Rickmansworth is a very popular area for families and commuters looking to combine a well-appointed town centre, excellent schooling, open countryside and convenient road and rail links. There is a highly active community spirit, vibrant cafes and restaurants create a lively buzz.
The Metropolitan railway line services both Rickmansworth and Chorleywood reaching Baker Street, the City and the Chilterns Turbo train service to London Marylebone station in under half an hour. Junctions 18 and 19 on the M25 are within easy reach, providing fast access to Heathrow Airport. The M1 is three junctions away with access to Luton Airport, the M40 is equally close, providing direct access to Oxford and Birmingham and into Central London.
Rickmansworth has a superb choice of independent schools including the Royal Masonic School for Girls and York House School. The State secondary schools include Clement Danes, Chorleywood, St Joan of Arc RC School and Rickmansworth School.
Rickmansworth also benefits from the Aquadrome nature reserve where parks, woodland, lakes and cycle routes provide a wide range of outdoor activities, including watersports. Five minutes away from Rickmansworth is Chorleywood offering a 250-acre common with a public golf course, bridleway and walks.