The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Getting here

Our address and phone number

81 to 83 High Street, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, HP16 0AL
01494 892192 (Text Relay 18001 01494 892192)

Great Missenden is a village in the heart of the Buckinghamshire countryside, situated about 20 miles northwest of London. Check our location on the map.

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By train

We recommend visitors travel to us by train! Great Missenden is served by a good train service direct from London Marylebone with two trains per hour. The journey takes 45 minutes and it's a quick and easy walk from the station to the Museum. See the Chiltern Railways website for an up-to-date timetable and details of engineering works which may affect the line. Take advantage of the 2for1 ticket offer from Chiltern Railways.

By car

Great Missenden is situated just off the A413.
From the M4, exit at Junction 8/9 onto the A404 towards High Wycombe.
From the M40, exit at Junction 4 onto the A4128 towards High Wycombe.
From the M25, exit at Junction 16 onto the M40 towards Oxford.
Use the Highways Agency website to help plan your journey. 


The Museum is situated on the historic High Street of Great Missenden, so there is no on-site parking and there is limited parking in the village. Please allow plenty of time for your journey.

There is a pay and display car park on Link Road, less than 5 minutes walk away at HP16 9AE; please visit the Chiltern District website for details about parking charges. Visitors may also use the station car park at HP16 9AZ; see the Chiltern Railways website for more information. 

If parking anywhere else in the village, please park only in designated parking spaces and be aware of any time restrictions. 

By bus

The Arriva Bus Company runs a regular bus service between Great Missenden and High Wycombe from Monday to Saturday. Buses 48 and 55 serve Great Missenden.
Use the Travel line South East website to help plan your journey by public transport.

Coaches are not permitted along the High Street. Please use the coach drop-off point near the Buryfield car park, entrance on Link Road. Download the coach instructions from the Schools section of the site for further details.

By bike

The Museum is well suited to visiting by bike. There are various national cycleways that weave through the village. You can find out more about local on the Sustrans website, where you can also find great tips for cycling with kids.


If you need a taxi whilst in Great Missenden you can find Kingshill Cars at the station.