Top 5 Things to do in East Kilbride

Our Maxwell Court Apartments are perfectly located in East Kilbride’s Village! With so much going on in East Kilbride, we have made up a list of our Top 5 things to do, that are all in walking distance of Maxwell Court!


Have a read!



1. Calderglen Country Park


Great country park with loads of outdoor facilities that can create unforgettable family gatherings.

With a zoo, playground and woods Calderglen is a serene place to relax on the weekend with your family and friends.

Only 10 minutes walk from East Kilbride and Maxwell Court, Calderglen is the perfect place for a family outing or a Sunday stroll.

It also has a brilliant cafe that serves delicious treats!


2. Village Theatre


Located in the same street as our central Maxwell Court Apartments, the village theatre is a quaint little theatre built around the original village hall. There is also a theatre bar, which provides the ultimate place to enjoy a night of comedy, drama and music.


We couldn’t think of a better place for a unique and fun evening!


So whether you enjoy dramas, comedies or musicals, the Village Theatre will have a show to suit your tastes.



3. East Kilbride Shopping Centre


A short walk from Maxwell court lies EK shopping centre.  The largest undercover shopping and leisure destination in Scotland!


We know that you will be able to find something to do here no matter what your preferences are!


Shopaholic? With over 180 brands you will be spoilt for choice! With a range of luxury goods and everyday items!


Cinema? a fun day out for all family or your loved ones in the massive Odeon luxe!


Hungry? With everything from a Mediterranean creperie and deli to Pizza Express – it is the perfect place for a little getaway date or a family lunch!


Kids? With a massive soft play area, aerial rope adventures and a bustling ice rink, the kids have no chance of being bored!



4. National Museum of Rural Life


Discover how 300 years of farming and rural home life have shaped and altered Scotland’s countryside. Tour the period farmhouse for a sense of what living on a farm was really like more than 50 years ago, and meet the animals on the historic working farm: Ayrshire cows, Tamworth pigs, Scots dumpy hens, black-faced sheep and Clydesdale horses.


It is amazing how you can have a bustling town-centre and a picturesque farm, so close to each other!


5. James Hamilton Heritage Park


For those who love a bit of outdoor fun, are sailors at heart or perhaps just like loch-side strolls, James Hamilton Park is the place for you!


James Hamilton Heritage Park covers 32 acres in East Kilbride and includes a 16-acre loch with a water sports centre.


The loch provides beautiful and tranquil surroundings for an exciting range of water sports, from canoeing to windsurfing.




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