Rich in Lancastrian culture, Preston has a friendly, small-town feel even though it’s actually a city. Its closeness is perfect for popping out to the shops or a great bar or restaurant. This makes one of our new homes in Preston the perfect place to start your next chapter.
In Preston you’ll find a bustling high street with St George’s Shopping Centre at the heart of the city. Alternatively, you can head for the marina at Mariner’s Way to find a retail park and cinema complex, along with a number of restaurants.
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Preston has a number of shopping options, including a weekly market, as well as entertainment centres including cinemas and bowling alleys. There are plenty of parks that are ideal for walking the dog or taking a stroll with the family. The surrounding countryside of neighbouring Ashton-on-Ribble offers a number of scenic walking routes and golf courses, while Preston also has the Guild Wheel. This is a 21 mile long cycle route that circles the city, passing through the quaint villages on the outskirts along the way.
The M55 connects Preston with the Fylde coast and the coastal resort of Lytham-St-Annes. The M6 provides links to Blackburn, Bolton, Manchester and Lancaster. Preston train station has services to a wide range of destinations, including Manchester, the Lake District and Glasgow Central. The nearest large airports can be found in Manchester and Liverpool John Lennon Airport.
There are a few new developments from Morris Homes to look at if you're thinking of buying a new build home in Lancashire. We also have schemes like Help to Buy and Part Exchange to consider, giving you maximum choice when you're buying your dream home.