South Lanarkshire’s largest town, modern centre East Kilbride sits just south of Glasgow. Packed with chic shopping centres and numerous high street stores, East Kilbride is perfect for families, business and leisure visitors. You’ll find cutting edge entertainment centres here too, including an ice rink and don’t miss a tour of Scotland’s National Museum of Rural Life. Just north of the town sits the James Hamilton Heritage Park, a hotspot for outdoor activities with a 16 acre loch offering a variety of water sports including windsurfing and canoeing.
Find exceptional sports leisure facilities in East Kilbride town centre at the Dollan Aqua Centre, including an outdoor skateboard park. Arts centres, theatres, stylish cafes and restaurants all sit within beautiful Calderglen Country Park on the town’s outskirts and for shopaholics you’ll find all your favourite fashion stores across East Kilbride’s four central shopping malls.
Offering excellent local transport links, East Kilbride affords easy access onto the A726, A725, the M8 and the M74. Regular fast bus and rail links depart from East Kilbride into Glasgow city centre. Choose from a selection of modern independent and chain hotels and B&Bs in the town, all at great value prices – the perfect budget base near Glasgow. Book East Kilbride accommodation online now!
Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.