Eaton Bray

Why live in Eaton Bray

Eaton Bray is a village and civil parish in the South district of Bedfordshire. It is part of an urban area, which crosses into the parish of Edlesborough in Buckinghamshire.


The village name ‘Eaton’ is a common one in England, coming from the old English ‘eitone’, meaning ‘farm by a river’. It was listed in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Eitone. The suffix ‘Bray’ refers to Sir Reginald Bray and the family that once owned the manor in this village, which was located at what is today ‘Park Farm’.

Eaton Bray Academy is a co-educational day school, which caters for children aged 4-11 years of all abilities. Eaton Bray Pre-School is now integrated as part of Eaton Bray Academy and take children from the term after their second birthday.

The village has a wonderful sense of community and there are many local clubs to get involved with. For food and drink, look no further than The White Horse or if you fancy a takeaway then there is the Café Masala (Indian cuisine) or Happy Valley Fish & Chips.

As a location, Eaton Bray is within easy reach of towns like Hemel Hempstead, Leighton Buzzard and St Albans and the M1. In addition there are buses to Aylesbury and Tring with connections to Luton airport.

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Estate Agents Eaton Bray

If you’re searching for a properties for sale in Eaton Bray, or looking for reputable estate agents Eaton Bray to sell or let your property, then please contact our Eaton Bray Branch Manager Jeremy Knight today on 01525 222333 or pop into the office at 65 Moor End, Edlesborough, LU6 2HN. For more details on our service read our Eaton Bray estate agent page.


Eaton Bray Academy is a primary school for children aged 4-11 years, plus there’s a pre-school that runs alongside the main school. There’s also a Breakfast and After-School Club available for children aged 3-9. You can find out more about the school using this link.


Eaton Bray falls under Central Bedfordshire Council.
To find out the costs of council tax in Eaton Bray click here.

Local Amenities

The Village has a Nisa convenience store which is open until 8pm Monday to Saturday and offers a wide range of branded and own-label products as well as newspapers and confectionery. There’s also a local butcher’s shop, a popular chinese takeaway and The White Horse public house in Eaton Bray.

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