New Homes in Lancashire
With a long stretch of Irish Sea coastline, Lancashire is a county that also shares a border with , , , and . Whether you’re interested in moving to the seaside and in a spot like , or you’d rather be somewhere like Blackburn or Preston, new homes in Lancashire offer plenty of choice.
From long walks in the Forest of Bowland to trips to Morecambe Bay, the Lake District and Pendle Hill, there are countless natural attractions in the region. From castles, art galleries and museums to beaches, country parks and peaks and hills, don’t miss our developments in Lancashire below.
Live the Lancashire life
Lancashire is a county which can offer an array of different lifestyles, thanks to a varied landscape which includes vibrant towns, rural countryside and coastal resorts. Whichever type of life you want to lead, make sure you check out our latest offers to see if you could be a homeowner sooner than you realise, including the government’s Help to Buy scheme.
Things to see and do in Lancashire
Whether you’ve got your eye on family days at the beach, walks through beautiful valleys or a roaring night out in a place like Preston, Lancashire has so much to offer. Some of the area’s top attractions include Lancaster Castle, the Harris Museum, Art Gallery and Library and all of the waterfront attractions on offer along the coast, including the fun-filled Blackpool Pleasure Beach.
From sandy beaches to the Forest of Bowland, Rivington Pike and Leighton Moss, there are so many natural spaces vying for your attention. Brockholes, Beacon Fell, Cuerden Valley Park, St Anne’s Beach, Fairy Glen - the list goes on. And don’t miss the views from Pendle Hill, where you can even try your hand at paragliding.
Preston’s Archbishop Temple School in Fulwood has been ranked as one of the best schools in the UK, while Lancaster Girls’ Grammar is one of the county’s top-performing options based on GCSE results. Both schools are backed up by outstanding Ofsted ratings. Clitheroe Royal Grammar is ranked just as highly by the education board, and also performs well on exam scores.
If your kids are a bit younger, St Peter’s CofE is an outstanding primary school in Preston with a nursery attached. St Gabriel’s CofE in Blackburn and Lytham St Anne’s Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Primary are also classed as outstanding.
Lancashire transport links
There are excellent transport links right across Lancashire, whether you need to catch a tram, train, plane, bus or ferry. If you have a car, the M6, M55, M58 and M61 motorways all pass through the county, while the M62 runs just to the south of the border.
The Lancashire property scene
The North West has seen a healthy rise in property prices in recent years, and Lancashire has been a driving factor of that trend. Preston has been identified as a hotspot for investment, and it’s little wonder with some of the properties available in the area. Choose from 3 and 4 bedroom homes on the edge of open countryside in the northern suburb of Fulwood, as well as contemporary homes to the west of town in Kirkham and Warton, and 2, 3 and 4 beds surrounded by beautiful natural landscapes in Longridge.
Whether Preston’s the place for you, or you’d rather be close to the Forest of Bowland in a large 5 bed detached home in Garstang, or an attractive stone-fronted house on the edge of Clitheroe, don’t miss offers such as our Movemaker scheme.
Help to Buy Lancashire
In Lancashire you can take advantage of Help to Buy North West if you are a first time buyer. Take a look at the Help to Buy North West page to find out how the scheme works and how it can help you move.