In South Lanarkshire guests will find one of Scotland’s biggest towns, East Kilbride. Closely located to Glasgow, East Kilbride hotel guests can venture into the big city or have fun with the local attractions. Use the Expedia search tool to find a great selection of hotels quickly and easily.
Activities in East Kilbride
Calderglen Country Park comprises of a children’s zoo, nature trails and a tropical glasshouse, set in a wooded glen alongside the River Calder. The exciting zoo is home to meerkats, wallabies and kookaburras. A petting farm is also home to guinea pigs, which guests can help feed. Walk around the Conservatory and take in the tropical displays of the Ornamental Garden.
The outdoor fun continues at the <b>National Museum of Rural Life</b>. The award-winning attraction hosts a museum, a Georgian farmhouse and 1950s farm. Visitors will meet Angus cows, Blackface sheep and Tamworth pigs. Step back in time and learn about 300 years of farm life. In springtime, there is also the opportunity to see newborn lambs.
EK is one of Scotland’s largest shopping centres, with over 180 shops and restaurants in the food hall. There is also an ice rink, a cinema and a bingo hall!