Is Holmer Green in the Chilterns?

Is Holmer Green in the Chilterns?

We are so fortunate in Holmer Green high up in the Chiltern Hills, to live in an area of ever changing richness of landscape. The ancient woodlands and the fields with their glorious hedgerows, traditional farms, brick and flint cottages in hidden valleys all compliment our village.

How big is hazlemere?

1.64 sq mi
Hazlemere is a large village and civil parish in Buckinghamshire, England, 2.5 miles (4.0 km) northeast of High Wycombe on the A404 leading to Amersham, which intersects with the B474 at Hazlemere….

Area 1.64 sq mi (4.2 km2)
Population 9,623
• Density 5,868/sq mi (2,266/km2)
OS grid reference SU891955

What is hazlemere?

Tourist attractions in Hazlemere

  • The Chinnery. Church Road, Buckinghamshire, Penn, HP10 8NX 1.7 miles.
  • Penn House Estate. Amersham, Buckinghamshire, HP7 0PS 1.8 miles.
  • Wycombe Museum.
  • Wycombe Abbey.
  • Roald Dahl Museum And Story Centre.
  • Great Missenden Memorial Centre.
  • Bekonscot Model Village & Railway.
  • Amersham Museum.

Which constituency is Holmer Green in?

Holmer Green has been part of Chesham and Amersham Parliamentary Constituency since its creation in 1974.

Where is Buckinghamshire in England?

South East England
Buckinghamshire is the most northerly county in South East England, stretching 40 miles north of central London. Spanning 724 square miles, Buckinghamshire borders Greater London, Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire.

Why is Homer Green?

The ‘Green’ part of the name refers to a large and ancient Green, probably dating from the 13th century that used to exist here but was reduced to a size of only 4 acres (1.6 ha) in 1854.

What’s Chesham like to live in?

It’s a great family-friendly town, loads going on, and good access to London where we work. We live one street over from Cameron Road, it’s very quiet and I feel very safe here. The high street and market have everything you need.”

What is the capital of Buckinghamshire?

Buckingham was the county town of Buckinghamshire from the 10th century, when it was made the capital of the newly formed shire of Buckingham, until Aylesbury took over this role early in the 18th century….

Unitary authority Buckinghamshire
Ceremonial county Buckinghamshire
Region South East
Country England

Is Buckinghamshire a safe place to live?

Buckinghamshire is the 22nd safest county in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The overall crime rate in Buckinghamshire in 2020 was 64 crimes per 1,000 people, and the most common crimes were violence and sexual offences, which happened to roughly every 27 out of 1,000 residents.

Is Chesham rough?

Generally, the residents of Chesham feel secure—and this is partly due to the town’s Safe Place Scheme—an initiative that looks after the area’s most vulnerable people. Like most towns, crime does exist in Chesham, but rates are low, and the area is well-covered by The Thames Valley Police.

Which is better Chesham or Amersham?

“Chesham has more industry and is the more built up,” says Graeme Warren, of Hampton’s International. “It has many Victorian and Edwardian terraces but these are former worker’s cottages. Towns such as Amersham on the Hill are much more upmarket.”

What food is Buckinghamshire famous for?

Here are six foods and dishes that are unique to Bucks – let us know your favourite in the comments below.

  • Bacon Badger. Don’t worry, Countryfile fans.
  • Buckingham Cakes. That’s right, Eton.
  • Buckinghamshire Dumpling.
  • Buckinghamshire Rabbit Pie.
  • Cherry Duff.
  • Stokenchurch Pie.

What constituency is Holmer Green in?

Holmer Green has been part of Chesham and Amersham Parliamentary Constituency since its creation in 1974.

What was the population of Holmer Green in 2001?

The 2001 Census recorded Holmer Green’s electoral ward as having a population of 4,077. The ethnicity was 97.8% white, 0.5% mixed race, 1.1% Asian, 0.4% black and 0.2% other. The place of birth of residents was 95.6% United Kingdom, 0.5% Republic of Ireland, 0.9% other Western European countries, and 3% elsewhere.

What’s it like to live in Holmer Green?

Holmer Green’s most desirable roads range from older roads like Watchet Lane and Penfold Lane through to newer developments like Mead Park. The village’s most famous residents are television presenter Fern Britton and her husband, celebrity chef Phil Vickery .

What are the primary schools in Holmer Green?

Holmer Green First School (ages 4–7) and Holmer Green Junior School (ages 7–11) are part of a cluster of local primary schools used by Holmer Green families.