There are a number of primary and secondary education choices locally, many in walking distance of Highcross Place and most rated good by Ofsted. The outstanding Salesian secondary school is based in Chertsey and the University of Surrey is in Guildford.
Chertsey is well connected by road and rail. Highcross Place offers easy commuting with Junction 2 of the M3 just 8 minutes away and M25 Junction 11 with its links to the country’s motorway network just a 5 minutes drive.
For travelling further afield Heathrow Airport, with frequent international flights to 180 destinations across the world, is 10 miles away.
Wildflower water meadows and a regatta help make todays’ riverside living idyllic.
The Rivers Thames and Bourne flow through the town so there is plenty of green space with more than 170 acres of flood meadows. Chertsey Meads offers 175 acres of wildflower meadows with fantastic views across the Thames and is popular for picnics, family days out, jogging and dog walking.
Pretty all year but particularly beautiful when the flowers are in bloom in spring and early summer.
Chertsey has its own museum detailing the history of the Runnymede area and has hosted an annual regatta for more than 150 years. It is home to a waterski and waterboarding centre as well as having its own football, cricket and bowls clubs. The Queenwood golf course, one of the most exclusive in Britain with A-list members said to include Hugh Grant and Michael Douglas, is a few miles away.
For thrillseekers Thorpe Park is on the northern boundary of Chertsey with more than 27 rides including 0-80mph and 360-degree rollercoasters.
Fine dining combines rural charm and modern flair with superb river views. Charming Chertsey is 11 miles from Surrey’s county town of Guildford, popular with tourists, boasting cobbled streets lined with shopping and entertainment opportunities. Historic Windsor is just 10 miles away, with its stunning castle, boat trips and Legoland for the little ones.
You can be in London in around an hour to sample anything the city has to offer – not just for work but West End shopping, sightseeing, a world-class show, gallery or museum and, of course, eating and drinking to suit every taste.
Fine dining is well catered for in Chertsey with Hamilton’s, a modern European restaurant and Bar 163 a bustling British eaterie. Thyme at the Tavern was voted CAMRA North Surrey Pub of the year in 2012 while The Kingfisher, next to the 18th Century Chertsey Bridge and less than 2 miles from Highcross Place, combines rural charm and modern flair with superb views across the Thames.
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