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New Homes in Eccleston

View all new build homes closest to Eccleston browsing the list of developments below.

  • Centurion Green

    Centurion Green

    Longmeanygate, Midge Hall, Leyland, PR26 6TD
    • 4 bedroom
  • Coming soon
    Centurion Village

    Centurion Village

    Longmeanygate, Midge Hall, Midge Hall, Leyland, PR26 6TD
    • Coming soon
  • Amberswood Rise II

    Amberswood Rise II

    Seaman Way, Ince, WN2 2LE
    • 3 bedroom
    • £186,000 to £237,000
  • Amberswood Rise

    Amberswood Rise

    Seaman Way, Ince, WN2 2LE
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £211,000 to £296,000
  • Cottam Gardens

    Cottam Gardens

    Cottam Way, Cottam, Preston, PR4 0AZ
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £235,000 to £342,000
  • Bernets Nook

    Bernets Nook

    Brokenstone Road, Feniscowles, Blackburn, BB3 0LL
    • 4 and 5 bedroom
    • £289,000 to £423,000
  • Romans Green

    Romans Green

    Lightfoot Lane, Fulwood, PR4 0FJ
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £135,000 to £340,000
  • Victoria Mews

    Victoria Mews

    Town Lane, Southport, PR8 6PN
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £255,000 to £360,000
  • Rogerson Gardens

    Rogerson Gardens

    Cumeragh Lane, Whittingham, Preston, PR3 2AN
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £214,500 to £305,500
  • Bowland Meadow

    Bowland Meadow

    Chipping Lane, Longridge, PR3 2RG
    • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £139,000 to £349,000
  • Sundial Place

    Sundial Place

    Lydiate Lane, Thornton, Liverpool, L23 1TP
    • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £225,000 to £340,000
  • Pinewood Park

    Pinewood Park

    Liverpool Road, Formby, L37 6BR
    • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £237,500 to £415,000
  • Waldmers Wood

    Waldmers Wood

    Walmersley Old Road, Walmersley, BL9 6SB
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £289,000 to £319,000
  • The Brooks, Barrow

    The Brooks, Barrow

    Whalley Road, Barrow, BB7 9BN
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £265,000 to £445,000
  • Waddow Heights - Barratt

    Waddow Heights - Barratt

    Waddington Road, Clitheroe, BB7 2JD
    • 3 bedroom
    • From £280,000
  • Brun Lea Heights

    Brun Lea Heights

    Rossendale Road, Burnley, BB11 5HP
    • 3 bedroom
    • £228,000 to £246,000
  • Orchard Meadows

    Orchard Meadows

    Braeburn Drive, Appleton, WA4 5AA

Live the life

Located in Lancashire just a short drive from Preston, the village of Eccleston is picturesque and rural, yet within easy reach of nearby towns and cities. If you’re looking for the best of both country and urban living, a new home in Eccleston could be the right choice for you and your family.

Things to see and do

One of the biggest tourist attractions in Eccleston is the Lancashire Titanic Museum, which explores the lives of local people affected by the ship’s sinking. The Museum of Lancashire, Bolton Steam Museum and the Harris Museum are all within driving distance of the town, while Hoghton Tower and Smithills Hall are also close by.

If you enjoy getting a breath of fresh air, Haigh Country Park has its own golf course, while Worden Park has a maze, woodlands and a model railway. Brockholes Nature Reserve is a great place to spot local wildlife, and Eccleston Recreation Ground is popular with families of all ages.

For horse riders, there are lots of places to saddle up close to Eccleston including Matchmoor Riding Centre, Chorley Equestrian Centre and Earnsdale Farm Riding School. Other attractions nearby include Turbary Woods and Windmill Animal Farm, while the beaches near Southport are popular during the warmer summer months.


If you have young children, primary schools rated ‘outstanding’ in the local area include Eccleston St Mary’s Church of England Primary School and Trinity and St Michael’s Church of England and Methodist Primary School. For secondary education, Bishop Rawstorne Church of England Academy is also outstanding.

For children and adults thinking about studying for a degree, the University of Bolton is only a short commute from Ecclestone, while the University of Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University, Liverpool John Moores University and the University of Liverpool are also within easy reach.

Getting to Eccleston

Eccleston is close to junctions 27 and 28 of the M6, so it’s quick and easy to travel north and south. Although the village doesn’t have rail services, Croston Station is less than 10 minutes away by car, and there are bus routes passing through.

To get to Eccleston from Preston, the journey takes around 20 minutes by car, while the drive takes 25 minutes from Wigan, 30 minutes from Bolton and 30 minutes from Blackburn. From Lancaster, Manchester and Liverpool, the car journey takes 45 minutes depending on traffic.

If you’re travelling to London, you can catch a train from Wigan North Western Station which is a 25-minute drive away from the village. From there, the train to Euston takes around two hours. 

When it’s holiday time, Manchester Airport is only a 40-minute drive away, while Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 50 minutes from the village, so there’s plenty of choice when you’re booking your travels.