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New homes in Wigan

Live the life

Located in Greater Manchester just a short commute from Manchester city centre, Wigan is a bustling town with excellent transport links and lots to see and do in the local area. Whether you’re exploring country parks, visiting museums or taking the kids to the farm, there’s something for the whole family close to your new home in Wigan.

Things to see and do

Wigan is home to a number of parks including the beautiful Mesnes Park, while Haigh Country Park, Moss Bank Park and Worden Park are all just a short drive away. Trencherfield Mill and the Museum of Wigan Life are both located in the town, while you can enjoy some retail therapy at The Marketgate Shopping Centre and Grand Arcade.

If you want to go for a hike in the great outdoors, you can take a day trip to the Peak District National Park or visit the coast at Ribble Estuary National Nature Reserve. Hindley Hall Golf Club and Haigh Golf Complex are both nearby, if you want to practice your golf swing.

Sports fans can watch Wigan Athletic and the Wigan Warriors play their home matches at the DW Stadium, while Wigan Roller Rink is a great place to take the kids. Other family-friendly attractions nearby include Knowsley Safari Park, Smithills Open Farm and Gulliver’s World.


For families moving to the area, it’s good to know there are a number of excellent schools nearby. Hawkley Hall High School and Oakfield High School and College are both rated ‘outstanding’, while the University of Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University, the University of Salford and the University of Liverpool are all within easy reach.

Getting to Wigan

Wigan is well-connected by both road and rail, ideal if you’re commuting for work or travelling to see friends and family nearby. The M6 is only a short drive away, while the local station has regular services to Manchester, London and more.

The town is conveniently located just 10 minutes from Warrington by train or 25 minutes by car. From Manchester, the journey to Wigan takes 30 minutes by train or 40 minutes by car. The drive or train ride from Liverpool takes 40 minutes. If you’re travelling from London, the train from Euston to Wigan North Western takes just two hours five minutes.

When you want to go on holiday, Manchester Airport is only a 35 minute drive away, so your adventure will get off to a quick and easy start. 

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The Spinnings

Blackpool Road, Kirkham, PRESTON, PR4 2RE
18.9 miles from search location
  • £ £104,998 To £329,995
  • 3 & 4 bedroom homes
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Bowland Meadow

Chipping Lane, Longridge, PRESTON, PR3 2NA
19.9 miles from search location
  • £ £199,995 To £295,995
  • 3 & 4 bedroom homes

Rosaline Gardens

Manchester Road, Prescot, MERSEYSIDE, L34 5UD
10.3 miles from search location
  • £ £179,995 To £289,995
  • 3 & 4 bedroom homes

Nomvula Park

Waterpark Drive, Knowsley, LIVERPOOL, L28 3QA
11.4 miles from search location
  • £ £169,995 To £184,995
  • 3 & 4 bedroom homes

Victoria Mews

Town Lane, Southport, MERSEYSIDE, PR8 6PN
14 miles from search location
  • £ £184,995 To £249,995
  • 3 & 4 bedroom homes

Cottam Meadow

Canberra Lane, Cottam, PRESTON, PR4 0NX
16.3 miles from search location
  • £ £103,498 To £209,995
  • 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes
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Imagine Place

Dunlop Road, Speke, LIVERPOOL, L24 1YD
16.5 miles from search location

We have a home that's right for you at Imagine Place in Speke. With three and four beds available, they're ideal for first-time...

Highgate Park

Lytham Road, Warton, PRESTON, PR4 1XD
16.5 miles from search location
  • £ £113,998 To £279,995
  • 3 & 4 bedroom homes

Wesley Chase

Lightfoot Lane, Fulwood, PRESTON, PR2 3LT
17.3 miles from search location
  • £ £199,995 To £299,995
  • 3 & 4 bedroom homes
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Imperial Park II

Rosemary Drive, Northwich, CHESHIRE, CW8 4DW
20.5 miles from search location

Imperial Park II will have two bed apartments and two, three and four bedroom homes. Ideal for first-time buyers and those...

Fender Mews, Upton

Manor Drive, Upton, WIRRAL, CH46 0QT
20.9 miles from search location
  • £ £188,995 To £259,995
  • 3 & 4 bedroom homes

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Winnington Village, Winnington Avenue, Northwich, CHESHIRE, CW8 4FT
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