If you have been looking for a new home in the heart of South Lanarkshire, whilst being close to Glasgow and all the amenities and entertainment it offers, Blantyre could be just the place for you.
Birthplace of David Livingstone - the 19th-century explorer - the area surrounding Blantyre, and its surrounding hamlets, has been inhabited since the Bronze Age.
The town is home to a selection of amenities including an ASDA supermarket and Blantyre Leisure Centre. It is also home to the renovated Crossbasket Castle, a 17th century castle which was transformed into a luxurious hotel with a restaurant overseen by celebrated chef Albert Roux and his son, Michel Roux Junior.
Blantyre is in close proximity to a great range of historical attractions to visit including churches, the David Livingstone Centre and Bothwell Castle, a medieval fortification from the 1200s.
The town is also close to East Kilbride, the largest town in South Lanarkshire and home to a selection of restaurants and shops. Hamilton is also close, adding destinations such as Chatelherault Hunting Lodge and Hamilton Old Parish Church.
Twenty minutes away on the train, Glasgow is one of the UK’s best shopping destinations, with a huge selection of sought-after retail and leisure outlets including Hugo Boss, Cath Kidston, Vidal Sassoon and the grand King’s Theatre. For food lovers the city also boasts three popular establishments which were issued with Bib Gourmands in the Michelin Guide 2017.