Wishaw is well placed to take advantage of both urban and rural living. Its location provides residents with easy access to major towns and the cosmopolitan city of Glasgow, whilst also offering immediate proximity to rolling countryside and the beautiful Clyde Valley. This lovely North Lanarkshire town lies 15 miles south east of Glasgow and 3 miles from the large town of Motherwell.
Local schools in the area include; Morningside Primary, St Bridget's Primary, Coltness High School and St Aiden's High School.
With its semi-rural lifestyle, easy motorway links and large towns nearby, Wishaw is a popular choice for commuting professionals and families alike. Outdoor types will appreciate the local parks and Wishaw's close proximity to the Clyde Walkway, as well as to the lovely Dakzell Estate, which boasts peaceful woodland, heritage monuments, Japanese gardens and an arboretum. For days out, Motherwell Heritage Centre, Craignethan Castle, Bothwell Castle, Lanark Museum and Summerlee Industrial Museum are all worth a visit. Just outside town, you’ll find the Caledonian Shopping Centre, or you can take advantage of the wide range of shops and attractions in Motherwell. Of course, Glasgow has many attractions too - whether you like shopping, culture or a lively night life, there's something new to do every time you visit!
Wishaw is a convenient base in a central location. Transport links include a local railway station, a variety of bus services and close proximity to the M74 and major A roads.
Wishaw enjoys a wide range of shops, a library, sports centre, hospital and golf club.