New Homes in Paisley
Live the life
Located on the edge of Glasgow within easy reach of the city centre, Paisley is a vibrant town with lots to see and do in the local area, whether you’re visiting museums, taking the kids to the farm or exploring country parks. If you want to live in a place that’s diverse and well-connected, a new home in Paisley could be the right choice for you.
Things to see and do
If you enjoy discovering more about science and history, there are lots of great attractions close to your new home in Paisley, including Paisley Museum and Art Galleries, Paisley Abbey and Coats Observatory. In Glasgow, cultural places of interest include Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Riverside Museum and the Gallery of Modern Art, while the city is also popular for shopping trips, whether you’re browsing designer stores along Style Mile, or exploring the historic Argyll Arcade.
When you want a breath of fresh air, Gleniffer Braes Country Park, Barshaw Park and Pollok Country Park are all close to Paisley, while Clyde Muirshiel Country Park is only a short drive away. For families, kids will love visiting Lamont City Farm and getting active at Snow Factor Braehead.
If you’re moving to Paisley with school-age children, you’ll be keen to research local schools before you arrive. St Mary’s Primary School, West Primary School and Castlehead HIgh School are all in the local area, while independent education is on offer at Mirren Park School.
For higher education, the University of Glasgow, the University of Strathclyde and Glasgow Caledonian University are within commuting distance of the town, so you or your children won’t have to travel far to study for a degree.
Getting to Paisley
Paisley is only a 10 minute train journey from Glasgow or 20 minutes by car, and a 10 minute drive from Glasgow Airport, so it’s easy to commute to work and catch a flight for business trips and holidays. The drive to Edinburgh takes one hour 15 minutes, while the train journey to the Scottish capital from Glasgow takes 50 minutes.
For journeys to London, you can catch the overnight Caledonian Sleeper service from Glasgow, or travel in the daytime for a quicker four hour 30 minute journey to Euston. Alternatively, the flight from Glasgow Airport to London City Airport takes just one hour 15 minutes.