Spotlight on: Doors Open Day 2016 (Sat 3 and Sun 4 September)

We're ready to step inside and explore Renfrewshire's historic and beautiful buildings as their doors open to the public for the weekend. Here's what's on over the weekend.

Spotlight on: Doors Open Day 2016 (Sat 3 and Sun 4 September)

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Inchinnan Bascule Bridge

A8 Inchinnan Road, Renfrew

Sat: 10.30-15.00

Bridge opening times – 11.00, 13.00 and 15.00


Renfrew Community Fire Station

Paisley Road, Renfrew, PA4 8LJ

Sun: 10.00-16.00


Renfrew Leisure Centre

Paisley Road, Renfrew, PA4 8JL

Sat & Sun: 9.00-17.30

Hourly tours run from 10.00-13.00


Renfrew Town Hall

Renfrew Cross, Renfrew, PA4 8PF

Sat: 11.00-16.00


Renfrew Victory Baths

Inchinnan Road, Renfrew, PA4 8ND

Sat: 9.00-13.30

Hourly tours from 10.00-13.00


St Margaret’s Scottish Episcopal Church

Oxford Road, Renfrew, PA4 8LG

Sat: 10.00-16.00


Trinity Church

13 Paisley Road, Renfrew, PA4 8JH

Sat: 10:00-14:00



Anchor Mill

7 Thread Street, Paisley, PA1 1JR

Sat: 10.00-16.00

Woodhouse and Morley, 1886


Brediland Allotment Association

Cardell Drive, Paisley, PA2 9AE

Sat: 11.00-16.00


Church of the New Jerusalem

17 George Street, Paisley, PA1 2LB

Sat: 10.30-15.30


Diane Mitchell Music School

Brick Lane Studios, Forrester House, 7/9 Weir Street, Paisley, PA3 4DW

Sat & Sun: 10.00-16.00


Holy Trinity & St Barnabas Scottish Episcopal Church

St James Place, Moss Street, Paisley, PA3 2AF

Sat: 10.00-16.00

Sun: 10.00-12.30 (including Service)


John Neilson Institute

Oakshaw Street West, Paisley, PA1 2DE

Sat: 10.00-14.00

Charles Wilson, 1852


Lagoon Leisure Centre

13 Christie Street, Paisley, PA1 1NB

Sat & Sun: 10.00-13.00


Lapwing Lodge

Gleniffer Road, Paisley, PA2 8UL

Sat: 10:00-16:00


Lodge Gleniffer 1219

68 Maxwellton Road, Paisley, PA1 2RD

Sat: 9.00-17.00


Martyrs Sandyford Church

Broomlands Street, Paisley, PA1 2PP

Sat 10.00-13.00


Oakshaw Trinity Church

Oakshaw Street East, Paisley, PA1 2DD

Sat: 11.00-16.00


Paisley Abbey and the Place of Paisley

Abbey Close, PA1 1JG

Sat: Place of Paisley gift shop and café, 10.00-16.00. The Abbey (including the tower), 10.00-12.30 and 14.00-16.00

Includes: Corsage workshop, 12:00pm - 2:00pm, Yarn Storming Public Workshop, 1:00pm - 4:00pm, Origami Workshop, 2:00pm - 3:00pm


Paisley Arts Centre

New Street, Paisley, PA1 1EZ

Sat: 11.00-16.00


Paisley Central Library

68 High Street, PA1 2BB

Sat: 9:00-17:00


Paisley Central Methodist Hall

2 Smithhills Street, Paisley, PA1 1EP

Sat: 11.00-16.00


Paisley Community Fire Station

55 Canal Street, Paisley, PA1 2HQ

Sun: 10.00-16.00


Paisley Museum and Art Galleries

High Street, Paisley, PA1 2BA

Sat: 11.00-16.00

Sun: 14.00-17.00


Paisley Photographic Society

Thomas Coats Memorial Baptist Church, High Street, Paisley, PA1 2BA

Sat: 12.00-16.00


Paisley Sheriff Court

St James Street, Paisley, PA3 2HW

Sat: 10.00-16.00


Paisley Threadmill Museum

The Mile End Mill, Abbey Mill Business Centre, 12 Seedhill Road, PA1 1JS

Sat: 10.00-16.00


Paisley Town Hall

Abbey Close, Paisley, PA1 1JF

Sat: 11.00-16.00


Provost Charity Zip Slide (special event)

East End Park, Paisley, PA1

Sat: 10.00-16.00


Renfrewshire House

Cotton Street, Paisley, PA1 1AN

Sat: 10.00-14.00 (Customer Services Centre) 11.00-14.00 (Council Chambers)


Scottish Ambulance Service (new entry)

Paisley Ambulance Station, 15 Craw Road, Paisley, PA2 6AD

Sun: 12.00-15.00


Sma’ Shot Cottages

2 Sma’ Shot Lane, Paisley, PA1 2HG

Sat: 10.00-16.00


St Matthew’s Church of the Nazarene

Gordon Street, Paisley, PA1 1XL

Sat: 10.30-15.30


St Mirin’s Cathedral

Incle Street, Paisley, PA1 1HR

Sat: 13.30-17.00


Tannahill’s Cottage

Queen Street, PA1 2TT

Sat: 11.00-15.00


The Bield

40 Broomlands Street, Paisley, PA1 2NP (within Woodside Cemetery)

Sat : 10.00-16.00


Thomas Coats Memorial Baptist Church

High Street Paisley, PA1 2BA

Sat: 12.00-16.00


Walking Tours on Wheels and Historical Paisley

39 High Street, Paisley, PA1 2AF

Sat: tours at 11.00 and 13.00


Wallneuk North Church

Abercorn Street, Paisley, PA3 4AB




Auld Simon

Johnshill, Lochwinnoch, PA12 4ET

Sun: 11.00-17.00


Castle Semple Country Park

Lochlip Road, Lochwinnoch, PA12 4EA

Sat & Sun: 10.00-16.00


RSPB Lochwinnoch Nature Reserve

Largs Road, Lochwinnoch, PA12 4JF

Sat & Sun: 10:00-16.00


Bridge of Weir and Kilbarchan

Kilbarchan Parish Church

Steeple Square, Kilbarchan, PA10 2JD

Sun: 12.00-16.00


St Machar’s Ranfurly Church of Scotland (new entry)

Kilbarchan Road, Bridge of Weir, PA11 3EG

Sat: 10.00-16.00


St Mary’s Episcopal Church

Johnstone Road, Bridge of Weir, PA11 3EE

Sun: 12.30-16.30


Houston and Johnstone

Houston and Killellan Kirk

Kirk Road, Houston, PA6 7AR

Sat: 10.00-16.00


Johnstone Community Fire Station

Kings Road, Johnstone, PA5 9HW

Sat: 9.00-16.00


Johnstone Community Sports Hub

Beith Road, Johnstone, PA5 0JA

Sat & Sun: 10.00-16.30


Johnstone History Museum

Morrisons Supermarket, Napier Street, Johnstone, PA5 8SF

Sat & Sun: 10.30-16.00


Johnstone Town Hall

25 Church Street, Johnstone, PA5 8FA

Sat: 11.00-16.00



Erskine and Inchinnan

Erskine Community Allotments (new entry)

Barrhill Road, Erskine, PA8 6BU

Sat: 10.30-16.30


Erskine Swimming Pool

Brisgewater Shopping Centre, Erskine, PA8 7AA

Sun :10.00-13.00


Inchinnan Parish Church

Old Greenock Road, Inchinnan, PA4 9PB

Sat: 10.00-16.00


Park Mains High School

Barrhill Road, Erskine, PA8 6EY

Sat: 10.00-13.00

Hourly tours



On-X (Linwood Sport and Community Centre)

Brediland Road, Linwood, PA3 3RA

Sat & Sun: 9.00-16.30