Speen is considered by many as one of the most popular villages in the area, with an active community life. The village offers Speen Stores for day to day needs, a highly regarded primary school, an historic church, a village hall and playing field. The local area is well known for its breath-taking countryside, famed Beech woodland and attractive walks, plus excellent schooling for all ages. The village itself sits between Great Missenden and the market town of Princes Risborough some 4 miles distant. Both towns, along with Saunderton (2½ miles distant) offer a main line railway station providing access to London (Marylebone).