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Blyth has a rich maritime history dating back centuries. The once bustling port town, heavily involved in the shipbuilding, coal mining, and fishing industries, is now a strategic hub for renewable energy development, bringing jobs and prosperity to the area.

Aside from its green spaces, beautiful beaches and coastal scenery, your new home in Blyth has the South Beach Retail Centre and the Blyth Valley Retail Park as well as a choice of supermarkets, for great shopping. There’s a good range of schools and adult learning centres, as well as GPs, dentists and the Blyth Community Hospital - all close to your new build. Blyth is a beautiful place to live, with great views over the North Sea and the Cheviots, and has a bright future ahead.

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Living in Blyth

Great shops close to your new house

Blyth has good town centre shopping with a number of high street and independent shops. There are a good range of supermarkets, close to your new build, with the Blyth Valley Retail Park and South Beach Retail Centre providing shopping, entertainments and eateries under one roof.

Your new home in Blyth has a great selection of pubs, restaurants and takeaways. Whether you’re looking for a harbour front pub to enjoy fish and chips, a takeaway within walking distance of your new house, or somewhere to meet up with friends and family for a big night out, Blyth has it all! Of course, for all the shops and venues of a major city, you could also make the quick 14-mile journey down to Newcastle.

Your new home packed with entertainments

The wide and inviting South Beach is a delight in the warmer months, with colourful beach huts, tempting eateries and a playground. Also close to your new build is Ridley Park, a popular open space with a water play area, tennis and bowls green and a café. If you’re feeling a bit windswept, head inland to Attlee Park, Dene Park or Humford Woods, all great spots for a stroll or dog walk. Continue further west from your new home in Blyth and you’ll reach Plessey Woods Country Park, a peaceful haven of streams and woodland walks with a playground.

New home, new schools

When you choose a new build home in Blyth, you're spoilt for choice with schools. Primary schools include St Wilfrids RC, Newsham and New Delaval and The Dales School all with excellent ratings from Ofsted.  Meanwhile, not far from your new build home, older pupils can attend Bede Academy or Blyth Academy, both of which have well-regarded Sixth Forms.

Great journeys from home

Blyth sits just off the A189, which leads south to Newcastle city centre (14 miles) and north to Ashington (8 miles). Your new build in Blyth is just eight miles from the A1, a major route that leads up to Edinburgh (105 miles) and down to Durham (35 miles).

For rail travel, your new home in Blyth is just six miles away from the Cramlington railway station with easy travel to Morpeth (8 minutes), Hexham (55 minutes) via Newcastle-upon-Tyne (13 minutes). Getting away from your new home in Blyth is also straightforward with Newcastle International Airport less than half an hour's drive away.

New builds in Blyth for sale

Persimmon Homes has a number of new 2-bed, 3-bed and 4-bed houses available in Blyth and new builds in Northumberland including new homes in Cramlington and Morpeth.  To find out more about our new properties in your area, see our list of Persimmon developments below…