A conservation village on the North bank of the River Clyde, adjacent to Uddingston and Hamilton, and just a quick drive from Glasgow City Centre, Bothwell is an affluent commuter town, one of Glasgow's most prosperous satellites and home to some of the highest valued addresses in Scotland.
Living locally in Bothwell
Bothwell is situated in South Lanarkshire, around 7 miles (11 km) south-east of Glasgow city centre, and is home to around 6,450 residents. Bothwell’s main street is known for independent boutique shopping outlets and good quality cafes, restaurants and trendy bars. Bothwell Castle is a great day out and a fine example of Scottish Gothic architecture. The countryside around is well-used for its nature trails and wildlife spotting, while nearby Bothwell Castle golf club is a good quality course for golf enthusiasts.
Bothwell has good commuter links, being easily accessible from the M74 motorway, with bus routes to and from Glasgow and Motherwell and railway stations in nearby Blantyre and Uddingston.
The areas we cover
Uddingston is a small town only 2 miles (3.2 km) away from Bothwell with a population of 5,000.
Uddingston is home to the Tunnocks factory, famous for their caramel wafers and tea cakes. Please use details below to contact our local Clyde Property Hamilton office for information and advice on the local property market.
Lanark/ Clyde Valley
Lanark is the county town of Lanarkshire, though remains one of the smaller towns in the area with a population of 8,253. Many of the town’s residents commute the 26.8 miles (43 km) to work in Glasgow and there are regular rail and bus services available.
There are three main primary schools and one secondary school in Lanark, with local amenities such as shops, cafes and supermarkets.
The Clyde Valley tourist route takes in some fantastic scenery and has various cafes along the way. As part of this route, a restored cotton mill and World Heritage Site, New Lanark, is a popular visitor destination just a couple of miles away. Around New Lanark are lovely walking routes up to the impressive Falls of Clyde waterfalls.
Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, is the fourth largest town in Scotland with a population of 53,188. The town is 12 miles (19 km) south of Glasgow and is just west of the M74, the main road link south to England.
Hamilton has two railway stations, Hamilton Central and Hamilton West and the bus station links to surrounding towns. There are three comprehensive high schools in the town as well as the University of the West of Scotland campus.
There is a vibrant pub and bar scene in the city to enjoy. Chatlerault Country Park, 2.5 miles away, is great for countryside strolls. Hamilton race course has a racing season from May to October each year and there are football, tennis, bowling, rugby and cricket facilities at the Hamilton Palace Sports Ground, beside the Mausoleum.
Motherwell is a large town in North Lanarkshire and one of Scotland’s most populated areas, with 30,311 residents.
Beside the M74 and three miles away from the M8, Motherwell is very accessible by road and also has three rail stations and a bus station. The town has various primary schools and a choice of high schools, including Dalziell high school.
Nearby you have the large Strathclyde Country Park, containing many sports and recreation facilities and being ideal for bird watching and anglers. M and Ds - Scotland’s only theme park – is just 3 miles (4.8 km) away and Amazonia, a tropical house home to exotic species, is also part of Strathclyde Country Park. Ravenscraig Sports Centre offers a top-class athletics track and sports facilities.
Scotland’s first new town, East Kilbride is the largest town in South Lanarkshire, 8 miles (13 km) south of Glasgow. The population is 74, 411.
There are good road and rail links, with trains departing from Glasgow Central Station every half hour. The original design divided the town into small, self-container areas, with local shops and primary schools, although newer developments have departed from this model. “The Centre” is what local people call the large shopping centre in town, comprising of 6 shopping malls.
Airspace, a chain of trampolining and freestyle jumping centres, have a facility in East Kilbride. On the outskirts of the town there is also Calderglen Country Park and James Hamiton Heritage Park, great for walking and biking.
Meet the team
It’s good news for homeowners in Scotland, as top property listing site Rightmove found that properties sold faster here than anywhere else in the UK last year, as well as Glasgow being in the top 5 searched UK locations for house hunters. Scottish homes selling fast As part of their annual review for 2018, properties in Scotland sold the fastest compared to other areas across the country. Livingston, specifically, was the place where homes where listed and sold in record time, with average property sale transactions taking just 25 days to complete, compared to the national UK average of 61 […]
The property Hotspots for 2018 where house prices have risen by more than 10% have been reported by Zoopla, and Motherwell comes in at number 10 on the list. At the top of the list was Ryde, where properties grew in value by 10.24 per cent, the average UK home’s value climbed by a far lower £2,860, Zoopla’s figures showed. The next biggest gain was seen in Smethwick, close to Birmingham, in the West Midlands, up 9.67 per cent to an average price of £163,627. Overall UK house price inflation has eased this year, making it the first in which the […]
Nothing beats gathering around a warm and toasty fireplace during the cold winter months. That’s why we have chosen our favourite fireplaces with homes for sale through Clyde Property right now.
Escaping to the country is such a popular concept, there’s a whole show about it. We have picked our favourite Scottish countryside homes on sale right now with Clyde Property. Church Brae, Glenfarg, Perthshire On the market for the first time in 50 years, Bountree has retained many of its original features such as ornate cornicing, wood panelling, high ceilings throughout, original staircase and period fireplaces. Set in the picturesque Perthshire village of Glenfarg, the property comprises an entrance vestibule, welcoming reception hallway, bay windowed sitting room with working fireplace, formal dining room, snug with wood burning stove, dining kitchen, […]
Bothwell branch testimonials
"I would have no hesitation in recommending Clyde Property, Bothwell"
Chloe, Lyndsey and the team were very helpful and transparent throughout the whole process. I would have no hesitation in recommending Clyde Property, Bothwell.
When purchasing my property I had regular contact with the staff, in particular Lynsey, at the Bothwell Office and found them all extremely helpful and pleasant. They could not have been more accommodating with my requests to view the property and kept in touch with me on a regular basis with updates. Highly recommended .
I have been very impressed with all the staff at the Clyde Property Bothwell branch who dealt with the sale of my house. I found all the staff to be professional and friendly and kept me advised throughout the process. The MyClyde portal is a very useful feature in keeping track of viewings and feedback from viewers. I would not hesitate in recommending Clyde to anyone looking to sell their house.