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Amersham

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Amersham is in Buckinghamshire, England which is part of the United Kingdom. Home to 17,000 inhabitants it is the metropolitan heartland of the Chilterns area, a place where some of the best walks in the British countryside are located. Amersham is split into two towns, Amersham on the Hill (note there are no hotels here) and Old Amersham just down the hill (there are hotels here!)

Understand[edit]

Orientation[edit]

When visiting Amersham as tourists you may be little unexpected as the town does not seem to have much to see or do in it at first glance. However there are some great parks, such as Hervines Park round the back of the Dr Challoners Grammar School which has a wood and also there is a park behind the gym/swimming pool building. Old Amersham is home to some a fantastic church and traditional clothes stores as well as old-fashioned streets. It is also home to the great Amersham Museum, a must-see for visiters to the area.

Weather[edit]

For the best weather come in March, May or June or perhaps Autumn due to commonly bad weather in August, being too hot in July and the increasing chance of disruption due to snowfall in winter months.

Get In[edit]

Amersham is well connected to motorways around London which branch off to Amersham via the nearby town of Beaconsfield. It is also connected well to London, access Amersham on the Chiltern or Metropolitan Lines from Marylebone and Baker Street respectively. Nearby towns of interest include;

  • Beaconsfield (pronounced beck-ons-fee-eld)
  • Chesham
  • Little Chalfont
  • Chorleywood
  • Chalfont St. Giles and Chalfont St.Peter
  • Rickmanswork
  • High Wycombe

History[edit]

Amersham was a transit point for goods travelling between London and the north during the 1800s, of which the original town was made. Then in the 1900s Amersham on the Hill was born and since the 60s has rapidly been growing into a charming little town on the outskirts of London.

See[edit][add listing]

  • St Mary's Church
  • The Countryside, nearby woods include the woods behind 51 Copperkins Lane, the end of Deep Acres and Penn Woods
  • Old Amersham's fashionable streets

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Go Walking
  • Visit Countryside
  • Visit Plays
  • Visit Gym

Stay[edit]

  • Crown Hotel, Old Amersham
  • Many other hotels hidden away in Amersham

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Fish Bar- Fish Takeaway
  • Nautica- Fish Takeaway
  • Dominoes- Pizza Takeaway
  • 101- Italian Resturant
  • Peri Peri
  • Subway

In Nearby Little Chalfont there are 3 excellent Chinese Takeaways/Resturants- Chalfont Dynasty, Meng House and Chalfont Oriental (actually in Amersham)

Buy[edit][add listing]

  • Haircut at Danielle's Barber or Friends
  • Temptations Store
  • Food in M&S, Waitrose and Iceland
  • Tuesday Market (Wednesday and Sunday in nearby Chesham)

Get out[edit]

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