New homes in Thame
Live the life
Located in Oxfordshire between Aylesbury and Oxford, Thame is a quaint market town surrounded by beautiful countryside yet within commuting distance of London. Whether you’re shopping at the local farmer's’ market, enjoying a country walk or spotting wildlife at nearby nature reserves, there’s something for everyone close to your new home in Thame.
Things to see and do
Thame town centre is home to regular farmer’s markets, along with tearooms and independent shops, while there are a number of annual events held in the town including Thame Food Festival and Towersey Festival.
If you like discovering local history, you can visit the National Trust property Waddesdon Manor, while families will enjoy days out at Oak Farm Animal Park, Cuttle Brook Nature Reserve, Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway and
Sports fans can watch local teams play at Thame Town Cricket Club and Chinnor Rugby Club, or practice their swing at Oxfordshire Golf Club. Other places of interest include The Players Theatre and Thame Museum, while the Midsomer Murder Trail is a walking route to discover the filming locations of the classic TV show.
For families moving to the town, it’s good to know there are a number of excellent schools to choose from in the local area. St Andrew’s Church of England Primary School, Haddenham St Mary's Church of England School, Lord Williams’s School and Waddesdon Church of England School are all rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted, while older children and adults can study for a degree at the University of Oxford, the University of Bedfordshire, Oxford Brookes University and Ruskin College Oxford, all within commuting distance of Thame.
Getting to Thame
Thame is well-connected by road and rail, with the M40 nearby and the local station providing regular services to London. From London, the journey to Thame takes around 45 minutes by train. The drive from Aylesbury takes just 20 minutes, while the car journey from Oxford takes 30 minutes depending on traffic.
If you’re going on holiday or travelling abroad for business, you can get to London Heathrow Airport in just 40 minutes from your new home in Thame, ideal for a quick and easy start to your trip.