Monument Coombe Hill

Coombe Hill at 852 feet above sea level is the highest viewpoint in a range of hills called the Chilterns.

The 106 acres of the hill once belonged to the Chequers Estate but was handed to the National Trust in 1918 by Lord and Lady Lee of Fareham, the same time the Chequers House was handed to the country as a retreat for the serving prime minister.

You get extensive views over the Aylesbury Vale and on a clear day you can see all the way to the Cotswolds. The view point is marked with a monument (not NT) dedicated to the men from Buckinghamshire who gave their lives in the Boer War.


Planning your visit

  • Free parking is available but it does get busy at weekends so please arrive early to avoid disappointment.
  • OS Map grid reference for parking and entrance: SP851062.
  • Coombe Hill is 3 miles west of Wendover and 5 miles east of Princes Risborough. Postcode: HP17 0UR
  • The nearest railway station is Wendover, on the Chiltern line.

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