The home of gingerbread, which has been baked in the town for 200 years
There are six primary schools in the town rated as “good” by Ofsted
Market Drayton is within 40 miles of three international airports
A good road network with Birmingham, Liverpool and Manchester easily accessible
Many cycle routes and canal towpaths are ideal for families who enjoy the outdoors
WHY MARKET DRAYTON IS A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE
Market Drayton is one of the top 10 safest towns to live in Shropshire making it a great option for families to call home. Coupled with the fact that there are six primary schools in the area rated as “good” by Ofsted, means it continues to grow in popularity amongst parents with small children.
The town is also perfectly placed for locals to enjoy country living. There are many green open spaces in and around the area, including Market Drayton Picnic Area on the banks of the River Tern and the Walkmill Meadows Local Nature Reserve. As well as a number of cycle routes and canal towpaths that are ideal for family walks, with or without a dog.
Residents of Market Drayton can also easily travel to Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool due to the M6 being just 15 miles from the town, and the M54 20 miles away. There are also three international airports just 40 miles away – Manchester Airport, Liverpool Airport and Birmingham Airport.
As the home of gingerbread, and with a bustling social scene and much in the way of small independent shops, it continues to be a popular Shropshire town.
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Market Drayton is home to a thriving independent business network. Many bigger companies such as Müller Dairy & Culina Logistics, also offer employment in the area.
Sports fans will enjoy Hawkstone Park Golf Club (voted as one of the best golf courses in the world), as well as top-level football played in nearby Birmingham, Liverpool, Wolverhampton and Manchester.
If you want to call Market Drayton home, you’ll find a range of properties for sale in Market Drayton with Wain Homes.
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