Champneys Beauty College is set in rural Hertfordshire in the village of Wigginton, nestled between the towns of Tring, Chesham and Berkhamsted.
As well as picturesque countryside surrounding Wigginton village, there are many places to socialise close to Champneys Beauty College. There are many traditional pubs in Tring offering local food and drinks, perfect for spending any free time with your colleagues outside of your college and tuition time.
Champneys Tring is also only a stone’s throw away from Berkhamsted and Tring railway stations, from wher you can travel to Euston station and other mainline destinations, making travel to and from Champneys Beauty College easy for you. Find more information about the local area below.
This small, attractive town is midway between Hemel Hempstead and Aylesbury. Set amid the wooded Chiltern Hills on the Ridgeway, Tring has been an important market town since the 17th century but is now mainly residential. To the north of the town runs the Grand Union Canal and a number of the canal walks in Hertfordshire pass through the town. The wealthy Rothschild family had an important influence on the town and their mansion in 300 acre Tring Park is now a private performing arts school. The Walter Rothschild Zoological Museum, a department of the Natural History Museum since 1937, is in Akeman Street, just off the High Street.
Commuter links – The train station is situated outside of the main town and is on the London Euston to Birmingham line. Trains to London take approximately 40 minutes.
Shops – there are a small selection of shops there is a Tesco just outside the main town and Marks and Spencers food hall in the town centre.
Night life – there are a number of restaurants and pubs. Tring also hosts the Court Theatre at Pendley, Tring which is host to a variety of entertainment including full scale musicals and plays, one person shows, jazz to rock, as well as hosting the Tringe festival where comedians hone their act prior to the Fringe in Edinburgh.
This larger town is set on the edge of the Chiltern Hills, and its history dates back before Saxon times. Today the elegant town has built on its historic roots and is a thriving center of retail commerce, with a wide range of other business services. The town is still surrounded by beautiful countryside and to the north is Berkhamsted Common and the Ashridge Estate, run by the National Trust.
Commuter links - The train station is situated in the main town and is on the London Euston to Birmingham line. Trains to London take approximately 35 minutes.
Shops - Berkhamsted boasts a selection of boutiques with only a handful of high street names. There is a large Waitrose and a Tesco in the town centre.
Night life - there are a number of restaurants and pubs and The Rex, a fully operational art deco style cinema.
This market town is now mainly a commuter town. The high street has a mix of specialist shops and big retailers. It also houses the last station on the Metropolitan Line of the London Underground. There are two public swimming pools, a leisure centre, an independent cinema, the Elgiva Theatre, a small museum (free and open all year) and one of the largest Christmas Tree Farms in the South East!
Shops – there is a good mix of specialist shops and big retailers plus a Tesco and a Waitrose in the main shopping area.
Commuter links - The train station is situated in the main town and is on the London Euston to Birmingham line.
Night life - there are a number of restaurants and pubs. Chesham also has a theatre, the Elgiva, which has a wide-ranging programme of professional and amateur productions, top comedy, musicals, ballet/dance, one night shows and it also hosts current and classic movies and exhibitions.