Bathgate

New Homes in Bathgate

A traditional town located a few miles south of Edinburgh and Glasgow in West Lothian, Bathgate is bustling with amenities and set amongst picturesque rolling hills.

Bathgate Attractions

Bathgate has grown since its farming and weaving origins in the 17th century. The discovery of coal and ironstone, the establishment of the Edinburgh and Bathgate railway and a chemical oil works drew industry and people to the area. Bathgate was also the site of Austin Motor Company and Morris Motors until the 1980s.

Discover more about the town’s past with a visit to The Bennie Museum, which offers a detailed history of Bathgate with a permanent exhibition of cottage houses, and special displays being mounted regularly. Those considering buying a new home in Bathgate will have the countryside at their disposal. The Bathgate Hills are just 5 miles from the centre. They are the location of the Beecraigs Country Park where visitors and local residents can enjoy fishing and golf, or walk the scenic pathways. Sitting on the summit is Cairnpapple Hill, one of Scotland's most significant prehistoric burial sites.

Near the spectacular views of Cairnpapple Hill, you can try fly fishing at Ballencrieff Fishery, perfect for anglers of all levels.

From well-known high street names to small independent stores, Bathgate has a wide variety of local shops. Take a walk through Bathgate’s open-air market for a spot of bargain-hunting.

Bathgate has various sports facilities with a well-equipped sports centre offering a golf course, swimming pool and modern gym, with a sauna and steam room.

The town is home to a range of events throughout the summer months. In May, The West Lothian Highland Games provides a fun family day out whilst the Bathgate procession and John Newlands Festival take place in June. Over four nights in September, The Bathgate Music Festival celebrates a wide selection of genres.

Bathgate Transport Links

With the M8 motorway close by, Bathgate is easily commutable to Livingston (6 miles), Falkirk (12 miles) and Edinburgh (22 miles).

Regular rail services run from Bathgate to Livingston and Edinburgh every 15 minutes with services to Glasgow every 30 minutes. The nearest major airport is Edinburgh, 13 miles from the town’s centre with Glasgow International 39 miles from Bathgate.

Buchanan Gardens

Buchanan Gardens

Kirkton North, Livingston, LIVINGSTON, WEST LOTHIAN, EH54 6GU

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • £246,995 to £299,995
Harwood Park

Harwood Park

Limefields, Livingston, WEST CALDER, WEST LOTHIAN, EH55 8QN

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £219,995 to £278,995
Chapelton Rise

Chapelton Rise

Honeysuckle Drive, Cumbernauld, GLASGOW, NORTH LANARKSHIRE, G68 9GF

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • £229,995 to £292,995
The Heathers

The Heathers

South Larch Road, Dunfermline, DUNFERMLINE, FIFE, KY11 4NT

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • £219,995 to £278,995
Craig Brae

Craig Brae

Off Ravenscliff Rd, Motherwell, MOTHERWELL, NORTH LANARKSHIRE, ML1 1AE

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • From £224,995
Colville Gate

Colville Gate

Prospecthill Road, Motherwell, MOTHERWELL, NORTH LANARKSHIRE, ML1 2UE

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £158,995 to £237,995
The Fairways

The Fairways

Drumpellier Avenue, Drumpellier, COATBRIDGE, NORTH LANARKSHIRE, ML5 1JP

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • £238,995 to £299,995
Braes of Yetts

Braes of Yetts

Waterside Road, Kirkintilloch, GLASGOW, EAST DUNBARTONSHIRE, G66 3TQ

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £199,995 to £307,995
Barratt @ Heritage Grange

Barratt @ Heritage Grange

Frogston Road East, Edinburgh, EDINBURGH, EDINBURGH CITY, EH17 8AB

  • 3 bedroom homes
  • £199,200 to £279,995
The Limes, Burdiehouse

The Limes, Burdiehouse

Clippens Drive, Edinburgh, EDINBURGH, EDINBURGH CITY, EH17 8TU

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £225,995 to £362,995
Newton Farm

Newton Farm

Red Deer Road, Cambuslang, GLASGOW, SOUTH LANARKSHIRE, G72 6PY

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £180,995 to £284,995
Brackenhill View

Brackenhill View

Meikle Earnock Road, Hamilton, HAMILTON, SOUTH LANARKSHIRE, ML3 8RN

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £199,995 to £294,995
Highland Gate

Highland Gate

Kildean Road, Stirling, STIRLING, FK8 1TB

Greenacres

Greenacres

Greendykes Road, Niddrie, EDINBURGH, EDINBURGH CITY, EH16 4ES

  • 2 and 3 bedroom homes
  • £150,995 to £199,995
Barratt @ Portobello

Barratt @ Portobello

Baileyfield Road, Portobello, EDINBURGH, EDINBURGH CITY, EH15 1DL

  • 2 bedroom homes
  • £229,995 to £237,995
Wallace Fields

Wallace Fields

Auchinleck Road, Robroyston, GLASGOW, GLASGOW CITY, G33 1PN

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • £263,995 to £377,995
Newcraighall Village

Newcraighall Village

Whitehill Street, Newcraighall, MUSSELBURGH, EDINBURGH CITY, EH21 8RA

  • 3 bedroom homes
  • From £180,800
Merlin Gardens

Merlin Gardens

Mavor Avenue, East Kilbride, GLASGOW, SOUTH LANARKSHIRE, G74 4QX

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £230,995 to £286,995