New Build Homes in Burscough

Just a few miles north of Ormskirk, Burscough is a West Lancashire town surrounded by greenery. Burscough is ideally situated close to the Lancashire coast and just 13.5 miles away from Liverpool and 26.5 miles from Manchester.

It’s becoming an increasingly popular place to live. And if you’re thinking of making the move to West Lancashire, you’ll find a selection of new homes for sale in Burscough at our developments in and around the area.

Burscough is a thriving town with great shopping and a busy local community

Burscough is surrounded by nature, including Martin Mere Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

One of Burscough’s primary schools is rated as “Outstanding” whilst all the other primary and the four local secondary schools are all rated as “Good”

The town has excellent transport links throughout the region, including to Liverpool and Manchester



Burscough is a bustling West Lancashire town that has grown in popularity as a place to live in recent years, eclipsing nearby Ormskirk.

The town offers an active community and plenty of independent shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs – especially at Burscough Wharf retail and leisure development, which also hosts a fortnightly artisan market. Burscough is also home to a local library, Burscough Racquet & Fitness Centre, and a host of local employers.

Speaking of local amenities, if you’re looking to move to Burscough with a family, or are planning on starting one, you’ll be pleased to hear that there are some fantastic schools to be found in and around the town. There are 13 primary schools in Burscough and nearby Ormskirk, one of which is rated as “Outstanding” by Ofsted – Westhead Lathom St James' Church of England Primary School – with the other 12 all rated as “Good”. There are two secondary academies and two independent secondary schools, all rated as “Good”.

A home in Burscough would give you the chance to live close to nature. The town has plenty of green spaces and local walking routes, including Windmill Animal Farm and Martin Mere Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust – a large nature reserve and popular regional visitor attraction. Further afield, but still within quick reach, is some stunning Lancashire countryside, including Ribble and Alt Estuaries nature preserve, the Forest of Bowland AONB and the Lancashire coastline.

A base in Burscough also offers excellent opportunities to travel throughout the region, with Ormskirk, Southport and Wigan all within easy reach. Preston, Blackburn, Liverpool and Manchester are all less than 30 miles away, making Burscough the perfect town to commute from.

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Burscough is well served by transport links. The A59 trunk road passes through the town, giving fast access to Preston to the north and Liverpool to the south. Whilst the A5209 connects east to the M6 and puts Manchester’s M6 ring road within quick reach.

The town is served by two railway stations. Burscough Junction links to Ormskirk and Preston, with one change to get to Liverpool Central. Burscough Bridge connects to Southport and Manchester. National rail travel is available at both Manchester and Liverpool, whilst Manchester Airport and Liverpool John Lennon Airport offer both domestic and international flights.

If Burscough is a place you’d like to call home, you’ll find a range of new homes for sale in and around Burscough with Wain Homes.