New Homes in Ellesmere Port
Live the life
Located in Cheshire just a short drive from Chester and Liverpool, Ellesmere Port is a large town with lots of great attractions and amenities. Whether you’re shopping at the town’s designer outlet, taking the kids to the aquarium or exploring the local countryside, there’s something for the whole family close to your new home in Ellesmere Port.
Things to see and do
The biggest attractions in Ellesmere Port are Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet, the Blue Planet Aquarium and the National Waterways Museum, so there’s plenty of variety when it comes to things to see and do in the town.
If you’re moving to the area with children, Chester Zoo is only a short drive away, while Ness Botanic Gardens are ideal for a family walk. The National Trust’s Speke Hall is also close-by, where you can explore the grounds and tour the hall itself.
Liverpool is an easy day trip from Ellesmere Port, where you can go shopping at Liverpool ONE, enjoy a meal at Albert Dock, or watch premier league football at Anfield or Goodison Park. Chester is also a popular shopping destination, with other attractions in the town including Chester Cathedral, Cheshire Military Museum and Grosvenor Museum.
For a relaxing round of golf, Municipal Golf Course and Eastham Lodge Golf Club are both nearby.
For families moving to a new home in Ellesmere Port, it’s good to know there are a number of schools rated ‘outstanding’ in the area, including Whitby Heath Primary School, St Bernard’s Roman Catholic Primary School, Wirral Grammar School for Girls and Wirral Grammar School for Boys.
West Cheshire College offers further education, while you can study for a degree nearby at the University of Chester, the University of Liverpool and Liverpool John Moores University.
Getting to Ellesmere Port
Located alongside the M53 and M56, Ellesmere Port is well-connected by road. Although there’s no train station in the town, there are rail services to major towns and cities across the UK from nearby Liverpool and Chester.
From Liverpool, the journey to Ellesmere Port takes 30 minutes, while the journey from Manchester takes 55 minutes. Ellesmere Port is around 20 minutes from Chester by car.
When you’re going on holiday, Liverpool John Lennon Airport is only a 40-minute drive away, and Manchester Airport is even closer, with a journey time of just 35 minutes.