Leyland is a town in South Ribble in Lancashire. It is just six miles from Preston, 35 miles from Manchester and around 32 miles from Liverpool. With a population of just shy of 40,000 people, it continues to be a popular place to live.
At Wain Homes, you’ll find a range of new build homes for sale in Leyland across our developments in and around the area.
Voted as one of the top 10 friendliest places to live in the UK
South Ribble hailed by Channel 4 as the top place to live in the country
8 schools rated as “Outstanding” by Ofsted in and around Leyland
Fantastic countryside walks on its doorstep
Great transport links across the North West
WHY LEYLAND IS A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE
Both Leyland and South Ribble are becoming popular places to live for both young people and families. The town itself was voted as one of the top 10 friendliest places in the UK, whilst the wider area has been acclaimed as the best place to live in the country by Channel 4. And if you ask residents of Leyland, it’s easy to see why.
Leyland has a range of quality schools, with eight rated as “Outstanding” by Ofsted. They include Leyland Methodist Infant School, Moss Side Primary School, Euxton Primrose Hill Primary School and St. Mary’s Catholic Primary School Euxton. The University of Central Lancashire has a campus close by in Preston, whilst the universities based in Manchester and Liverpool are just a short journey away.
If you enjoy getting out and exploring the great outdoors, you won’t be disappointed for things to do in Leyland. Worden Park is a large countryside park with great facilities and woodland walks, with other options close by including Yarrow Valley Country Park, Cuerden Valley Country Park and Beacon Fell. Other family-friendly attractions in the area include Indoor Karting in Preston and the zoo at Turbary Woods.
You’ll also find a range of amenities including plenty of supermarkets, pubs and shops in the town, whilst high-street shopping is close by in Preston.
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Residents of Leyland are well served by a range of transport links. Preston is just six minutes away on the direct train, whilst direct services into Manchester and Liverpool both take just over 45 minutes. The M6 motorway is close by, connecting Leyland with the rest of the North West and the wider motorway network in the UK. Both Liverpool John Lennon Airport and Manchester Airport are less than 30 miles away.
If you want to call Leyland home, we have a selection of new build homes in Leyland for sale at Wain Homes.
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