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Guide to Berkhamsted

Berkhamsted is an historic town in the west of Hertfordshire, located close to the border of Buckinghamshire. Situated just off the A41 between Hemel Hempstead and Tring, other nearby towns include Chesham, Amersham, Aylesbury, High Wycombe and the cathedral city of St Albans.

Other features of the town include the Grand Junction Canal which runs parallel to the High Street; the parish church of St Peter’s; and the British Film Institute’s National Archive at King’s Hill, one of the largest film and television archives in the world.


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zzzzThe town offers a wide choice of sporting activities – the popular sports centre has a gym, swimming pool, a range of racket sports and much more. For the golf enthusiast, there are many golf courses nearby including Berkhamsted Golf Club, Stocks Golf Club, Little Hay Golf Complex, Chiltern Forest Golf Club and Chartridge Golf Course. The nearby National Trust property, Ashridge Estate, has 5,000 acres of varied countryside with a wealth of wildlife and interesting walks, including the ancient path along the main ridge of the Chiltern Hills.

There are excellent schools. Ashlyns School is a secondary school with status as a specialist language college and Berkhamsted School is a leading co-educational boarding and day school for children aged 3-18.

Berkhamsted has excellent rail links with the north to Birmingham and with the south to London Euston. The town is well positioned for access to the M1, M25 and M40 motorways. A good bus service also operates to all major nearby towns.

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