Persimmon Homes

South West

Discover what living in one of our new homes in the South West is like. Use our guide to the key cities, famous landmarks, special landscapes and things to do as your starting point.

The glorious South West isn’t just for holidays. A new home in the South West is a pretty special place to live, with all the advantages on your doorstep that make it a great place to bring up a family, to work, and to embrace an outdoors lifestyle.

If you’re lucky enough to live here permanently, work and play come hand in hand in a region that’s blessed with coastlines and countryside to make sure that families have a ready-made work-life balance.

Rural doesn’t always mean remote and the South West’s vibrant cities and towns, along with its key transport routes, play a strong part in attracting business and creating opportunities.

Our new builds in South West England make the most of easy access to all that the area has to offer, and we give you a snapshot of all the great places where you can find your new home.

The South West’s counties

This sought after part of the UK includes Bristol, Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire. With beautiful countryside and stunning coastlines, you’ll be spoilt for choice.

Cities in the South West

History and heritage make Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Gloucester, Plymouth, Salisbury, Truro and Wells great cities to have on the doorstep.

Landmarks in the South West

You’ll not be short of ideas for days out in the South West. From Georgian Bath to pre-historic Stonehenge, from Plymouth’s historic waterfront to the iconic Bristol suspension bridge, from Salisbury cathedral – the proud owner of Britain’s tallest spire - to the extraordinary Glastonbury Tor.

Landscapes in the South West

There’s plenty of space for everyone in the Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks. Salisbury Plain covers 300 square miles, the Jurassic Coast stretches for 95 miles, and the New Forest takes in over 200 square miles.