Location, Location, Location - Lenzie
Lenzie is a great a place to be if you are looking to have easy access to beautiful countryside and parks whilst only being a short distance from Glasgow’s vibrant city centre.
Lenzie is a town in East Dunbartonshire and is about six miles north-east of Glasgow city centre and one mile south of Kirkintilloch. It was built in the 19th century as a commuter town for those travelling to Glasgow and Edinburgh. To this day it remains a great town for those working in Scotland’s central belt.
For health and fitness enthusiasts Lenzie has a lot to offer including the 18-hole Lenzie Golf Club with a host of social events too, if you are new to the area the golf course could be the ideal place to socialise and meet new friends.
There is also a successful rugby club – Lenzie Rugby Club, players and new social members are always welcome. There is also a new state of the art Kirkintilloch Leisure Centre, which is close by and incorporates a technogym, sports hall, outdoor pitches, and swimming and teaching pools.
Kirkintilloch also has a skatepark that attracts skaters and BMX bikers from throughout Scotland, and there are play areas for children at Woodhead Park, beside the Leisure Centre.
There are several good schools within the catchment. Please note you will require to check with Glasgow Council for confirmation of catchment areas and placement availability.
Lenzie Library, located near the train station, is adjacent to a branch of the Peel View Medical Centre practice and close to Millersneuk Dental Surgery, and there are several other GP practices and dentists in Kirkintilloch.
If getting out and about in the fresh air is a must, Lenzie is surrounded by richly varied countryside and green areas with riverside walks and extensive cycle paths, including nature reserves at Lenzie Moss and Merkland.
Local shops are also in abundance in Lenzie, with a pharmacy and a post office as well as a bank, a bakery and a delicatessen for picking up delicious treats.
A variety of amenities, great transport links and lots of open spaces have all led to Lenzie being a very popular location with families.