Encompassing both Glaswegian suburbs and rural villages, South Lanarkshire is a beautiful county to the south-east of the City of Glasgow. Its open spaces are stunning, and include the Clyde Valley Walkway and the Falls of Clyde. Its location means that it has great road and rail links, and there is a wide range of property available, from a cottage in one of the picturesque rural villages to a terrace house in a bustling town. Property in South Lanarkshire tends to be affordable, as are living costs in the region, but the county’s amenities are first-rate. The county rated as the 5th best place to live in uSwitch’s Best Places to Live in the UK Quality of Life Index for 2015.