This small town is the home of the Royal Military Academy. The residential setting enjoys character homes and modern developments, along with a high street of independent retailers, restaurants, and a Co-Op store.

Community and recreational facilities are served by many country parks, Trilakes and Sandhurst Meadows. Shopping is facilitated by The Meadows. Commuters are well-served by the A30, M3 and the M4, with Sandhurst station offering regular links to Reading and Gatwick.