Located in the heart of Lanarkshire, the bustling historic town of Hamilton has lots to offer families. With 5-star visitor attractions, modern shopping centres and excellent transport links, Brackenhill Park, Hamilton, is ideally placed for modern living – this is a wonderful place to call home.
Set within the natural beauty and tranquillity of the South Lanarkshire countryside, Brackenhill Park is only two miles from Hamilton town centre which enjoys hard-to-beat attractions. Hamilton justifiably claims to be South Lanarkshire’s premier shopping and entertainment destination, with two shopping centres, two retail parks, hairdressers, beauticians, professional services, restaurants, pubs, leisure activities and nightlife, combining the very best of a traditional town centre and the retail park experience.
When it comes to enjoying some of Scotland’s most impressive attractions, there are also lots to choose from. Chatelherault, home to the ruins of Cadzow Castle, is an impressive national trust property set in a beautiful country park. Nearby, Strathclyde Country Park also offers a wealth of activities such as sailing, water-skiing and football in addition to jogging tracks and walking trails throughout its 400 hectares.
Clyde Valley Tourist Driving Route offers 42 miles of picturesque roads which follow the River Clyde, passing through some of the area’s prettiest villages along the way and making an interesting day out for the whole family. The impressive Hamilton golf course is nearby but you don’t have to be a golfer to enjoy leisure activities in Hamilton as the area is bursting with sports and leisure activities to keep the whole family entertained including Hamilton Water Palace, Hamilton Ice Rink and the famous Hamilton Park race course.
Hamilton is well served by a good mix of local nursery, primary and secondary schools which makes the area popular with families. The University of the West of Scotland also has a campus in the town which offers a diverse range of courses, creating exciting opportunities for all ages.
There are no less that three train stations – at Hamilton Central, Hamilton West and Chatelherault – providing frequent services to Glasgow and easy links to the rest of the central belt.