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Brief description of site

Langley Park is an 18th-century landscape park with woodland, with additional 19th- and 20th-century plantations. At its most extensive the park covered 193 hectares. It is now in divided use, with about 52 hectares designated as a country park and open to the public.

Brief history of site

Mention is made of a deer park on the site in 1202. A house, red-brick stables and outbuildings were built in the early-17th century. The present house was finished in 1760. Lancelot Brown made alterations to the park after 1758.

Location information:

Address: Langley Park Country Park, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, SL3 6DW

Locality: South Bucks

Local Authorities:

Buckinghamshire; South Bucks; Wexham

Historical County: Buckinghamshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 165 Grid Ref: TQ010817
Latitude: 51.5252 Longitude: -0.545533

Directions:

The site is off the A412 to Slough.

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

The site is open daily, from 8.15am to around dusk. Please telephone 01 753 511060

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: country park

Context or principal building: public park

Site first created: 1202 to 1760

Main period of development: 18th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 193

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