Paisley, located in Renfrewshire, is situated in the west-central lowlands of Scotland. Visitors will find the town near the River Cart. At one time there area served as a Roman fortification. A priory was founded in the vicinity during the 12th Century. Later, the priory became an abbey. Although the town of Paisley is smaller than other areas, it has quite a large population. Visitors will find there are ample accommodation options in the immediate area as well as shopping opportunities and dining establishments. The town of Paisley can be easily reached from surrounding areas.