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Welcome to your new home in the lush rolling hills of the north Pennines. Colne, which was once a traditional Lancashire mill town with the special landscapes and landmarks of industries past - is now a magnet for foodies looking for delicious and unique produce, heritage vegetables and delicious delicacies in the delis, cafes and pubs. Aside from food, your new home in Colne also has a stunning 19 music venues, making it really punch above its weight for nights out and great entertainments.

Colne hosts a number of festivals and events throughout the year, so from your new property, you could get involved with the Colne Grand Prix, the Great British Rhythm & Blues Festival, and the Pendle Beer Festival. A new home in Colne puts these events and opportunities right on your doorstep and provides a ready-made work-life balance, with easy commutes to nearby Burnley, Blackburn, Bradford and Halifax.

Living in Colne

Artisan bakers to Asda superstores

The beauty of your new home in Colne is the variety of shops. You can shop local in the town centre, with artisan bakers, exotic delis, butchers and even an old fashioned sweet shop, all close to your new home. Colne also has a good variety of mainstream, convenience stores and almost every national supermarket. From your new property, Colne will leave you spoilt for choice!

Great schools on the doorstep

Your new build home in Colne has a great selection of six primary schools in the town and a further three in the local area. For secondary age pupils, there are three high schools in Colne: Colne Primet Academy, Park High School and the FisherMore RC High School. If you're looking for further education, Nelson and Colne College of Further Education has post-16 education as well as AS-levels, A-levels, BTEC and City & Guilds qualifications.

Your new home in Bronte country

You can aim high from your new build in Colne, with local high spots including Boulsworth Hill, Noyna Hill and the famous (or infamous) Pendle Hill. You are a stone’s throw from Bronte Country with the world-famous village of Haworth just 11 miles away. A little further afield, beyond Skipton, you can head right off the beaten track into the stunning landscape of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Great walking, biking and climbing are on your doorstep when you buy a new house in Colne. 

Road links close to your new build

The M65 starts life on the western edge of town, creating an easy link to the larger towns of Accrington (13 miles) and Blackburn (28 miles). It continues all the way west till it joins the M6 below Preston, approximately 30 miles away. Your new home is close to the A682 which is an alternative route into Nelson (2.5 miles) and Burnley (6 miles) and heads north to Gisburn (9 miles) where it joins the A59 Preston to York road. Your new build in Colne is also close to the A56 which is the town’s link with Skipton (13 miles), over the border in North Yorkshire. Colne’s railway station is at the end of the East Lancashire railway line, with services that link to Blackpool (2 hours), Preston (1 hour 15), Blackburn (48 minutes) and Burnley (29 minutes). There are frequent bus services between Colne and Burnley. Leeds Bradford Airport is an hour’s drive away, via the A6068.

New build homes Colne

Persimmon Homes has a number of new houses for sale in Colne, Lancashire and new homes in Clitheroe and Blackburn. To find out more about our new properties in your area, see our list of Persimmon developments below…