Best Places To Live In South Yorkshire

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With over 1.3 million people calling South Yorkshire home, great transport links, fantastic education for all ages, and lots of green outdoor spaces. It's no surprise South Yorkshire is a popular place to live. Every year more people relocate away from city centres to find their perfect new home and lifestyle in South Yorkshire.

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Barnsley has many historical landmarks to experience, such as the Worsbrough Mill Museum and Country Park. The Museum and Park are open to the public for free with onsite parking and enthusiastic staff to guide you around the tour with real gems of information.

The town of Barnsley has had a huge cash injection including new developments such as new build homes providing much-needed housing for the growing population. The town has also had six million pound development of work at Capitol Park and The Glassworks. The Glassworks will have a large multi-screen cinema, dozens of shops, and places to eat and drink. The improvements will also provide many jobs within the area and support the local community based within the Glassworks project.

Those with younger families looking for new homes for sale in South Yorkshire should consider the numerous activities within the Barnsley area. A family favourite is Cannon Hall Farm, they have Europe's biggest tube maze on site, huge play areas, and countless animals that they take great care of year-round. The farm makes fresh bread and produce daily for their farm shop, a fantastic way to support your local community whilst enjoying a treat yourself.

Hatfield is a great location popular with commuters looking to find new houses for sale in South Yorkshire. With main train line journeys to London Bridge direct from Doncaster in under 2 hours, it’s becoming a great commuter hub. Hatfield is also home to Hatfield Outdoor Activity Centre, a great spot to enjoy at the weekend or to enjoy some fresh air. The Centre has an inflatable Aqua Park, paddle boarding, and boats available to hire as well as a camping site.

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We highly recommend Auckley as the destination for your new build home, a short drive from Doncaster City Centre. Auckley has numerous primary, junior, and secondary schools rated outstanding by OFSTED, there are several Universities within the area too. With great educational options within the area, this is another great area to look for new houses for sale in South Yorkshire.

Doncaster has extensive outdoor spaces, country parks, and communal playgrounds to be enjoyed. The Furlong Park development offers a great variety of new build homes to move into for those attracted to life in Doncaster. With its famous Doncaster Race track with regular horse racing events, live music events, and family fun days it encourages the local community to come together. It became famous in 1992 when it held the first Sunday Horse racing meet, which they still hold to this day.

Sheffield is one of the most popular places for people looking to buy new build homes in the North of England. Houses in Sheffield are nearly 75% cheaper than their London equivalent! You not only get fantastic friendly locals but you have countless local green areas to unwind and enjoy your spare time in. Due to the size of Sheffield, they have several major city links via public transport, you can get to Leeds in under an hour via train.

Sheffield is working towards having a lower carbon footprint with many small but impressive steps being made. They have a huge amount of cycle lanes and routes which you can also check out online if you are taking a leisurely bike ride or if you are looking to find a safer way to your place of work. Within a short distance from the main town of Sheffield is Waverley, which has extensive outdoor open areas to enjoy. For those who are looking for a new home in South Yorkshire that wants a quiet life surrounded by greenery but can still enjoy a lively town, this is a perfect location for you.

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