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Your new home in Wombwell is surrounded by scenic countryside and green spaces. Nearby attractions such as Wombwell Woods and Wombwell Park offer opportunities for outdoor recreation, leisurely walks, cycling and picnics. The Peak District National Park with its wide open space, pretty villages, reservoirs and nature reserves is just a short drive away.

Wombwell is ideally located within open green fields, in a triangle between the economic hubs of Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham. There are good transport links, with easy access to major roadways such as the A633 and A6195, connecting the town to nearby cities and towns – plus a train station for easy commutes. With a strong sense of community, residents often coming together for events, activities, and local initiatives, your new home in Wombwell offers all the benefits of rural living, with job opportunities, shopping and big nights out, right on your doorstep.

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Living in Wombwell

Transport links straight from your new house

Your new home in Wombwell is on the A6195 which joins the M1 at Tankersley. To the north, the A635 connects you to Barnsley, Doncaster and the A1(M). By car, it usually takes around 15 minutes to drive into Barnsley, 20 minutes to Rotherham and just over 30 minutes to Sheffield. Your new build home in Wombwell has a train station with services to Huddersfield every hour and twice hourly to Sheffield. Want to jet off? The nearest international airports are Robin Hood Airport at Doncaster (16 miles) and Leeds/Bradford Airport (26 miles).

Schooling and shopping from your new Wombwell home

Your new home in Wombwell has everything you need including three primary schools within walking distance, two of which have been rated as Outstanding by Ofsted. The Netherwood Academy is the local secondary school. There are sports clubs, parks and green spaces all around the town. There's a theatre and a library, and you can pick up any essentials at the small supermarket, dine in the pub or grab a takeaway. For a bigger day out shopping, Barnsley or Sheffield has acres of shops.

The great outdoors from your home in Wombwell

As well as the local RSPB reserve for a family outing, Westwood Country Park and Wharncliffe Wood are lovely places to visit on the way to the Peak District National Park’s Broomhead Reservoir. The delightfully named hamlet of Wigtwizzle leads up to the open moorland beyond.

New build homes in South Yorkshire

Persimmon Homes has a number of new build houses in Wombwell and new builds in South Yorkshire including new homes in Barnsley and Doncaster. To find out more about our available properties in your area, see our list of Persimmon developments below…