The Woodlands is located in the north of Skelmersdale, in the popular area of Birch Green. Despite being close the fantastic countryside, everything you need to make everyday living easy and convenient is close to home.
There’s a small shopping precinct a short walk away. A Post Office, mini-market, chip shop, deli, hairdressers, pharmacy and more are here. A mile and half away there’s a large Asda superstore and a Bannatyne Health Club. Less than 3 miles from your door is the Concourse Shopping Centre. With nearly 100 stores, places to eat, a bustling market hall and events throughout the year, there’s always lots to do here.
If you fancy a little fresh air, there’s lots to explore all year around. At nearby Beacon Country Park, there’s over 300 acres of stunning open countryside and woodland. Take one of the many guided walks and discover the natural beauty of the area or come along and enjoy the great exhibitions and craft fairs.
With the countryside on your doorstep and great amenities close to home, The Woodlands is the perfect location for growing families. There’s a good choice of schools nearby too. St James’ Catholic Primary School and St Michaels Church of England Primary School is a few minute’s walk away. For older children, Lathom High School is 1.5 miles away. West Lancashire College is also just 1.5 miles from the development.
The modern and vibrant Liverpool city centre is just 17 miles away. Whether you’re looking for shopping heaven at Liverpool One, award-winning restaurants, fantastic entertainment or you want to explore the city’s rich industrial and musical history, there’s so much to do here.
If you fancy a day out that’s even wilder, Knowsley Safari Park is less than half an hour away. The 5 mile long wild animal safari is the longest in the UK and home to over 750 amazing animals.
If spending time by the sea is more your thing, visit Southport. It’s less than 15 miles away there’s over 22 miles of golden beaches to enjoy, plus lots of attractions for all the family. Or why not explore Formby? The National Trust protected coastline has miles a beautiful sandy beaches and sand dunes, surrounded by stunning pine woodland.
The Woodlands is only a few minute’s drive from junction 4 of the M58. Head west for Liverpool or east for Wigan and junction 26 of the M6. Nearby Parbold Railway Station is just 2.5 miles and offers regular services to Southport, Manchester and Leeds.