Local area guides

Bridgfords has built up a vast array of knowledge in the many area's it covers across the UK. So we decided to create unique area guides to help you in your decision of where to buy your new home, look through our vast selection of area guides below:


North Yorkshire

North Yorkshire is Yorkshire’s most beautiful county – while York is England's most-visited city outside London. There’s room for you to live here, too. Our handy Area Guide should help you decide.


West Yorkshire

West Yorkshire is peppered with scenic valleys plus the hills of the Pennines. If you’re seeking a scenic residential location, the county just might have something special for you. Find out more.



Derbyshire’s stunning natural scenery includes the Peak District National Park and the lovely National Forest. There’s plenty of room for you, too, if you decide to make it your next home. Read more.



Think of Merseyside – and you can’t help but imagine The Beatles in their heyday. But these days the county has much more going for it than you might think. Find out what in our exclusive Area Guide.



Staffordshire is literally a treasure trove – after Britain’s largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold was discovered there. The county could also host your next valuable property investment…assess the likelihood with our exclusive Area Guide.



Cheshire is a prosperous county in northwest England bordering Merseyside, Greater Manchester, Derbyshire, Staffordshire, Shropshire and Wales. Its county town is Chester; its largest town is Warrington


Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester hosts what is informally known as Britain’s second city. It’s a dream business location and a creative powerhouse. It could also be your next home. Find out more.


Tyne and Wear

Guarded by ‘The Angel of the North’, Tyne and Wear offers cultural attractions, quayside cities and North Sea beaches. It might also offer your next property. Check our Area Guide to find out more. 


County Durham

You probably know County Durham as the home of majestic Durham Cathedral, one of Britain’s most recognisable landmarks. Could it also be the location of your next home? Check out our guide.



The Red Rose of Lancaster represents Lancashire, a county featuring several Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Could you make a home there? Let us help you decide.

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