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About Chesham

Located in the picturesque Chess Valley along the Chiltern hills and surrounded by famland, Chesham is one of Buckinghamshire's most attractive towns.

Interesting & Historical Facts about Chesham

In the 19th century the town of Chesham in Buckinghamshire, used to be known for its 4 B's - boots, beer, brushes, and Baptists. Woodenware was a notable industry in the past too.

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Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire - 'The Boat' by the canal

Berkhamsted (18 Pictures) in the county of Hertfordshire

(4.0 miles, 6.4 km, direction NE of Chesham)

With so much to see and experience this fascinating little town makes the perfect destination for a relaxing weekend away from it all...

Chestnut walk, Boxmoor trustlands, Hemel Hempstead.

Hemel Hempstead (24 Pictures) in the county of Hertfordshire

(7.7 miles, 12.3 km, direction NE of Chesham)

Set in a delightful valley of the Chilterns, formed by the River Gade, the town is noted for its variety of old buildings which include the Norman church dedicated to St.Mary...

By the Canal at Rickmansworth

Rickmansworth (168 Pictures) in the county of Hertfordshire

(7.7 miles, 12.4 km, direction SE of Chesham)

This is a lovely old town where three rivers meet, it has lakes and watermeadows, and during the 20th-century was known for having one of the finest bathing lakes, close to.....

St Albans Cathedral

St Albans (54 Pictures) in the county of Hertfordshire

(12.1 miles, 19.5 km, direction E of Chesham)

One of the most pleasant parts of St.Albans is quaint Fishpond Street. The street derives it's name from a fishpond which lay nearby in medieval times where the monks used to fish...


Turville (45 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Buckinghamshire

(13.7 miles, 22.1 km, direction SW of Chesham)

This village is noted for its numerous appearances in memorable televisions shows such as The Vicar of Dibley and Midsomer Murders. Turville is the quintessential English.....

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Bekonscot Model Village, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire

Bekonscot Model Village (56 Pictures)

(6.8 miles, 11.0 km, direction S)

For many the idyll of rural life as it was in the 1930's has gone forever, but it's charm can be re-discovered at Bekonscot Model.....

Hughenden Manor

Hughenden Manor (21 Pictures)

(7.4 miles, 11.8 km, direction SW)

This was the home of Benjamin Disraeli(1804-81) who lived here with his wife from 1848 until his death in 1881. The couple loved.....

Coombe Hill, near High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Coombe Hill (4 Pictures)

(7.5 miles, 12.1 km, direction W)


West Wycombe Park (National Trust)

West Wycombe Park (4 Pictures)

(9.5 miles, 15.2 km, direction SW)

Perfectly preserved rococo landscape garden, surrounding a neo-classical mansion...

Whipsnade Wild Animal Park

Whipsnade Wild Animal Park (36 Pictures)

(9.9 miles, 15.9 km, direction N)

Where better to go for a great family day out than the zoo. Here, at Whipsnade, under the great open sky you can enjoy the.....

Tulips in Long Garden, Cliveden

Cliveden (78 Pictures)

(11.0 miles, 17.7 km, direction S)

This great house built for the Dukes of Buckinghamshire in the 1850's by Charles Barry overlooks the lovely wooded banks of the.....

Geese in Verulamium Park, St Albans, Hertfordshire.

Verulamium Park St Albans (12 Pictures)

(11.3 miles, 18.1 km, direction E)

This park is the site where one of the biggest cities in Roman Britain once stood - Verulamium...

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