Sma' Shot Cottages, Paisley

sma shot cottagesThe Sma' Shot Cottage complex is unique in Scotland, providing visitors with the opportunity to see two distinct periods in Paisley's weaving history. From Shuttle Street you will enter the Weaver's Cottage and be transported back in time by nearly 250 years. After Experiencing life in the late 1700's you will cross a yard behind the cottage and jump forward in time by 70 years to experience life in the town during the early to mid 1800's as portrayed by a small row of three cottages comprising five dwelling houses.

You are always welcome

“ The Sma' Shot Cottages are open to the public every Wednesday and Saturday during the months from April to September”

- You will be made most welcome when you come to visit, and Entry is Free

Please feel free to browse the website and explore our gallery, we have made a lot of changes to the website courtesy of Do you know about the Sma’ Shot Cottages? Come along and have a lunchtime cuppa with us and learn more about Paisley’s history and the weaving industry in particular. A series of three talks will be held in Sma' Shot Cottages, 2 Sma' Shot Lane at 1pm on the following three Wednesdays...the 6th, 13th and 20th of March. Entitled ‘George Place and Shuttle Street in the past’, ‘Sma' Shot Cottages today’ and ‘Local Studies’, a warm welcome (and a cuppa!) awaits all. All talks are Free of charge.. Anyone interested should book a place by emailing us at Should you have any enquiries or wish to speak to someone about the Cottages then our telephone number is 0141 889 1708 for contact information please visit our contact page.

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