Burnham and surrounding villages
Our Burnham office covers: Burnham, Taplow, Dorney, Dorney Reach, Littleworth Common, Farnham Common, Farnham Royal and Cippenham.
The village of Burnham lies west of Slough, close to Junction 7 of the M4 and has good access to the M25 and M40. Transport links are excellent with mainline railway stations at Burnham and Taplow, connecting to London Paddington in 35 minutes and also to Maidenhead, Slough and Reading. The proposed Crossrail route is expected to provide a link to the City in 48 minutes.
Burnham’s schools include Dropmore Infant School, Lent Rise Combined School, and Caldicott Prep School while Burnham is also within catchment for the selective Burnham Grammar School.
The village dates back to Roman times and the high street is lined with buildings from the 16th and 17th centuries. Within the village are Burnham Abbey, a 13th century church and the grade I listed Huntscombe Manor. Property in the village ranges from period and victorian properties to contemporary houses.
Local leisure facilities include an archery range, a gym, clubs for cricket, football and tennis and Burnham Beeches Golf Club. Further outdoor open spaces and parks include Hitcham Park and Cherry Orchard Nature Park with Burnham Beeches, a 375 acre nature reserve a real treat for walking and outdoor pursuits.
Burnham offers a variety of pubs and restaurants for eating out including The Blackwood Arms, The Jolly Woodman and Peppers. It has a real village community feel with its own local amenities including a library, health centre and a host of local shops such as butchers, bakers, a post office, newsagents, hairdressers, book shop and other local independent services.
Excellent shopping centres can be found in Windsor and at Eden in High Wycombe, while Burnham village offers gift shops, tea rooms and cafes. Nearby Slough, Maidenhead and Windsor ( a 12 minute drive) all offer a wide range of shopping, leisure and dining options
Local attractions include the Dorney Lake Olympic venue, a modern world-class rowing and flat-water canoeing centre set in spectacular 450 acres of parkland and Cliveden, a National Trust property.
Good for: Superb schools, village community and accessibility.
Local knowledge: Will benefit from Crossrail link in 2018 with 48 minute access to The City.