New Homes in Galston
Live the life
Located in East Ayrshire just a short drive from Kilmarnock and with good transport links to other towns and cities, Galston is a thriving region with lots to see and do nearby. Whether you’re exploring the Irvine Valley, playing golf or discovering ancient castles, there’s something for the whole family to enjoy close to your new home in Galston.
Things to see and do
Galston is located close to Kilmarnock, so the town’s many sights and attractions aren’t far away from your new home. The Dick Institute is home to art galleries and exhibitions, while other places of interest in Kilmarnock include The Palace Theatre and Grand Hall, Burns Monument Centre and Ayrshire Athletics Arena.
For those who enjoy sports, you can visit Newmilns Snow and Sports Complex, go for a walk at Dean Castle Country Park or get competitive with ten pin bowling at The Garage in Kilmarnock, while Loudoun Gowf Club and Annanhill Golf Club are both nearby.
Families will enjoy days out at Whitelee Windfarm Visitor Centre, while Rouken Glen Park, Clyde Muirshiel Country Park and Dundonald Castle are also popular.
If you’re moving to the area with school-age children, Galston is home to Galston Primary School and St Sophia’s Primary School, while Daldorch House School offers independent education. If you or your children are thinking about studying for a degree, the University of the Highlands and Islands is in Inverness, while Aberdeen is home to Robert Gordon University and the University of Aberdeen.
Getting to Galston
Whether you’re commuting for work or travelling to see family and friends, Galston is well-connected by road, being located alongside the A71 and close to the M77. The drive from Kilmarnock to Galston takes just 10 minutes, while the drive from Glasgow takes 35 minutes. If you’re travelling from Edinburgh, the journey to Galston takes one hour 25 minutes depending on traffic.
When you want to go on holiday, your new home in Galston is only a 35 minute drive from Glasgow Airport via the M77, where you can catch a flight to destinations across the UK and overseas.