This well-connected village enjoys a leafy setting with areas of special interest.

It is well-regarded for reputable schools, including Wellington College and has a local high street, two golf clubs, a cricket club, parks and nature reserves; including Heath Lake, Wildmoor Heath and Edgbarrow Woods. Pinewood presents a leisure centre, café and a miniature railway. There are excellent road links to the M3 and M4 and the station connects to Reading and Gatwick Airport.