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Paisley - Paisley Abbey Drain

Door open days

5 September 2020

6 September 2020


Only rediscovered in the 1990s, the Abbey Drain is one of Paisley's hidden gems and a site of continued archaeological interest. Inside, witches marks are inscribed on the stonework and artefacts found in the drain suggest what people ate and wore.

Digital Resources

Paisley Abbey Drain video tour

Explore the depths of the Paisley Abbey drain with this short video from Renfrewshire Council. 

Go on a virtual guided tour!

Key Information

  • Abbey Close
  • Paisley
  • PA1 1TJ