DISCOVER – PAISLEY’S – BEST – KEPT – SECRETS
Walking Tours of Paisley and DarSide Tours are dedicated to giving you a truly memorable experience in Paisley, with sights to enthrall and memories to treasure along your walk with fully qualified Paisley guides. Our Tour Guides are looking forward to showing you around this wonderful town.
Paisley is steeped in history, dating back to Medieval times. It is a town crammed with visual delights whichever way you turn: from the architecture of the ancient buildings that make up the town to the Russell institute paisley dating back to when the romans came to Paisley, and gave the name of The White River Cart “Vandura” The White River Cart which flows into the River Clyde with its parks and fields that surround it.
Your Visit To See Paisley
Time your visit to see Paisley and learn of its history is to delve deep into our heritage. The town has been home to many famous and influential characters including Alexander Wilson (Anthologist) , Robert Tannahill (Weaver, Poet & Song Writer), The Coats’s brothers (Thread Mill owners) Rev John Witherspoon (Signature of independence) and Sir William Dunn (Gifted Dunn’s Square to the people of Paisley.
About this event depending on your tour, you will meet your fully qualified guide in a central location and from there meander through the very heart of Paisley; you will see the wonderful Architecture; Paisley Library, Museum & Art Galleries home to the famous Paisley Pattern Shawl collection..
The iconic Russell Institute an A-listed Art Deco building which was donated by Miss Agnes Russell to the women and children of Paisley in 1927, admire the ornate statues on the building’s exterior depicting some of the ailments treated inside.
Our beautiful Paisley Abbey, birth place of the Stewart Dynasty, from the outside if you look you will find Grotesques Gargoyles that adorn the facades.
“See if you can spot the gargoyle modelled by a modern stonemason of an alien type monster from the film Alien”.
We also offer Darkside Tours where visitors can discover the stories of Paisley’s Gruesome tales from Paisley’s murky past in dark tales of murder, torture and mystery at almost every corner of the town. The Darkside Tours of Paisley are unlike no other !!!!!
(Please note that tour are not currently possible due to Covid-19)
(following Covid-19 pandemic, visiting inside will not be possible).
We’re Simply; the best tour experience in Paisley with fully qualified guides! For private tour options please get in touch and book in advance.
Walking Tours on Wheels
Unit 37, Paisley Shopping Center – Paisley Ishops, 32 High St, Paisley PA1 2AQ
Telephone: 07846 667 088