Parks of Distinction




Wyre Vale Park in Garstang is an exclusive residential community comprising 134 homes nestled within a sprawling 13-acre landscape. Each home is equipped with full mains services, ensuring a comfortable and convenient living experience. The park has garnered recognition with numerous awards, including the esteemed Gold David Bellamy Conservation Award, making it the second longest-standing winner of this accolade among residential parks in the UK.


Ideally situated near the charming market town of Garstang, residents of Wyre Vale can indulge in a variety of activities such as shopping, golf, fishing, birdwatching, and picturesque walks along the nearby fells, river, and canalsides. The park's strategic location also provides easy access to prominent destinations, including the Lake District, the Forest of Bowland, and the Fylde Coast.


As an added benefit, purchasers of new homes at Wyre Vale receive a complimentary 12-month off-peak membership to the adjacent Acresfield Health Club & Spa. This facility offers stunning leisure amenities, and all homeowners have the option to continue their membership at a discounted rate. Even without membership, residents can enjoy the on-site bistro, hair studio, spa, and participate in regular social events, fostering a vibrant and inclusive community atmosphere. Wyre Vale Park is not just a residential haven but a lifestyle choice that combines nature, leisure, and community living.

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Lodge Park is a charming and exclusive residential community consisting of 41 homes, nestled within approximately 2.25 acres of serene surroundings. This small, select park is ideally situated in a quiet residential area, offering residents a peaceful retreat while remaining conveniently close to the center of the market town of Garstang. Whether by car or bus, the town's amenities are easily accessible.


The majority of the homes at Lodge Park boast two bedrooms and are economically heated by mains gas, providing both comfort and efficiency for residents. One distinctive feature of this community is the residents' passion for gardening, which has led to Lodge Park being recognized with the prestigious classification of "Outstanding" in the North West In Bloom – Neighbourhood Awards.


As an added benefit, homeowners at Lodge Park have the opportunity to enjoy discounted membership to the nearby Acresfield Health Club & Spa, providing access to a range of leisure facilities. This further enhances the quality of life for residents, fostering a sense of well-being and community. Lodge Park stands out as a special residential enclave, offering a harmonious blend of tranquility, community spirit, and convenient access to both nature and town amenities.






 Gawthorpe Edge is a stunning residential park nestled in a woodland setting, adjacent to the National Trust-owned estate of Gawthorpe Hall. Encompassing approximately 15 acres, this beautiful park offers 105 retirement homes, each benefiting from mains services, including mains gas, water, and electricity. Residents have the flexibility to choose their gas and electricity suppliers, while water services are provided and charged by United Utilities. 


The park's prime location allows residents to enjoy the tranquility of the woodland surroundings while being just a short walk from the center of Padiham. The town provides convenient access to a range of amenities, including shops, supermarkets, and a leisure center. Gawthorpe Edge is also well-connected, being situated on the main bus route and just a two-minute drive from the M65 motorway. A few additional minutes of travel lead to the center of Burnley, offering further urban conveniences.


Beyond the immediate amenities, residents of Gawthorpe Edge can relish the idyllic East Lancashire countryside, providing a picturesque backdrop for their retirement. With the perfect blend of natural beauty, accessibility to local facilities, and a serene woodland atmosphere, Gawthorpe Edge stands out as an ideal location for those looking to enjoy a peaceful and fulfilling retirement.





Holiday home ownership at Merlewood Country Park offers a picturesque retreat for relaxation and tranquility, surrounded by the scenic beauty of Lancashire. Nestled on a hillside, Merlewood provides panoramic views of the River Wyre and the hills beyond, creating a stunning backdrop for your getaway. With 140 pitches developed exclusively for privately owned Caravan Holiday Homes, the park now boasts an extended season, welcoming guests from March 1st to February 1st each year.


The park offers a range of modern Holiday Homes that prioritize quality, comfort, and excellent value for money. With an extended season, you and your loved ones can revel in the freedom of owning a second home in the heart of the Fylde Coast, where choices abound.


A unique feature of Merlewood is the privileged membership to the Acresfield Health Club & Spa, just a 10-minute drive away. Holiday home owners enjoy access to the superb facilities, including a swimming pool, state-of-the-art gym, badminton courts, spa treatments, a hair studio, and a bistro serving delicious homemade meals and specialty teas and coffees. Guest and children’s passes are also available, ensuring that everyone can partake in the leisure.

Whether you seek peace and quiet, entertainment, outdoor leisure, shopping, dog walking, canal boat excursions, or cultural experiences like attending a show, Merlewood is conveniently situated near a variety of facilities, social activities, and areas of natural beauty. As a family-owned park, you can expect a warm and friendly welcome at Merlewood, making it a perfect home away from home for your holiday retreat.