Wraysbury a beautiful village that still maintains many of its local charms. The village has a great sense of community spirit and many of the tradition clubs still remain. Once a year the Village still holds it’s Village Fair which gets many of the local residents and organizations involved. The village centre has a good range of local shops, pubs and restaurants. There are many things to see and do within the village, national trust walks, tennis, bowls and cricket. The village is home to one of United Kingdoms oldest trees, at around 2000 years old, local legend says that King Henry II and Anne Boleyn once sat under the tree, while residing at the Ankerwycke Estate. The village is a commuter’s paradise as the village is situated just off the M25, M4 and M3. It also has two train stations which serve the Windsor and Waterloo line. Wraysbury is also home to Wraysbury Primary school.
Horton is a pretty rural village located between Windsor and Staines. It is Anglo Saxon in origin and derives from the two words 'horh' and 'tun', meaning 'dirty or muddy farm'. The village is a short drive from both the M4 and M25 with a train station located in nearby Wraysbury. The Village has easy access to Heathrow Airport. The village is home to Berkyn Manor Farm which was once home to the famous poet John Milton. The village offers two pubs and a convenience store.
This historical village is located to the West of Heathrow Airport and within a short driving distance of Slough. The Village is conveniently located for easy access to the M4 and M25 Motorways. There is a frequent bus service throughout the village. Colnbrook High Street is home to the 3rd oldest Inn in England, The Ostrich. The Ostrich is now one of the Villages main attractions offering hospitality for all of the family.
Colnbrook has the advantage of having its own primary school and the High Street has a mixture of shops for every day needs.
Datchet is a picturesque village located near Windsor. The village centre provides many different types of shops, pubs and restaurants and a hotel. Datchet railway station is also situated in the centre of the village, and is on the line from Windsor & Eton Riverside to London Waterloo. M4, M25 and Heathrow Airport are within a short drive. It also has the added advantage of two primary schools and a secondary school.
The village itself is steeped with History, and it is also mentioned in Jerome K. Jerome’s Three Men in a Boat.
Situated on the banks of the River Thames is this busy Town Centre, offering extensive shopping, entertainment and nightlife. The town has a main line train station serving London Waterloo, Weybridge, Windsor and Eton Riverside and Reading. Staines also has its own bus station which provides many services to the surrounding towns and villages. The M25 is conveniently situated nearby with easy access to Heathrow Airport. Staines was the major producer of linoleum, and became the main industry of the town and was a major employer in the area up until the 1960s. A memorial to this industry is now present on the High Street. Staines has a wide selection of schools situated around the town.
Once home to Lord Knyvett, who was given the manor of Stanwell. Lord Knyvett was the man who arrested Guy Fawkes in his attempt to blow up the Houses of Parliament. The area is now mainly residential with individual shops and public houses. St Mary’s Church is one of the Villages most attractive landmarks which can be seen from many parts of the village.
Stanwell is ideally situated just off the M25, M4 and M3 motorways and close to Heathrow
Airport. Around the area there are four schools and good bus links serving surrounding areas.
Home to the historic Royal Holloway building, the area boasts wonderful scenery and historic points of interest. The Magna Carta was signed in nearby Runnymede in 1215. The area attracts many visitors throughout the year. Egham is also home to Strode’s College and Magna Carta secondary school. The High Street provides everyday shopping, bars and restaurants. Egham train station provides access to London Waterloo, Reading and Weybridge.
Situated next to Staines is the village of Ashford. Ashford is perfectly situated for commuting to and from London Ashford railway station serving London Waterloo and Hatton Cross tube station is a short drive away. Ashford is also conveniently located for easy access to the M25. Ashford High Street is well known for its many shops, bars and restaurants, there is also a wide choice of first and secondary schools.
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