Chesham is in the Chiltern Hills, Buckinghamshire, England, 11 miles (18 km) southeast of the county town of Aylesbury. Nestled in the Chess Valley and surrounded by farmland, this picturesque town has excellent schools and facilities. It lies just 32 miles west of Central London with excellent connections via public transport and the major road network.
Life in the Chilterns
Chesham has a wealth of excellent schools, including Chiltern Hills Academy and Chesham Grammar school, rated Good and Outstanding respectively by Ofsted. Primary aged children are eligible to attend Chartridge Combined School, also rated Good.
In nearby Amersham are two further Outstanding grammar schools, Dr Challoner’s Girls and Dr Challoner’s Boys.
A typical Buckinghamshire market town, Chesham has a busy high street with independent shops and national retailers.
There are many lovely pubs and restaurants in the town and surrounding area including the characterful Queens Head and Black Horse.
Recreational facilities range from Chesham Moor Sports Centre and Chartridge Park Golf Club to the picturesque three-acre Meades Water Gardens and Chess river walk.
For cultural entertainment The Elgiva Theatre is a popular destination for exhibitions, workshops, cinema and more. The Drawing Room is a well known venue hosting art and live music events.
|Chartridge Combined School||1.8 miles||30 mins walk||6 mins drive||14 mins bus and walk|
|Chiltern Hills Academy||0.4 miles||9 mins walk||2 mins drive|
|Chesham Grammar School||1.6 miles||30 mins walk||5 mins drive||27 mins bus|
|Amersham||3.2 miles||11 mins drive||30 mins bus and walk|
|Central London||32 miles||1 hour 10 mins drive||1 hour underground|