New Homes in Newton Mearns
Live the life
Located on the edge of Glasgow, Newton Mearns is a popular suburb town with good commuter links into Scotland’s largest city and beyond. With the best of both country and urban living on its doorstep, from country parks to sports centres and museums, there’s something for the entire family to enjoy close to your new home in Newton Mearns.
Things to see and do
As a suburb of Glasgow, there’s lots to see and do near your new home in Newton Mearns. The city is home to cultural sights including the Riverside Museum and Kelvingrove Art Gallery, while other places of interest include the Glasgow Science Centre, the Botanic Garden and Kibble Palace.
If you’re a sports fan, you can watch Celtic F.C. or Rangers F.C. play their home football matches in Glasgow, while the East Renfrewshire Golf Club and Deaconsbank Golf Course are only a short drive from Newton Mearns. The Emirates Arena has a velodrome, while Tollcross International Swimming Centre has an Olympic sized pool.
For walks in the great outdoors, Rouken Glen Park, Darnley Country Park and Gleniffer Braes Country Park are all popular with walkers and cyclists. Other places of interest nearby include the Coats Observatory, Mearns Castle and Greenback House.
If you’re moving to the area with school-age children, Newton Mearns is home to one of Scotland’s top-rated secondary schools, Mearns Castle High School. For older children and adults thinking about studying for a degree, the University of Glasgow, the University of Strathclyde and Glasgow Caledonian University are all within commuting distance of the town, so you won’t have to travel far for higher education.
Getting to Newton Mearns
Newton Mearns is close to the M8 and M77, providing good road links to Glasgow and beyond. If you prefer to travel by rail, the town has two train stations, Whitecraigs and Patterton, with regular services to Glasgow Central station with a journey time of 20 minutes.
If you’re travelling to Newton Mearns from Edinburgh, the journey takes around one hour 10 minutes by car or one hour 45 minutes by train. The journey from East Kilbride takes just 15 minutes by car, while the drive from Kilmarnock takes 20 minutes.
When you’re going on holiday, Glasgow Airport is only a 20 minute drive away from Newton Mearns, so your trip will get off to a quick and easy start.