This busy and vibrant town can be found just 12 miles south east of the city of Glasgow. With access to the M74/M8 motorway networks, fantastic transport links to England, Edinburgh and Glasgow and an excellent rail service, Motherwell is a great base for commuters working in Central Scotland.
 
The town itself offers residents a pleasant living environment, with a lively sense of community. Strathclyde Park lies nearby, with its acres of mature woodland, wildlife and open parkland surrounding the loch. It's on this loch that sporting enthusiasts can enjoy rowing, windsurfing, waterskiing and canoeing.
 
For shopping, you'll find a great choice of high street chains and local specialist stores in Motherwell and Hamilton. For a unique retail experience, the city of Glasgow is within easy reach. Independent schooling, further education, and nursery, primary and secondary schools are all available in the area, with a choice of universities within travelling distance.

Education

Motherwell is home to Ladywell Primary, Muir Street Primary, Cathedral Primary, Logans Primary, Dalziel High School and Braidhurst High School.

Leisure facilities

For active people and fitness enthusiasts, there are a range of sporting facilities in and around Motherwell.

Film buffs will enjoy the local Cinema Complex, while the Motherwell Heritage Centre, Bothwell Castle, Hunter House Heritage Centre and the fascinating Summerlee Industrial Museum offer something of interest for history lovers and those with a thirst for local knowledge.

Strathclyde Country Park and M & Ds, Scotlands Theme Park

Transport

Commuting is easy, both within and beyond Motherwell, with access to the M74/M8 motorway networks and rail links. Glasgow airport is close by, making it easy to get to international destinations.

Essentials

There is a choice of local stores and supermarket chains in the area to cater for families, both large and small. There is also a selection of medical facilities including doctor's and dental surgeries and hospitals.

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