New Homes in Burntwood
A former mining town in the West Midlands, Burntwood is next door to Lichfield in the southern reaches of Staffordshire. This means new homes in Burntwood are close to major city Birmingham, which is less than 15 miles to the south. With Wolverhampton, Walsall and West Bromwich even closer, this is a well-connected town which is perfect for commuters.
It’s also ideal for exploring the beautiful natural landscapes you’ll find to the north, so don’t miss our developments near Burntwood below. You can also read more about this exciting town and the local area, including nearby schools, at the bottom of the page.
Live the life
Located in Staffordshire, just a short drive from Lichfield and within commuting distance of Birmingham and Walsall, Burntwood is a well-connected town with lots to see and do in the local area. Whether you’re browsing museum exhibits, taking the kids to the park or enjoying a day of retail therapy, there’s something to keep everyone entertained close to your new home in Burntwood.
Things to see and do
If you love exploring the outdoors, Burntwood is a great place to live, with Chasewater Country Park just a short drive away and the Birches Valley Forest Centre nearby. For those who enjoy action sports you can get the adrenaline pumping at Wakelake, while Go Ape Cannock is also close to the town. Beau Desert Golf club is only a short drive away if you prefer a more gentile sport.
For families moving to Burntwood, there are lots of kid-friendly attractions within commuting distance, including The Chasewater Railway and Drayton Manor Theme Park, where you’ll find extreme roller coasters along with the popular Thomas Land for the little ones.
Neighbouring Lichfield is home to Erasmus Darwin House, Beacon Park, Lichfield Cathedral and Lichfield Heritage Centre, while Birmingham is only a short drive away where you’ll find the Bullring shopping mall, the National Sea Life Centre and Birmingham Hippodrome.
If you have school-age children, it’s good to know there are a number of ‘outstanding’ schools in the local area including St Joseph and St Theresa Catholic Primary, and Watling Street Primary School. Lichfield Cathedral School and Chase Grammar School are both independent, while you can study for a degree nearby at Staffordshire University Lichfield Centre. If you don’t mind commuting, the University of Birmingham is also nearby.
Getting to Burntwood
Located just off the M6 Toll, Burntwood has very good road connections with nearby towns and cities. The town is only a 10 minute drive from Lichfield, 35 minutes from Birmingham and 30 minutes from Stafford, while the journey to London takes two hours 35 minutes via the M40 depending on traffic. If you prefer to catch a train to the capital, the journey from Lichfield Trent Valley station to Euston takes just one hour 15 minutes.
When it’s time to go adventuring abroad, the car journey to Birmingham Airport only takes 30 minutes, so your holiday or business trip can get off to a hassle-free start. If you prefer to ditch the airport parking and leave the car at home, you can catch a train from Lichfield to Birmingham International station, changing once at New Street.