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in The Clyde Valley, The Garden of Scotland.
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Scotland - The Clyde Valley
visiting East Kilbride.
The heritage site about Balfron, Stirlingshire.
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welcomes you to The Clyde Valley, Scotland. Leisure, Shopping,
Kilbride is Scotland's
sixth largest town with a population of over seventy thousand and is
regarded as Scotland's most
successful "new town".
was a rural village less than fifty years ago now has four shopping
centres, and outstanding leisure and entertainment facilities. The
leisure facilities include: a number of golf courses, ten pin bowling,
sports centres and a nine-screen multi cinema. East Kilbride also
hosts South Lanarkshire council's main offices.
steps which helped travellers mount their horses in the past are
still standing today.
the Old Village, traces of the days long before East Kilbride became
a New Town can be found. The village was used by travellers in the
days of horse-pulled coaches, and in front of the 17th Century Montgomerie
Arms, there are steps that helped the rested travellers mount their
Calderglen Country Park
Park is a country park in the East Kilbride area. The Scottish
scenery and the range of facilities and services (including: a
Visitor Centre; children's zoo, adventure playground and play
areas; Ranger service; nature trails; ornamental garden and river
walks) make the park worth a visit.
park is home to the Calderglen Conservatory, which houses plants
and animals from around the world. Calderglen Park also has a
cafe serving meals and refreshments.
Hamilton Heritage Park
On the outskirts of East Kilbride lies James Hamilton Heritage Park
leisure facility. The park has a 16 acre loch and a small bird sanctuary.
The facilities available at the park include: children's play areas;
rowing boats, pedaloes, sailing dinghies, bumper boats, Canadian kayaks
and canoes, windsurfing boards and sailboats available for hire. The
James Hamilton Heritage Park also has a visitor centre.
Aqua Centre is a leisure centre and boasts a 50m pool with floating
floor and flume, kiddies pool, fitness suite, dance studio, unisex changing
village, cafe, and a health suite with sunbeds, jacuzzis and lounge.
The Centre has disabled access and facilities
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