The ruins of Cadzow Castle also lie in Chatelherault Country Park, 2 miles (3 km) from the town centre.
The Regimental Museum is part of the Low Parks Museum.
This development transformed the Hamilton side of Strathclyde Park, which was the original site of the Duke's palace. Hamilton has three railway stations, Hamilton Central, Hamilton West and Chatelherault on the Argyle Line's Hamilton Circle.
Hamilton Central is 22 minutes from Glasgow on the limited stop Larkhall-Dalmuir service.
Hamilton also has one private school, Hamilton College, next to the Hamilton Park Racecourse.
Hamilton is a university town with The University of the West of Scotland campus sited on Almada Street.