From canal-side strolls and walks in the Chilterns, to a vibrant high street filled with independent shops and charming cafes: it’s no surprise The Times named it as the ‘Best Place to Live in the South East’ in 2019.
Nestled in a leafy bustling market town, The Denton offers the best of both worlds. A 30-minute train ride takes you to the heart of London, while the beautiful Chilterns and Berkhamsted’s vibrant high street are on your doorstep.
About the area
- Area of outstanding natural beauty
- Arts and farmers' markets
With a vibrant high street, Berkhamsted is home to many independent retailers and boutiques as well as a thriving Arts and Crafts market. The bustling Farmers’ Market offers a taste of fresh local produce alongside artisan food and wines. Plus, essentials like supermarkets, post office, GP surgery, dentist and hospital are all close by.
Once known as the larder of London, the Chilterns has always been a source of good local food and drink. Nestled amongst its beech-clad hills and chalk streams you will discover many quintessential countryside pubs, charming cafes and world-class restaurants.
The great outdoors
Berkhamsted sits in the Chilterns, an area of outstanding natural beauty. The 5,000 acre National Trust Ashridge Estate is in easy reach, with its wildlife-rich mix of woodlands, commons and chalk downland. There’s also plenty to explore within Berkhamsted, including the Norman, Berkhamsted Castle where William the Conqueror was first handed the English crown and the Grand Union canal.