Our guide to living in Tring

Quaint Tring lies between the picturesque Chiltern Hills, a designated area of outstanding natural beauty. Perfect for those looking for a rural retreat that still has a manageable commute to Central London, Tring is only 30 miles away – or roughly 40 minutes – from London stations.



Tring has a varied mix of typical high street shops and supermarkets such as M&S and Tescos, and unique independent retailers. The High Street has many family-run, independent cafes, bars, restaurants and boutique shops that are worth a visit. Unlike most towns they even have a traditional ironmonger! A famous market town, Tring holds Farmers’ Markets every month on a Friday.



Tring has a range of sought-after state schools, including Tring School and Goldfield Infants’ and Nursery School.

Grammar school access can be achieved from Tring if the child passes the 11+ or 12+, the closest grammar school being Aylesbury Grammar. Tring also has Tring Park School for the Performing Arts – an independent school specialising in acting, dance and musical theatre.



Tring has a strong local market but also attracts buyers from North London looking for the balance of green spaces and convenient transport links into the city.

Tring has a real range of properties, from spacious Victorian terraces to houses dating back to the 1500s. Tring also has modern family homes, often featuring interesting architecture.

A particularly popular area is The Grove, nearby to both Tring School and the station. The town is also beginning to be more popular for young professional renters.



With the Chiltern Hills on your doorstep, it’s very easy to get out to the countryside from Tring. For commuters, Tring is serviced by a frequent train service to London Euston and Milton Keynes. Tring is easily reachable by car from London via the A41 connecting the town to the M24 and M1.