North Marston is a small village situated approximately 4 miles south of the Market Town of Winslow and has a highly regarded Primary School. Winslow itself offers a variety of local shops, a combined first and middle school as well as recreational facilities. The County Town of Aylesbury can be found approximately 7½ miles away and provides a more comprehensive range of shopping and leisure facilities as well as schooling for all ages. Aylesbury also offers a rail service into London (Marylebone). Milton Keynes is situated approximately 15 miles away and boasts one of the largest covered shopping precincts in Europe as well as fast and frequent mainline rail services to London (Euston) and the north.