New Homes in High Wycombe
Live the life
Located in Buckinghamshire just a short commute from London, High Wycombe is a bustling place to live, with lots to see and do in the town and beyond. If you want to be surrounded by countryside yet within easy reach of town-centre amenities and the capital, a new home in High Wycombe could be the right choice for you and your family.
Things to see and do
High Wycombe is the biggest town in Buckinghamshire, home to the Eden Centre shopping mall and a regular high street market. If you prefer getting out in the great outdoors, you can go for a walk in the Chiltern Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, visit the gardens at Cliveden or enjoy an afternoon at the Colne Valley Regional Park.
If you’re moving to the area with children, they’ll love visiting Bekonscot Model Village, meeting the animals at Odds Farm Park and learning more about their favourite author at The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre in nearby Great Missenden. Legoland Windsor is only a short drive away, ideal for action-packed days out.
For a day out with a difference, you can go underground at Hellfire Caves or explore the stately home at the National Trust’s West Wycombe Park. Other places of interest in the town include Wycombe Museum, Wycombe Rye Lido and Wycombe Heights Golf Centre.
For families moving to the area, it’s good to know there are lots of ‘outstanding’ schools in and around the town, including Chepping View Primary Academy, The Downley School, Wycombe High School, The Royal Grammar School and John Hampden Grammar School. Wycombe Abbey School, Pipes Corner School and The Jam Academy theatre school are all independent.
If your older children want to study for a degree without going far from home, Buckinghamshire New University has a campus in the town.
Getting to High Wycombe
High Wycombe is well-connected by both road and rail, being located just north of the M40 and with regular train services into London and beyond. The town is just 30 minutes from London Marylebone by train, while the drive from central London takes around one hour depending on traffic. The journey from Oxford takes 40 minutes by car or 45 minutes by train, while the journey from Slough takes just 25 minutes by car.
If you’re going on holiday, Heathrow Airport is only a 25-minute drive away via the M40 and M25, with flights to destinations right across the globe.