Winslow is a traditional market town with a rich historic fabric, set among the farms, villages and countryside of the Vale of Aylesbury.
With a population of 6,000, Winslow has a wide range of shops, concentrated in its traditional market square and High Street, many within the conservation area. It boasts a number of historic buildings, including Winslow Hall, designed by Sir Christopher Wren in the early 18th century and Keech's Meeting House, a tiny Baptist Chapel, which has remained almost unaltered for 300 years. It has its own GP surgery, with accident & emergency services at Stoke Mandeville Hospital.
Nine miles north of Aylesbury on the A413 between Aylesbury and Buckingham and south west of Milton Keynes via the B4033 and A421, the town has a regular bus service between Aylesbury and Buckingham and to and from Milton Keynes. The nearest railway stations are Aylesbury Parkway and Bicester (on the Chiltern Line) and Milton Keynes, Bletchley and Leighton Buzzard (on the West Coast Line). The nearest airport is Luton (25 miles).
There are just over 1,000 people employed in Winslow, with jobs concentrated mainly on the Station Road Industrial Estate and within the town centre.