Many of Greater Glasgow’s most popular attractions are close to Johnstone, so it is a great place to base yourself while you are in town. Two of the most interesting places to see are the marvelous Coats Observatory and the incredible Paisley Museum and Art Gallery. Two other recommended attractions that are within a short distance of Johnstone are Paisley Abbey and Rothesay Dock.
Savvy travelers in Johnstone, interested in finding out what makes the area tick, should head to the cultural attractions nearby. Step inside the many remarkable museums such as the Glasgow Museums Resource Centre in Glasgow.
If the weather is good get into the great outdoors and make the most of the nearby green spaces. Find a little peace in Bellahouston Park in Glasgow, a place where locals come to breathe in the fresh air.
Go to the Braehead Shopping Centre in Glasgow for some retail therapy.
There are various great activities for those without children, including Auchentoshan Distillery in Clydebank.
If you love sports, be sure to catch local favorites, the St. Mirren F.C., take to the field in nearby St. Mirren Park, Paisley. On game days follow the river of black and white, to the stadium, then after the final whistle blows, join fans at a nearby pub, bar or cafe and relive the games finest moments over a few cold beers.
To really get to know this fascinating part of the world, think about booking your accommodation at one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, be sure to check out the Holiday Inn Glasgow Airport, Paisley, the Holiday Inn Express Glasgow Airport, Paisley, and the popular Campanile Glasgow Airport.