Hamilton Area Guide

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We are an independent estate agency who has extensive knowledge of the property market in Hamilton and the surrounding areas. To help support your search of a new home we have provided some information on what Hamilton has to offer is residents. If you are thinking about selling your property and need an estate agent in Hamilton, please contact us today for a free, no obligation property valuation.

History

Hamilton is large town with a population of just over 54,000 people and is part of South Lanarkshire council area. Hamilton lies in the heart of Lanarkshire, where the Clyde and Avon rivers meet at the head of the Clyde Valley’s rich, agricultural lands. Hamilton is also the starting point on the Clyde Valley National Tourist Route.

Places of Interest

  • Chatelherault Park – This country park is a popular visitor attraction, with 500 acres of countryside and woodland which offers various walks, an adventure play ground and picnic facilities for family days out.
  • Hamilton Park Racecourse – This horse racing venue offers a great day out experience for the whole family. The season runs between May and October.
  • Hamilton Academicals FC – Hamilton is the local professional football team. Going to support the local team can be one of the benefits of living in the area.
  • Strathclyde country park – For people that enjoy the outdoors, Strathclyde Park covers 4km and offers a range of woodland walks and water sports. The renowned water sports facilities can allow you to take up a new hobby, or to have a fun day out with family, making this one of the most popular family attractions in central Scotland.
  • M & D Theme Park – Situated within Strathclyde park, this large amusement park has a variety of entertainment facilities including rollercoaster, water rides and is home to Scotland’s only indoor tropical rainforest, Amazonia.

Transport Links

Hamilton has a bus station providing frequent services Glasgow and the surrounding towns as well as links to part of England. It has two train stations, Hamilton Central and Hamilton West which provides services to Glasgow city centre in under half an hour.  Hamilton is also situated to the major road link across the central belt with the M74 and M8 close by.

Education

If you have a young family to consider when buying a home, then Hamilton has serval school facilities to choose from. We’ve provided the contact details of the local schools in Hamilton to make your search just that that little bit easier.

Secondary Schools

Hamilton Grammar School
Auchincampbell Road
Hamilton
HAMILTON
Lanarkshire
ML3 6PF
Tel: 01698 285777
Website: http://hamilton.s-lanark.sch.uk/

Holy Cross High School
Muir Street
Hamilton
HAMILTON
Lanarkshire
ML3 6EY
Tel: 01698 283888
Website: http://www.holycross.s-lanark.sch.uk/

John Ogilvie High School
Farm Road
Burnbank
HAMILTON
Lanarkshire
ML3 9LA
Tel: 01698 820811
Website: http://www.johnogilvie.s-lanark.sch.uk/

Primary Schools

St Mary’s Primary School
Cadzow Street
Hamilton
HAMILTON
Lanarkshire
ML3 6JT
Tel: 01698 282850
Website: http://www.st-marys-hamilton-pri.s-lanark.sch.uk/

St John’s Primary School
Dixon Street
Hamilton
HAMILTON
Lanarkshire
ML3 6PZ
Tel: 01698 283401
Website: http://st-johns-hamilton-pri.s-lanark.sch.uk/

Woodside Primary School
Johnstone Road
Silvertonhill
HAMILTON
Lanarkshire
ML3 7JR
Tel: 01698 427811
Website: http://www.woodside-pri.s-lanark.sch.uk/

Hamilton College
Bothwell Road
Hamilton
HAMILTON
Lanarkshire
ML3 0AY
Tel: 01698 282700
Website: https://www.hamiltoncollege.co.uk/

Chatelherault Primary School
Silvertonhill Avenue
Hamilton
HAMILTON
Lanarkshire
ML3 7NT
Tel: 01698 282929
Website: http://www.chatelherault-pri.s-lanark.sch.uk/

St Anne’s Primary School
Hall Street
Hamilton
HAMILTON
Lanarkshire
ML3 6RZ
Tel: 01698 283928
Website: http://www.ourladyand-st-annes-pri.s-lanark.sch.uk/

Neilsland Primary School
Highstonehall Road
Hamilton
HAMILTON
Lanarkshire
ML3 8LU
Tel: 01698 286405
Website: https://blogs.glowscotland.org.uk/sl/neilsland/

St Peter’s Primary School
Highstonehall Road
Laighstonehall
HAMILTON
Lanarkshire
ML3 8LU
Tel: 01698 281277
Website: http://www.st-peters-pri.s-lanark.sch.uk/

Beckford Primary School
Auchinraith Avenue
Hamilton
HAMILTON
Lanarkshire
ML3 0JQ
Tel: 01698 423200
Website: http://www.beckford-pri.s-lanark.sch.uk/

St Cuthbert’s Primary School
Greenfield Road
Burnbank
HAMILTON
Lanarkshire
ML3 0NN
Tel: 01698 282175
Website: http://www.st-cuthberts-pri.s-lanark.sch.uk/

Woodhead Primary School
Woodhead Crescent
Hamilton
HAMILTON
Lanarkshire
ML3 8TB
Tel: 01698 457669
Website: https://blogs.glowscotland.org.uk/sl/woodheadprimary/

St Paul’s Primary School
Backmuir Road
Whitehill
HAMILTON
Lanarkshire
ML3 0PX
Tel: 01698 284777
Website: http://www.southlanarkshire.gov.uk/info/200189/our_primary_schools/1243/st_pauls_primary_school

St Elizabeth’s Primary School
William Drive
Eddlewood
HAMILTON
Lanarkshire
ML3 7RQ
Tel: 01698 285080
Website: http://www.southlanarkshire.gov.uk/info/200189/our_primary_schools/1227/st_elizabeths_primary_school

Glenlee Primary School
Reid Street
Burnbank
HAMILTON
Lanarkshire
ML3 0RQ
Tel: 01698 823343
Website: http://www.glenlee-pri.s-lanark.sch.uk/

Townhill Primary School
Melfort Road
Hamilton
HAMILTON
Lanarkshire
ML3 9UR
Tel: 01698 284776
Website: http://www.townhill-pri.s-lanark.sch.uk/

St Ninian’s Primary School
13 St Ninian’s Road
Hillhouse
HAMILTON
Lanarkshire
ML3 9TS
Tel: 01698 823656
Website: http://www.stninianshamilton.btck.co.uk/

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