Amersham: The town on the Herts border named one of the best places to live in the country

It’s simple to get right into a routine and fall into common patterns, particularly when it comes to filling our weekends and evenings.

There’s two simple choices in Hertfordshire, we are able to both go to our favourites inside the county, or simply head into London for every thing the capital has to provide.

Both are nice selections of course, however typically it is simple to overlook simply what’s on provide both aspect of our county.

Buckinghamshire particularly shares a lot of the identical countryside quiet with the Chilterns spreading between Dacorum and into Bucks.

The Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is of course the primary draw for guests and locals to the space.

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One of the hottest cities simply on the Bucks-side of the border is Amersham.

The town was not too long ago named as one of the best places to live in the UK by the Sunday Times, and the Telegraph known as it one of their ‘It cities’ that patrons ought to contemplate.

Their specialists love that it is linked to the Metropolitan Line and has a mainline rail service so there’s nonetheless that hyperlink to London, whereas additionally feeling like a country town.

There are lots of pubs, eating places and small companies to assist in the town

While at HertsLive we won’t encourage individuals to transfer away from the county, it is positively value visiting.

There are lots of unbiased companies to get pleasure from from conventional pubs to cocktail spots and top of the range meals.

There’s the Michelin Star successful Artichoke, which has additionally been named as on the Top 50 UK Restaurants in the Good Food information 2020, whereas there’s one other Michelin-starred chef serving meals at Hawkyns.

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As with many of the cities in Herts, there is a break up between a brand new town (though locals will insist you refer to it as Amersham on the Hill) and the Old Town, however you may’t go flawed visiting both.

The Old Town is far smaller, however has a quainter really feel away from the rush of the busier half of town with a variety of smaller enterprise however nonetheless a pair of greater names.

The surrounding countryside is also stunning

The surrounding countryside can also be gorgeous

Amersham on the Hill has a bustling excessive road and regardless of being busier, it has every thing you want and there are flashes of mock Tudor, which means that it positively nonetheless has some character of its personal.

If you’re contemplating a transfer throughout the border, sadly there’s very Hertfordshire-esque home costs.

Zoopla estimates the common home worth at £682,647 – so it is not someplace to go to avoid wasting cash on a transfer, nevertheless it is nonetheless simple travelling for a day trip.

There are additionally lots of different quaint excessive streets to discover close by, together with Little Chalfont and Chesham – which means it is ideally suited for whenever you need to discover the countryside someplace new with out being too distant from a espresso or a pint as a reward.

In Hertfordshire we do profit from components of the Chilterns, however to discover it utterly you want to cease off in our neighbouring counties, however as one of simply 34 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in England, it is properly value the journey.

And then best bit? You can get the tube straight again house!

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