The hamlet of Ledburn, famous for the Great Train Robbery, is approximately two miles outside the market town of Leighton Buzzard which provides a twice-weekly street market, and also offers easy access to the Buckinghamshire town of Aylesbury. Leighton Buzzard provides a variety of traditional family owned local shops together with supermarkets and DIY store catering for most needs. There is a lending library with attached Arts Centre, local leisure centre at Tiddenfoot providing two swimming pools, fitness/health complex, outdoor and indoor sports courts as well as an indoor sports arena. The mainline railway station at nearby Linslade provides services to commute to London Euston and the North. Leighton Buzzard is well situated for road communications with Junction 12 Toddington some seven miles distant, the M25 is available at its junction with the A41 at Watford and the M40 at Oxford. More extensive leisure, shopping and entertainment facilities can be found some ten miles distant in Central Milton Keynes including a multi screen cinema, night clubs, bars, restaurants, bowling alley and one of the largest undercover shopping centres in the UK. Luton International Airport is approximately 14 miles away.