Eaglesham, with its origins in the middle ages has a medieval street plan including many picturesque properties. Many of the buildings within Eaglesham are listed and Eaglesham was designated Scotland’s first outstanding conservation area in 1960. Eaglesham now offers wide variety of local services such as shops, galleries and restaurants.
While visiting Eaglesham, unless drawn to the attractions of the nearby city, there is little need to leave its village atmosphere. There is a choice of restaurants and pubs where one can either have a bar meal or simply enjoy a few drinks with ‘the locals’.
There are country lanes to stroll or cycle and a number of golf courses close-by. Eaglesham, as it is spelled today and pronounced Eagles – ham (not Eagle – sham), takes its name from the French word eglise, or church.