New Homes in Hamilton
New Homes in Hamilton
Make the move
Buying a new home in Hamilton in South Lanarkshire is a great option, with lovely scenery and lots of countryside.
Just 16 miles from the lively city of Glasgow, you have a great city within easy reach, while still having access to lovely countryside.
Things to see and do
Hamilton’s top attraction is Low Park’s Museum, set in the town’s oldest building. Several displays tell the story of the communities of South Lanarkshire through the ages, along with information on the Cameronians Regiment, which were Scotland’s only rifle regiment until 1968.
Explore the town’s history with a trip to Hamilton Old Parish Church and Chatelherault Country Park. This dates back to 1732, and was built with a summer house and hunting lodge for the Dukes of Hamilton.
Experience Strathclyde Country Park; featuring 400 hectares of countryside it also hosted the 2014 Commonwealth Games. Whether you just want to enjoy a walk or experience one of the many activities on offer, such as rowing, bike rides and guided nature walks.
Explore further afield, with Glasgow offering lots to see. Shoppers will enjoy the wide range of independent stores and boutiques, while the city’s main attractions such as the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, the Glasgow Cathedral and the Burrell Collection offer a look into the city’s history.
Hamilton has a number of primary and secondary schools offering families plenty of choice.
For those looking to go on to study at degree level, the town houses the campus of the University of the West of Scotland. Glasgow University is also within easy reach, where you’ll find a number of undergraduate and postgraduate courses on offer.
Hamilton has great transport links being to the west of the M74. This is the main southerly link to England, which links up to the M6 just north of Carlisle. Edinburgh can be reached via the M8 in just under an hour.
For those travelling by train there are two main railway stations, Hamilton Central and Hamilton West. From Hamilton Central you can get to Glasgow in just 22 minutes, while the town’s bus station provides links to surrounding towns and cities as well as further afield, with an express bus to Glasgow.
If you are travelling by air, Glasgow International Airport is a 25 minute drive and Edinburgh International a 35 minute drive. From here you can enjoy a wide range of domestic, national and international flights.