Edlesborough, a previous ‘Bucks Best Kept Village’ award winner, is situated in the Aylesbury Vale District of Buckinghamshire, on the edge of the Chiltern Hills – an area of outstanding natural beauty.
An active community that enjoys a thriving High Street with a selection of village stores, hairdressers, beauty room and tea room. A central village green boasts of floodlit tennis courts, two football pitches, a cricket square, basketball area and a fenced childrens’ playground. There are a variety of clubs and associations to join for all age groups, these include dance and keep fit classes held in the village hall, EB Lions football club, Edlesborough Cricket Club, Edlesborough Runners, WI, book clubs, wine clubs, etc etc., an annual themed carnival and an annual beer festival in the sister village (to name but a few). The famous Icknield Way trail can also be found nearby, a multi-user route for walkers, horse riders and cyclists.
The village also benefits from a GP surgery, pharmacy, dentist and enjoys a local landmark; St Mary’s Church, that was built on top of a barrow and is lit up at night.
The local village school, Edlesborough Primary School, is highly regarded and serves children from the ages of 4 to 11, with a pre-school facility on site. The children are offered the opportunity to sit the 11+ grammar school exam with successful entrants often going on to grammar schools in the nearby town of Aylesbury, or the local comprehensive in Wing, where buses pick them up from Edlesborough Green.
For the commuter there is easy access to the A5 for the M1, A41 for the M25, London Luton International Airport is approximately 12 miles away (about a 30 min drive) and London Euston can be reached from nearby Berkhamsted, Leighton Buzzard or Tring railway stations (fast train approx. 29mins).
For the equestrian purchaser, there are many bridle paths that make for excellent hacking, several livery yards in the area and approximately 4 miles away is Bury Farm Equestrian Village.
Nearby attractions to enjoy include Whipsnade Zoo, Dunstable Downs Visitor Centre, London Gliding Club and Tring Museum.
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