Welcome to the Chilterns
The Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is everything you would like it to be.
Choose the Chilterns for activity and exploration, peace and quiet, entertainment or indulgence: this lovely countryside on London’s doorstep has all you need for a really memorable break.
In 324 square miles of superb scenery, intriguing attractions, tucked-away villages and market towns, there’s always something more to be discovered.
The information on this website will help you make the choices that are right for you.
Enjoy your stay!
Just 40 minutes by train from central London, and 30 minutes from Oxford, the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is one of the most accessible areas of countryside in the UK. The area has excellent rail and bus links, it is served by four main rail lines and the London Underground Metropolitan line, with frequent trains and a journey time of less than an hour from London.