Egham is a beautiful town in Surrey, located in south-east England. Egham is an affordable small town with a small population; however, it is a busy town as it is only a 40-minute train ride from London. This makes it an ideal location for students who like to move around.
It is a town with many students because it has highly ranked universities. The Royal Holloway College, University of London is known internationally for its high-quality research facilities and its Founder's building, one of the most stunning university buildings in the world. Strode’s College is a popular sixth form college with a history that goes all the way back to 1704.
The town has all the amenities you might need and a couple of good places you can visit to entertain yourself. If you are interested in history, try visiting The Egham Museum. It has all the information about the history of Egham with art displays, archaeological items, documents, clocks, and paintings. The town also has a number of memorials, including the Air Forces Memorial on Cooper’s Hill, as well as the Kennedy Memorial and Magna Carta Memorial by the beautiful River Thames on the Runnymede Meadows. Furthermore, you can visit the Windsor Great Park for a quiet and serene walk, a group of gardens and exotic woodland that are extremely beautiful with all types of flowers within its gardens. The Savill Garden is one of the many gardens inside worth checking out. You can also visit the Virginia Water Valley Garden, which is very beautiful as well and perfect for a quick walk.
Finally, the best transportation method this town has to offer is its train station. Egham train station can take you to the capital in less than an hour, which is a great asset to students. The town also has a bus line for hassle-free connections and, of course, it is the best place to walk around or cycle.