Berkhamsted is an attractive and vibrant market town, straddling the Grand Union Canal and bordering 5,000 acres of beautiful National Trust woodland, forming part of the Ashridge Estate. Of particular note and within a walk of the town centre, are the historic Berkhamsted Castle ruins, dating back to the 11th century.
Berkhamsted, and the surrounding area, provides various sporting facilities, including golf courses, all weather football pitches, tennis clubs and riding stables.
Berkhamsted has a number of popular and well recognised high performing primary and senior schools in both the State and Independent sectors.
Berkhamsted enjoys a variety of cafés and restaurants, as well as the renowned Art Deco Rex Cinema.
Berkhamsted boasts many independent and national retailers, as well as national supermarkets, including Waitrose, Marks and Spencer and Tesco.
Berkhamsted is ideally located for access to the M1 and M25 motorway networks and from Berkhamsted Station there is a fast train service, taking approximately 30 minutes, direct to London Euston.