The best park homes in Lancashire

The Best Park Homes in Lancashire

Posted by Sell My Group in Buying a Park Home, April 19, 2020

There are plenty of great residential park homes for sale in Lancashire. If you are choosing a park home in Lancashire, you will want to choose the right park for your park home. The average stay of a park homeowner is 16,5 years. So choosing the right residential park is something you will want to get exactly right.

In this post, we will highlight the best residential parks that Lancashire has to offer. We will also be featuring towns and places close to these recommended parks. From countryside and canals to miles of coastline, there is something wonderful about the county of Lancashire.

In short, if you are are looking for the best residential parks in Lancashire for your park home, you will love this guide.

What are the Best Residential Parks in Lancashire?

Buying a park home maybe one of the biggest financial transactions you make in your lifetime. But it is important to buy your dream Lancashire park home on a park that best suits your needs.

Luckily, Sell My Group has done the hard work for you and researched the best residential parks in Lancashire. On the back of this, Sell My Group launched the Recommended Park scheme recognising excellence in parks and those that we have found to be trusted by buyers. Parks that are part of this scheme will also show the Sell My Group Recommended Park badge. You can see further details of the scheme by clicking here. Below is a list of residential parks that are part of the Recommended Parks in Lancashire. You can contact Sell My Group for a viewing on any of these parks by emailing or ring 03333 445014;

1.Alderlee Park, Scarisbrick

This is a relatively small residential park with thirty one pitches. Because of the size of Alderlee Park, there is usually only a limited number of park homes available for sale at any one time. However, with further development of plots by the owners, new park homes do become available.

Located in Scarisbrick, Alderlee Park is a hidden gem in a rural location. But just two miles away from this peaceful and quiet park is the seaside town of Southport. You can read further details of Southport below.

The park is owned and ran by Turning Lane Farm. The farm has been owned by the same family for 150 years. Alderlee Park is a member of the British Holiday and Home Parks Association (BH&HPA). The association is open to both residential and holiday parks. Membership requirements of the BH&HPA are that parks are run in a fit and proper manner.

Alderlee Park Location

Although Alderlee Park is in a semi-rural location, it’s conveniently located for bus stops on the main road (the A570). The bus routes travel to Ormskirk, Liverpool and Southport.

Along with well-connected bus routes, Alderlee Park is close to motorway links. The M58 motorway is a short distance by car from Alderlee park and provides a link to the M6.

If you are looking for a park home in Lancashire in a quiet, rural residential park this could be the one for you. Ideal place for those that want to relax and enjoy retirement.

The minimum age of those who wish to live on the park is 55 years old. You can view the park homes that are for sale on the park along with the rules by clicking onto the link below.

Alderlee Park residential park homes

2. Burlingham Park, Cabus, Garstang

Located in Cabus, Burlingham Park is only half a mile away from the popular market town of Garstang. You can see details of Garstang further along in this post. Burlingham Park is a family run park with an on-site office that is open six days a week.

The park has had an on-going program of redevelopment by the current owners. This includes a series of newly laid roads and an additional car park at the top of the park. There is also on-going redevelopment of plots, with new park homes available from the leading manufacturers. Because of the size of the park, there will also usually be a small number of used park homes for sale.

This is a well ran park by the family owners. The park is well designed with wide roads and guest parking in the centre of the park.

Burlingham Park Location

One of the many features of Burlingham Park is the location. Located just bu the A6 on Cockerham Road. The M6 motorway is just over five miles away. Just under thirty miles away from the Park is the Lake District National Park. This is a stunning World Heritage Site. For anyone wanting to access the wider area, Burlingham Park is a great park to live.

Burlingham Park is a member of the British Holiday and Home Parks Association. Residents of the park must be 50 years and over. The park benefits from mains gas and pets are welcome.

You can view the park homes that are for sale on the park and look at the rules by clicking on the link below.

Burlingham Park residential park homes

3. Carr Bridge Park, Blackpool

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Park homes in Lancashire; Carr Bridge Park, Blackpool

A well established and popular residential park, Carr Bridge park enjoys a strong community spirit. Because of the size of this well laid out park, there will always be a selection of used park homes for sale. However, there are no plans for any new park homes.

Carr Bridge is located on the outskirts of Blackpool and is convenient for the M55 motorway. The park is just four miles from Blackpool town centre. Which is easily accessed from the bus stop just outside the park on Preston New Road. The park is conveniently located not just for Blackpool but Kirkham, Poulton, St.Annes and Lytham.

If you are looking for preloved park homes in Lancashire that is close to the M55 motorway, Carr Bridge is ideal. With it’s close proximity to so many towns, the park is one to view.

Carr Bridge is open to residents aged 55 and over. Dogs are not allowed. Click below to see current homes for sale and the latest park rules.

Carr Bridge Park residential park homes

4. Cuerden Residential Park, Leyland

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Park homes in Lancashire; Cuerden Residential Park, Leyland

A large and well laid out park, Cuerden Residential Park has a ring road that encircles the park with roads running off. The park consists of over 180 park homes and has full mains gas services, electricity, water and drainage.

The park is situated in a rural location. However, the M6 motorway is only a few miles away. Leyland train station is less than two miles away. Leyland town centre is 1.9 miles from the park, with the park having a bus stop just outside the entrance.

The highlight of the park is all the amenities on offer. These amenities include a Post Office and residents lounge with a licensed bar. Residence events are also organised including coffee mornings, bingo, quiz nights and bringing in musical artists. If you are looking for amenities in your park, Cuerden Residential Park would be difficult to compete with.

As some of the amenities on the park have been redeveloped by the park owners, so have some of the plots. You will find both new park homes made by the leading manufacturers for sale along with used park homes.

Cuerden Residential Park is a family run park and also a member of the British Holiday and Home Parks Association. The Park is exclusively for the Over 50s and is a pet-friendly park.

You can view the homes that are for sale and park rules by clicking onto the Cuerden Residential Park page below.

Cuerden Residential Park homes

5. Three Rivers Woodland Park, Clitheroe

Park homes in Lancashire; Three Rivers Woodland Park, Clitheroe

Three Rivers Park is located in the Ribble Valley. Set within twenty-two acres of its own forestry commission certified ancient woodland. The park is also within the Forest of Bowland. Designated as one of England’s thirty-six Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). The park is also just 2.3 miles away from the popular market town of Clitheroe. More about Clitheroe further along the post.

Three Rivers Park is a mixed license park, meaning there are both holiday homes and residential park homes on the park. For residential residents, this means they have the benefit of the facilities of the holiday park. Facilities at Three Rivers have been redeveloped by the park owners. These facilities include a cafe, bar, gym, clubhouse and swimming pool.

Three Rivers Park is a family run park with 72 residential park homes and plots. There are available both new residential park homes and used park homes. This is a pet-friendly park.

You can view homes that are for sale on the park by clicking onto the Three Rivers Park page below.

Three Rivers Woodland Park residential park homes

Why Buy A Residential Park Home in Lancashire?

Firstly, Lancashire has some of the best golf courses in the country. This includes two championship golf courses. Royal Lytham which has hosted two Ryder Cups and Royal Birkdale (near Southport) that has held more championships and international events than any other course since World War Two.

Lancashire also has some wonderful cities, towns and areas of natural beauty. Here we look at some of those towns and places to visit that are close to Sell My Groups Recommended Residential Parks.

Southport and Alderlee Park

Southport has a strong sense of community with a fine tradition of independent eateries and shops alongside national chains.

This seaside town has twenty-two miles of golden sand and its pier is over a kilometre long. As well as the beach and tree-lined boulevards, Southport has many parks and gardens,

Garstang and Burlingham Park

You may notice on the drive into Garstang the Fairtrade signs. Garstang is famous for being the worlds first Fairtrade town. The town enjoys a distinct character. This is evident by walking down Garstang high street with a wide range of independent cafes, restaurants and market stalls.

In addition, Garstang is conveniently located for both Preston and Lancaster. The centre of Manchester is less than an hour away along with the Lake District National Park only a little over thirty minutes away.

Lytham and Carr Bridge Park

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Located on the outskirts of Blackpool, Carr Bridge Residential Park is only nice minutes away by car from Lytham St.Annes. A cafe and restaurant town, with a strong heritage, Lytham even has its own microclimate.

A report was carried out by the Office for National Statistics on personal well-being and life satisfaction in 2019. For the report, 32,000 people were surveyed. The results showed that Lytham was the 5th highest for life satisfaction.

Like Garstang, leafy Lytham is proud of its independent cafes, restaurants and bars. There are also a host of events going on throughout the year like the 1940’s weekend. With Lytham Hall and Lytham Green for walks, you will always find something to do in Lytham.

Cuerden Valley Park and Cuerden Residential Park

Offering some stunning views, Cuerden Valley Park is a 650-acre working estate. Ran as a charity, the park is located on what was Cuerden Hall grounds. The park has some wonderful walks through woodland, open parkland and by the stream.

If you are visiting the park, the Visitor Centre which incorporates a cafe is a must-see. There is no cement or concrete in the construction of the visitor centre. The construction is a hybrid straw bale building.

Clitheroe and Three Rivers Woodland Park

Clitheroe, Lancashire

Clitheroe is a wonderful market town that has so many different things to offer. Seeped in history, the town is set in the picturesque Ribble Valley incorporating Bowland Fell. The town is an ideal springboard for those that enjoy walking and the countryside.

Whatever you enjoy, Clitheroe caters for all tastes. You can eat at Holmes Mill which is a Bistro, bar and grill. The complex also includes a cinema, a beer and food hall and the Spinning Block Hotel. This wonderful hotel featured in the Guardians top 20 new hotels in the UK.

For those that enjoy history, Clitheroe Castle was apparently the smallest Norman castle in England, and now houses a Museum and sixteen acres of landscaped gardens.

The Best Park Homes in Lancashire

Whether you decide to opt to for a used park home or a new park home it is well worth doing your homework first.

Our advice is to first find the residential park that suits you. Visit as many parks as you can. Each will have positives and negatives. Try speaking to residents if they are outside their homes and engage them in questions. They will be able to answer your questions better than anyone else about living on the park.

Wherever you decide to live and whichever park home you decide to buy, there are many great park homes in Lancashire. If you buy a new or used park home, living in a park home is a wonderful experience.