New homes in Kirkliston
Historically part of West Lothian, Kirkliston is a small town with a lot to offer. Living in this part of Scotland gives you easy access to capital city Edinburgh, which is less than 10 miles from new homes in Kirkliston. The town’s also close to South Queensferry and Livingston, while Dunfermline is just over the Forth Bridge.
With Falkirk also nearby, you can drive west to Glasgow in just 40 minutes, giving Kirkliston plenty of potential for commuters. Add to that the proximity to Edinburgh Airport or access to natural attractions like the Pentland Hills, and it’s easy to see why our new build homes closest to Kirkliston are an exciting prospect.
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Discover the best of both worlds in the small town of Kirkliston in Scotland which offers lovely countryside, just west of Edinburgh.
With the city never far away, new homes in Kirkliston are ideal for commuters, families and couples.
Things to see and do
The town has all your everyday basics, with a number shops and a pub. Further shopping can be enjoyed at nearby South Queensferry where you’ll also find a choice of restaurants and bars.
10 miles from Kirkliston is the lively and historic city of Edinburgh. Filled with attractions and great shopping, all the benefits of the Scottish capital are on your doorstep.
Experience the history of the city by visiting Edinburgh Castle. The ruins sit high above Princes Street Gardens and visitors can enjoy views from its great height. Highlights include the Crown Jewels and Stone of Destiny, while costumed and performance events regularly take place.
Great for shopping, Princes Street is the place to head if you’re looking for high street brands, while Multrees Walk has high-end retailers. If you want Scottish goods, the Royal Mile provides a variety of traditional items such as tartan and whiskey.
Further attractions include the Museum of Edinburgh, Holyrood Park, St Giles Cathedral and Real Mary King’s Close. If you’re looking to do something in the evening, there is a great range of restaurants to choose from. And there’s always something going on in the capital, from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August to Hogmanay at New Year.
Kirkliston has a nursery and primary school, while a variety of secondary schools can be found within a 20-minute drive. The University of Edinburgh offers students the opportunity to study in the capital with 500 degree courses. The nearby University of Glasgow is a further option for those wanting to go on to higher education.
Kirkliston has good transport links. Located close to the M9, Edinburgh can be reached in less than half an hour, while Glasgow takes just 45 minutes. South Queensferry is just over two miles away and will take you five minutes to reach.
For those travelling by train, Dalmeny Station is just a 10 minute walk from South Queensferry town centre. Edinburgh can be reached in 19 minutes from here, Glasgow in one hour and 17 minutes and Newcastle in two hours and four minutes.
For those travelling further afield, Edinburgh Airport is just over 3 miles away and can be reached in 10 minutes.