Fullwood Gardens is well situated for escaping into the Lanarkshire countryside, and has several parks and open green spaces in easy reach. Just over three miles from the development, the superb Strathclyde Country Park offers an enormous variety of activities, from leisurely walking, cycling or horse riding through 400 hectares of delightful landscapes, enjoying the changing views, to sailing on Strathclyde Loch. There are facilities for rowing, windsurfing, canoeing, angling and water-skiing, and the Park has football pitches, jogging tracks and orienteering courses. The terrain includes a Roman fort and an historic towerhouse as well as a diversity of wildlife habitats. It is also the location for several major events such as international races, exhibitions and fairs. In addition, Strathclyde Country Park is the site of the huge M&D’s theme park, with its white-knuckle rides and indoor tropical rainforest.
Fullwood Gardens is conveniently situated for both the M74 and the M8, making it a excellent base for travel throughout the central belt as well as to the centre of Glasgow. There are nearby train stations at Holytown and Carfin, both on the main line between Edinburgh and Glasgow Central Station, and Motherwell Station has direct links with Cumbernauld and Lanark as well as Glasgow. There is a bus station in Motherwell, giving access to a wide network of local and national routes, and both Edinburgh and Glasgow airports are around 29 and 26 miles respectively.
There is a convenient GP surgery in Carfin Road, around two miles from Fullwood Gardens , and a larger medical centre in Motherwell High Street. There are also several dentists nearby.
There is an excellent choice of convenience stores, off-licences, supermarkets and other retailers to meet all everyday needs within easy reach of the Fullwood Gardens development. For a wider choice of high street names and shopping malls, the centres of Motherwell, Hamilton and East Kilbride, as well as the celebrated stores of Glasgow city centre, are in easy reach.
There are a good range of both non-denominational and Roman Catholic schools within the area. Our Sales Adviser on site will be able to provide you with contact details on request.
New Stevenston, Motherwell and the surrounding centres offer a stimulating variety of bars, cafés and restaurants, ranging from traditional pubs to international cuisine, and there are multiplex cinemas in Hamilton and at the Barrbridge Leisure Centre, where there is also a Hollywood Bowl. Motherwell Concert Hall and Theatre, in the town centre, is a large multipurpose venue presenting a wide spectrum of live entertainment, from touring rock and pop shows in the Hall to professional and amateur drama in the Theatre.
Sport and leisure
There is a local gym located in Motherwell Business Centre, while just a little further away in Motherwell is the new Ravenscraig Sports Centre. The new Centre offers excellent facilities including football and sports hall, athletics track, dance studios, football pitches, a café and children’s activity area. Also in Bellshill the superb Sir Matt Busby Sports Complex offers a comprehensive range of indoor and outdoor facilities designed for all levels of ability and dedication, including a 25m swimming pool, a separate teaching pool, a gym with weight and cardiovascular equipment, a sauna, steam room and plunge pool, and a sports hall. Lanarkshire Ice Rink, one of Scotland’s premier curling, skating and ice hockey venues and Aquatec in Motherwell with leisure pool, tyre ride and outdoor lagoon are also within a short drive of the development.