New Homes in Menston
Make the move
The village of Menston in West Yorkshire is a great choice for a new home.
With lovely countryside and great transport links into Leeds, Bradford and Ilkley mean you can enjoy the best of both worlds.
Things to see and do
The village has several local facilities including shops and a parish church, and there are several events and festivals held throughout the year; both here and in the surrounding areas.
Bradford, the curry capital of England, is just nine miles away. Here you can eat a variety of Asian cuisine at one of the city’s many restaurants, and visit attractions such as the impressive cathedral, City Park with its 100 fountains, laser lights and water effects and Little Germany to uncover Victorian Bradford. As the first UNESCO City of Film, you can discover the city’s great filming destinations, or head onto the moors surrounding Bradford.
The spa town of Ilkley is within easy reach of Menston. Found in the Wharfe Valley, the town features great restaurants, shops and tearooms, alongside lovely countryside.
Leeds is also easily accessible when living in Menston. Here you can discover great shopping, history and attractions. Highlights include the Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds City Museum and Leeds Art Gallery. Shopping can be found at the Victoria Quarters Grade II arcades, the Leeds Corn Exchange, with a selection of boutiques and independent stores, and Trinity Leeds with various shops, cafes and eateries.
There are a number of schools in Menston’s surrounding areas, and the Universities of Bradford and Leeds are also close by.
Menston has good transport links by car, road and rail. With easy access to the A65, the village is ten miles from Leeds and nine miles from Bradford.
Menston railway station is serviced by the Wharfedale line, and has direct trains into Leeds (19 minutes), Bradford (21 minutes) and Ilkley (12 minutes). From Leeds you can get connections to destinations across the UK, including London in two hours and 16 minutes, Manchester in 49 minutes and Liverpool in one hour and 24 minutes.
Those travelling by air will find Leeds Bradford Airport just 15 minutes away.