Borehamwood is situated in the south of Hertfordshire, between the M25 and M1 motorways. Elstree is situated just over a mile west of Borehamwood while other nearby towns include Radlett (3 miles north), Bushey (4 miles west), Barnet (4 miles east), Potters Bar (5 miles north east) and Watford (5 miles west). Elstree & Borehamwood train station is situated near the centre of Borehamwood.|
The town enjoys strong links with the British film industry and has many local film studios. Elstree Studios is situated in the town centre and it is here that many TV shows are filmed, including "Eastenders" and "Top of the Pops", along with blockbuster movies including "Star Wars" and "Saving Private Ryan".
The town centre is modern, offering local shopping facilities. There are restaurants and pubs in the town centre while you can enjoy bowling in The Metropolis Centre.
Walks and other sports can be enjoyed in the surrounding countryside. Aldenham Country Park provides water sport activities and is 2 miles west of Borehamwood.
Also near to Borehamwood is one of the leading ladies schools in England, The Haberdashers' Aske's School.