Heritage Walk

Over the course of the walk we will look at the sites of archaeological digs, long gone buildings, disaster sites and much more.  Topics will cover the abbey Precinct, industry, education and much more.

Radio headsets during the walk if the group is large. Please let us know when booking.

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