New Homes in Duston
Lying on the northwestern outskirts of Northampton in the East Midlands, Duston is a great corner of Northamptonshire to call home. A pleasantand leafy suburb of the town, new homes in Duston provide easy access to the M1 motorway and nearby places such as Coventry, Leicester and Milton Keynes.
Live the life
Located on the edge of Northampton, the suburb of Duston is a popular place to settle within easy reach of the town centre. With its village feel, there’s something for everyone close to your new home in Duston, whether you’re playing sports, visiting art galleries or exploring the local countryside.
Things to see and do
Duston is only a short car or bus journey from Northampton town centre, where you can go shopping at the Grosvenor Centre or Peacock Place, buy fresh produce at the farmer’s market, or enjoy some culture at Northampton Museum and Art Gallery, 78 Derngate, and the Royal & Derngate Theatre.
For fitness fans, there are lots of sports facilities nearby including Danes Camp Leisure Centre, The Pinnacle Climbing Centre and Delapre Public Golf Course. If you prefer to get active in the great outdoors, you can go hiking or cycling at Upton Country Park, Abingdon Park or Hunsbury Hill Country Park.
If you have children, they’ll enjoy taking a ride on the Northampton and Lamport Railway, uncovering local history at Delapre Abbey and having a go on the rides at Wicksteed Park. Other attractions just a short drive away include Holdenby Falconry Centre, Rookery Open Farm and Sywell Country Park.
If you’re moving to Duston with school-age children, there are lots of good schools to choose from including St Luke’s Church of England Primary School, Millway Primary School and Abbeyfield School. Northampton School for Boys and Northampton School for Girls are both rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted, while Quinton House School offers private education.
For older children who want to study for a degree without venturing far from home, the University of Northampton is only a short bus or car journey away from Duston. The town is also home to Northampton College.
Getting to Duston
Located on the edge of Northampton, Duston is only a 10-minute car journey from the town centre, ideal if you’re travelling for work. From Milton Keynes, the journey to Duston takes around 30 minutes, while the journey from Birmingham takes around one hour 10 minutes by car.
From London, you can get to Duston in one hour 45 minutes by car, or one hour by direct train to Northampton station. When you want to go on holiday, the journey to London Luton Airport takes just 50 minutes, and the journey to Birmingham around one hour, so there’s plenty of choice for your next trip abroad.