Kidderminster is a large market town in Worcestershire, with a population of just under 58,000 people. It’s just 17 miles away from Birmingham and 15 miles from Worcester, and it continues to be a popular place to live.
If you want to call Kidderminster home, you’ll find a selection of new build homes in Kidderminster for sale with Wain Homes across our developments in and around the area.
20 schools rated as either “Outstanding” or “Good” by Ofsted
Great transport links, with direct trains to Birmingham and Worcester
The town is blessed with some fantastic green open spaces
Birmingham Airport is around an hour’s drive away in Solihull
Plenty of attractions in the town and on its doorstep
WHY KIDDERMINSTER IS A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE
It’s no surprise that more and more families are choosing to call Kidderminster home. The town that was once made famous for quality woven carpets is now a vibrant hub with much to offer residents.
Families with school age children are well served by the primary and secondary schools in and around Kidderminster. In fact, there are 20 schools in the town rated either as “Outstanding” or “Good” by Ofsted. The one “Outstanding” school is Wilden All Saints CofE Primary School, whilst the “Good” schools include St. Ambrose Catholic Primary, Holy Trinity School and St. George’s CofE School. Birmingham University is also close by.
Residents of Kidderminster have the opportunity to enjoy green open spaces with a selection of parks in and around the town. The best of which is Brinton Park, which has recently undergone a £2.4million redevelopment. To really get out and explore nature, a trip to Habberley Valley Local Nature Reserve – and the Habberley Trail – is recommended. And for something a little closer to home, you can’t beat a stroll along the canal.
Family-friendly attractions in the area include the West Midland Safari Park, Wyre Forest Heritage Trail, the Severn Valley Railway, Harvington Hall and Hartlebury Castle. To really learn about Kidderminster’s heritage, make sure you visit the Carpet Museum.
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Kidderminster also has great transport links. The town has two railway stations, located just 50 metres apart. You can catch the direct train to Worcester in just 26 minutes, whilst the journey into Birmingham will take you around 45 minutes – both services run from Kidderminster station. If you head to Kidderminster Town station, you can hop on the famous Severn Valley Railway. A number of major A roads run into Kidderminster, connecting it with the rest of the Midlands. Birmingham Airport is also less than an hour’s drive from the town.
To make the move to Kidderminster, you can choose from the range of new homes in Kidderminster for sale with us at Wain Homes.
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