Cheshunt in south-east Hertfordshire is a modern town which has gradually expanded around its delightful historic centre. Situated between London and Cambridge, with excellent transport links to both, Cheshunt is prime commuter territory and its mixing of picturesque parks and rural surroundings with modern residential communities make it one of the most sought after destinations for those looking for a quite base within easy reach of the capital.
The town itself also features numerous amenities, with a fantastic selection of bars and restaurants, from contemporary dining to traditional pubs. It is also surrounded by attractions and places of interest, including parks, nature reserves and museums. All in all, Cheshunt is an ideally situated commuter hub that also has plenty to offer in itself.
Choosing the right accommodation in Cheshunt will largely depend on whether you’d rather be close to the centre and train station for the commute, or nearer the outskirts for extra peace and quiet. The town is reasonably small, so anywhere central will be within easy reach of public transport hubs, whilst the outskirts can offer the perfect blend of accessibility and scenery.
If you are planning on an extended stay in Cheshunt, the most practical and cost effective accommodation is likely to be a serviced apartment - balancing flexibility and convenience with value for money. Our properties are selected for their excellent interiors and desirable locations and our advisors can help you to find the perfect solution to your accommodation needs. Complete with all the mod-cons, luxury bathrooms and kitchens stocked with utensils, a serviced apartment can be your home-from-home during your stay in Cheshunt.
As central London is within such easy reach, there is certainly no shortage of easily accessible cultural attractions, but local to Cheshunt is a great mix of heritage sites, parks and sporting attractions. Waltham Abbey is a nearby English Heritage attraction with stunning stained glass windows. For the more adventurous, Lee Valley Park boasts a superb watersports park where many water-based activities can be enjoyed, such as kayaking and waterskiing. The Great Wood Country Park is easy to reach and features walking trails through the woodland with a variety of wildlife. There’s also Paradise Wildlife Park in nearby Broxbourne Woods nature reserve, which is a fantastic family day out.
Further to its cultural and natural attractions, Cheshunt also has its modern retail shopping centre, Brookfield, on the outskirts of town. The centre is the go to place for shopping in Cheshunt and features many well known stores, including a huge Marks and Spencer. In the town itself there are several supermarkets and local shops as well as excellent restaurants and bars - from five-star dining to traditional pubs.
Cheshunt has plenty of bus routes around the centre and to other nearby towns. Almost all of them are covered by the PlusBus scheme, which allows you to purchase unlimited travel for less than £3 per day. Cheshunt railway station is just 14 miles from London Liverpool Street and situated between Waltham Cross and Broxbourne - it is covered by the Oyster card system under Zone 8. There are typically four trains per hour to London and two for city’s such as Cambridge and Stratford.
The town itself is reasonably small and can easily be traversed on foot. Alternatively, there are several taxi and private hire companies which can be convenient and cost effective over shorter journeys, if walking isn’t practical.