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Type:Towns & Villages



Grew up around St Mary's Church, this market town is built on a prehistoric holy site in the valley of the River Chess.

Things to stop for here include the Old Town, surrounding the 16-18c. cottages of Church Street, nearlby Lowndes Park with its large pond of geese and swans, Chesham Museum in Bellingdon Road, the Pedestrianised High Street and the excellent entertainment offered by the Elgiva Theatre.

Five things to do within 20 minutes of Chesham

Find more places to visit and villages near Chesham in the 'What's Nearby' listings below or for what's on, view our Buckinghamshire events guide.


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What's Nearby

  1. Chesham Moor Gym & Swim Centre

    Take a dip in a virtually chemical free crystal clear outdoor swimming pool at a constant...

    0.9 miles away
  2. Amersham Museum

    Amersham Museum is located in the oldest house in Amersham. The museum has a collection...

    2.95 miles away
  3. Roald Dahl Trail

    The Roald Dahl Trail reveals the secret of where to go and what to see for an absolutely...

    4.13 miles away
  1. Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

    The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, in Great Missenden is where Roald Dahl...

    4.49 miles away
  2. Chiltern Open Air Museum

    Chiltern Open Air Museum is home to over 30 historic buildings, spanning 2000 years of...

    6.01 miles away
  3. Frogmore Paper Mill

    Frogmore Paper Mill is the world’s oldest mechanised paper mill, the birthplace of...

    6.46 miles away
  4. Ashridge Estate

    This magnificent and varied countryside estate criss-crosses the border between...

    6.54 miles away
  5. Bekonscot Model Village & Railway

    Bekonscot Model Village and Railway is the world's oldest and original model village,...

    6.81 miles away
  6. Hughenden Manor

    Stunning photos and little known facts about this Victorian home of Prime Minister and...

    7.36 miles away
  7. The Horse Trust

    Pay a visit to the oldest horse charity in the world, established in 1886 to help the...

    7.94 miles away
  8. St Mary's Church Pitstone

    St Mary's Church Pitstone

    8.06 miles away
  9. Adventure 001 Experiences

    We offer Helicopter pleasure flights and Clay Shooting Experiences at the following...

    8.36 miles away
  10. Pitstone Green Museum

    Major collection of historical farm implements, local rural crafts and domestic bygones...

    8.5 miles away
  11. Kraft Village

    Kraft Village
    High Wycombe Chair Making Museum exhibits tools used in making...

    8.62 miles away
  12. Lacey Green Windmill

    A 17th century timber smock mill with original wooden machinery. Built in 1650 and...

    8.75 miles away
  13. Bradenham

    Picturesque village in the Chiltern hills

    Scenic village with cottages clustered...

    8.89 miles away
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