Car Hire Beaconsfield
Beaconsfield, with its historic old town and busy New Town, is located in Buckinghamshire in the Chiltern Hills, surrounded by Green Belt and ancient woodland. Situated exactly half way between London and Oxford, Beaconsfield was seen as a natural stop off point for tradesmen travelling between two of the country's most important towns. Beaconsfield's modern day transport links continue to play a large part in its success. The town is located on Junction 2 of the M40 less than 25 miles north west of the centre of London and the international airports at Heathrow and Luton are less than an hour away by car. The ports of Dover, Portsmouth and Southampton are also within two hours by road.
Top Attractions in Beaconsfield:
Bekonscot is the oldest and most famous model village in the world and is situated in the heart of the New Town. It is Beaconsfield most famous tourist attracton with its 1.5 acres of miniature marvels, exciting railways, model towns, landscapes and intriguing secret corners to discover.
The Royal Standard of England pub is located just a mile from the centre of the New Town and is reported to be the oldest Free House in England. It also played host to Charles I during the Civil War.
Beaconsfield Museum contains a wide variety of historical documents and artefacts that relate to the old market town and the surrounding villages and is situated in the old part of the town, close to the market and the parish church.
Retail the town of course hosts household name shops and also a vast array of smaller, more specialised companies. There is also a friendly and welcoming Tuesday market in the Old Town where you can always pick up a bargain! The monthly farmers market is also a very popular addition to the Beaconsfield retail scene.