Gerrards Cross station opened in 1906 as part of the Great Western and Great Central Joint Railway. Today, it is a stop for services travelling between London Marylebone, and Aylesbury, High Wycombe or Princes Risborough. The original hamlet of Gerrards Cross was a small collection of houses clustered around the common to the south of the station, but the small, neat village that welcomes visitors today grew thanks to the arrival of the railway - it became a popular commuter town, whose residents can now reach London in just 40 minutes.
From the exit, Station Approach runs alongside the tracks to Packhorse Road, the main shopping street of the village, where you'll find a number of pubs and restaurants, as well as stops for local buses. In the south of the village, about twenty minutes' walk from the station, is Bulstrode Camp, an Iron Age hill fort that dates back to 400BC.