The hill-top village of Oving with its variety of period properties, village green and panoramic views, has its own recreational ground with tennis facilities situated close to the village of Whitchurch, which offers several shops, combined school and petrol station. In particular, it has a charming village pub, called 'The Black Boy'. Aylesbury, the County Town is approximately seven miles distant and offers a more comprehensive range of shopping and schooling for all ages, together with recreational facilities and main line rail services to commute to London (Marylebone). Milton Keynes is also with easy access and again offers comprehensive shopping and recreational facilities. Main line rail service can be found at Milton Keynes with services to London (Euston).