Explore Amersham Town

Amersham is a historic market town in South Buckinghamshire on the edge of the Chiltern Hills. The town is popular with families and young professionals and is conveniently located on both the National Rail and the London Tube network.


45 minutes

From Central London (Baker St) by London Undergound

24 minutes

From Heathrow by car

35 minutes

By train on the Chiltern Line to London Marylebone

Situated in South Buckinghamshire on the edge of the Chiltern Hills, Amersham is set in the valley of the River Misbourne. Amersham is divided into two parts, Old Amersham has a quaint, historic feel with a range of shops, cafes and restaurants, many of which are independent. Just under a mile away at the top of the valley is Amerham-on-the-Hill which has more well-known brands such as Pizza Express, Costa, Jojo Maman Bebe and Waterstones.

Amersham is a lively town, popular with young families and commuters who want to remain well connected to London. The town benefits from being just 45 minutes from central London, and is conveniently located in zone 9 of the London Underground Network, and also on the mainline train service into London Marylebone Station.

Amersham in pictures…

Memorial Gardens, Amersham
The Kings Arms Hotel
London Underground and Train Station, Amersham
High Street, Old Amersham
High Street, Old Amersham
Amersham field scene
Chiltern Lifestyle Centre, Amersham
Memorial Gardens, Amersham

Local Information

There are a wide range of restaurants, bars and cafes in across Amersham’s old or new town, from Italian to Japenese to traditionla English pubs – options are aplenty.

Metro Lounge, Amersham-on-the-Hill
The Beech House, Amersham-on-the-Hill
The Crown Hotel, Old Amersham
The Grocer, Old Amersham
Chilterns Lifestyle Centre, Amersham
Old Amersham
The Wyvern Restaurant at the Kings Arms Hotel

The Berkhamsted Society

By running events and meetings, the Berkhamsted Society aims to assist the Berkhamsted Schools Group to achieve its aim of being beneficial to the community and closely connected to all its constituencies.

To receive updates on upcoming Berkhamsted Society events, please complete the short form via the link below:

Berkhamsted Society
Other Activities in Town

Other Activities in Town

Great Misseden Food Festival, Annually in April

Penn Fest, Live Music Festival, Annually in July