Shotts Tourism

Attractions in Shotts

Shotts is a small rural town in North Lanarkshire, Scotland. It is located almost halfway between Glasgow (21 miles) and Edinburgh (29 miles). At the 2001 census, the population was 8,235. A local story has Shotts being named after the legendary giant Bertram de Shotts, though toponymists give the Anglo-Saxon derived 'sceots' (steep slopes) as the real source of the name.Shotts is the home of the 2015 world champion pipe band, Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band.


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Facts and Stats for Shotts*

  • Pollution Statistics in Shotts

    Know the pollution level of Shotts before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 28.33 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 44.32 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 47.83 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 14.58 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 40.22 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 17.31 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 18.48 (Very Low)
  • Shotts: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Shotts for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Shotts.

    • Burglary and Theft 37.14 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 41.36 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 48.82 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 23.81 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 28.1 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 37.03 (Low)
    • Attacks 49.3 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 63.79 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75.47 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 44.1 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 54.21 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 31.37 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 56.25 (Moderate)
  • Living in Shotts - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Shotts is 189.06 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 56.03 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 84.88 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 30.94 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 37.87 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 74.98 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 83.31 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.99 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 128.68 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Shotts

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Shotts

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.24 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.43 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.43 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 85.69 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 75.56 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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