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Watermead Area Guide

Watermead is arguably one of the town’s most scenic areas with a large lake and an attractive piazza with a bar and restaurant overlooking this stunning scenery. The Lake also attracts many wild birds and other nature. The Piazza also offers a Chinese takeaway, general store and Post Office, a hair salon and Vets. 

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Watermead offers excellent road links towards surrounding towns and motorway networks. Train links to London is just a short drive or cycle from the Watermead.

By Train
Aylesbury Train Station offers rail links to London Marylebone in around 1 hour.

By Bus
Route 6/6A Aylesbury – Buckingham Park – Watermead

By Car
Watermead is central to a network of motorways and nearby towns. The M40 can be accessed North via the A41 towards Bicester or South via Thame, Milton Keynes & the M1 via A418 and the M25 reached on the A41 and towards Watford.

Local Amenities

Watermead offers many amenities both nearby and a bit further afield including shopping, sports and leisure activities, including;

  • Cycle Paths linking the town and leisure
  • Greenway Traffic Free Cycle/Walking
  • Coombe Hill
  • The Phoenix Trail
  • Stoke Mandeville Stadium
  • Wendover Woods & Go Ape
  • Aquavale Swimming Pool & Gym
  • The Roald Dahl Museum Aylesbury
  • The Waterside Theatre
  • The Waddesdon Manor & Grounds
  • Green Dragon Eco Farm
  • Buckinghamshire Railway Museum
  • Bicester Village Designer Outlet
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Watermead has a selection of excellent schools nearby.

Primary Schools
  • Buckingham Park Church of England Primary School
  • Thomas Hickman School
  • Haydon Abbey Combined School
  • Bierton Church of England Combined School
Secondary Schools
  • Aylesbury Vale Academy
  • Aylesbury Grammar School
  • Aylesbury High School
  • Sir Henry Floyd Grammar School
  • Aylesbury Grange School

Restaurants & Bars

The area around Watermead offers excellent eateries, bar and a traditional pubs.

  • The Codfather Fish ‘n’ Chips Buckingham Park
  • The Watermead Inn Restaurant & bar
  • Shensha Indian Restaurant & Takeaway Aylesbury
  • China Brasserie Restaurant & Takeaway Aylesbury
  • Horse & Jockey Pub Aylesbury
  • Istanbul Kebab Takeaway Buckingham Park
  • Miller & Carter Berryfields Aylesbury
  • Theatre District Zizzi’s, The Grill Nando’s
  • The Manor Rooftop Cocktail Bar Aylesbury
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Nearby hospitals can be found at either Stoke Mandeville or Wycombe Hospital

  • Stoke Mandeville Hospital
  • John Radcliffe Hospital Oxford
  • Buckingham Community Hospital
  • Wycombe Hospital
  • Berryfields Medical Centre Buckingham Park