East Kilbride is a town in the north-west of South Lanarkshire and in the south-west of Scotland more generally. The town expanded massively from a village in the nineteen thirties and expanding further in the forties due to its proximity to Glasgow. The town offers fantastic shopping, featuring a combination of one hundred and eighty shops in the town's shopping centre, which also features a gym, cinema and ice rink. Those who enjoy the great outdoors will marvel at the local Langlands Moss, a nature reserve, whilst those with young families can enjoy the local Scottish Football museum, Glen Park and the National Museum of Rural Life. The area also offers a range of fantastic local schools. Foodies, meanwhile, can enjoy the range of local restaurants and cafes. Young professionals will be delighted with the town's proximity to Glasgow, which is only a half-hour drive away. A modern town with lots to see and do, East Kilbride offers a range of properties to rent, from affordable flats to larger family homes.