Our Local Area

Town Farm Camping & Caravanning Site is situated in an Area of Outstanding Beauty, nestled in the foot of Ivinghoe Beacon in the Chiltern Hills.  With an abundance of local pubs, outdoor activities and scenic walks – you can decide how busy or restful your stay with us will be.
NEW: Please check out the free printable walking guides from John Harris (under the Local Walks dropdown).

For more information about facilities in our local area, please click on a link below.

Food Shops:

Nearest Food shop – Mason’s Premier – Pitstone LU79AT (1.1 miles) Ph: 01296 660052
Open Weekdays/Saturday: 7.30am-8pm Sunday: 8am-5pm (Snacks, fruit & veg, bakery, frozen foods, off licence)

Closest Supermarket – Tesco, Tring HP235NB (4.2 miles)


Taxi – John’s Executive Cars – Tring- Ph: 01442 828828

Closest Train Station – Tring HP235QR (3.4 miles) 5 minute drive. On the London Midland Line
(Euston in ~ 45 mins)

Pubs and Restaurants:

The Village Swan, Ivinghoe Aston (0.8 miles – 25 minute walk) 01525 220544 (Please call ahead on weekends)

Rose and Crown Pub, Ivinghoe (0.6miles – 15 minute walk) 01296 668 472 (Please call ahead on weekends)

CuriosiTEA Tea Rooms and Café, Ivinghoe (0.6 miles – 20 minute walk) 07775 831153
Based in a beautiful Victorian school building in Ivinghoe.  Indoor/Outdoor Seating.  Children’s play area and open lawn just a stone’s throw away, an ideal place for visitors of all ages.

The Greyhound Inn, Aldbury (4.1 miles) 01442 851228

The Valiant Trooper, Aldbury (4.2 miles) 01442 851203

The Grand Junction Arms, Bulbourne (2.5 miles) 01442 891400

The Red Lion Pub, Dagnall (3.2miles):

The Haldi, Pitstone (0.7 miles – 2 minute drive), 01296 662204/661223: Local indian restaurant in between Ivinghoe and Pitstone. Takeaway/deliver/eat in.

Take Away Restaurants:

Oceans Fish & Chips, Tring (5 miles) Deliver to the campsite

“Woodz” Wood Fired Pizza , Ivinghoe (0.8 miles) Deliver to the campsite

Haldi Indian Cuisine, Ivinghoe (0.7 miles) Deliver to the campsite

Jamie’s Fish & Chips (5 miles) Deliver to the campsite

Da Vinci Pizza and Italian, Tring (5 miles)

Outdoor Activities:

Pick Your Own – Fresh Fruit & Veg –(1.3 miles – 3 minute drive away) LU79DZ .
Open around mid-June to October. Excellent family day out – fantastic local produce!

Golf Course – Ivinghoe (0.7 miles – 2 minute drive or walk)
9 holes with shop, bar &restaurant

GoApe – Wendover – (6 miles – 15 minute drive) HP225NF.
Adrenalin filled high wire adventure course through the Chiltern woodlands!

College Lake, Bulbourne (2.2 miles – 5 minute drive)
Once a chalk quarry, College Lake is now one of the Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust’s flagship nature reserves. This thriving nature reserve now supports more than 1,000 different wildlife species. An eco-visitor centre and café with stunning views of the lakes also opened recently.

Mead Open Farm, Billington, LU79JH. Approx 10 mins.
Children’s farm park with large indoor play-barn, and café.

Natural History Museum, Tring (4.4 miles – 12 minute drive) HP236AP Rothschild’s prized collection is one of the finest collections of stuffed mammals, birds, reptiles and insects in the UK

Whipsnade Zoo (4.4 miles – 10 minute drive) LU62LF
600 acres of exhibitions and free roaming animals set atop the Chiltern Hills.

The Windmill at Pitstone (0.6 miles – 2 minute drive) LU79ER
The oldest windmill in the country (circa 1627) is a local landmark.

Woburn Safari Park (18 miles – 30 minute drive) MK179QN
Get up close with the animals from the comfort of your car!

Warner Brothers Studio Tour (20 miles – 30 minute drive) WD257LR
Home of the Harry Potter Studio tour – book ahead!

Electric Bike Tours:
Rental and delivery available. Guided tours from Berkhamsted from June-August. Visit the castle, enjoy a cream tea, museums, country houses and a vineyard.

Ashridge (National Trust) – This estate of woodland, commonland and downland covers 6 square miles and runs along the edge of the Chiltern ridge. Outdoor tea room on site.

Waddesdon Manor – Nr. Aylesbury (20 miles – 35 minute drive) HP18 0JH
Built in 1874, this historic country home boasts elaborate architecture, tranquil gardens and a collection of paintings, sculptures and arts.
Ascott House, Wing, LU70PS (National Trust)

Rainy Day activities:

Indoor/Outdoor Swimming Pool – Aqua Vale – Aylesbury (10 miles) HP201DX – 25 minute drive

Gym and Indoor Swimming Pool – Sportspace Tring (4.1 miles) HP235JU

Ronnie Sunshines, Berkhamsted (7.5 miles – 20 minute drive) HP41EG. Indoor air rifle shooting range, test your skills on over 100 targets over 5 lanes. Gun Hire & Tuition available.

Local Walks, Rides & Maps:

Free Walking Guides to Print – Tring Area: Just click the link, choose a walk and print the walking guide.

Free Walking Guides to Print – Berkhamsted Area: Just click the link, choose a walk and print the walking guide.

Free Walking Guides to Print – Leighton Buzzard Area: Just click the link, choose a walk and print the walking guide.

Free Walking Guides to Print – Dunstable Area: Just click the link, choose a walk and print the walking guide.

Grand Union Canal: Lots of walks along the canal, the closest being Marsworth, with parking and a tea room.

Ridgeway Path: Perhaps Britain’s oldest road, the stunning chalkland trail runs 87 miles from Overton Hill near Avebury to our very own Ivinghoe Beacon!

Wendover Woods – Stunning woodland trails, picnic and BBQ areas with views over the Vale of Aylesbury. Café on site. Lovely village of Wendover nearby.

Chiltern Cycleway, a 170 mile circular cycle route through the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, taking in the best of Chilterns scenery.

Horse Riding:

Hastoe Riding School, Tring – One hour hacking rides, pen rides for children also available.

Bury Farm
, Slapton – Pen rides and escorted hacks
Rock Lane Riding, Ivinghoe Aston – 01525 222402 Riding lessons for children age 4 and up, adults welcome too.

Liscombe Park, Soulbury – Hacking rides (£23.50 adult / £21.50 children).


Motorhome Rental in the UK – Just Go! (10 miles) – 25 minute drive

Luxury Vintage Caravan Rental

Campfire Cooking Grill Company