Prestwood village centre has an excellent range of day to day facilities available including a variety of local shops, ie Butchers, Bakers, Newsagents, Post Office, Chemist, Florist and Supermarkets, together with Doctors' and Dentists' surgeries. There are local schools for children up to the age of 11 years. For secondary education, Prestwood lies in the catchment area for the Amersham/Chesham Grammar Schools and The Royal Grammar School for Boys in High Wycombe. The Misbourne School in Great Missenden also offers schooling for 11-18 year olds. Private schools close by include The Gateway in Great Missenden and Pipers Corner for girls in Great Kingshill. Nearby Great Missenden also offers a main line rail link into Central London which is ideal for the commuter. For more extensive requirements both High Wycombe and Amersham are approximately 4/5 miles from Prestwood.