Pasture, Longwick, 2010
Longwick is located in Buckinghamshire
Location within Buckinghamshire
Population1,267 [1]
1,347 (2011 Census. parish)[2]
OS grid referenceSP7805
Civil parish
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townPrinces Risborough
Postcode districtHP27
Dialling code01844
PoliceThames Valley
AmbulanceSouth Central
UK Parliament
List of places
51°44′10″N 0°51′25″W / 51.736°N 0.857°W / 51.736; -0.857

Longwick is a village 1+14 miles (2 km) northwest of Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire, England, on the A4129 road.

A Roman gold finger ring, dated to c. 200 – c. 300 CE and found in Longwick-cum-Ilmer in 2019[3]

The toponym is from the Old English for "long farm".[citation needed]

With Ilmer, Owlswick, Meadle and Horsenden, it forms the civil parish of Longwick-cum-Ilmer which was created in 1934. In 1951 its population was 786,[citation needed] since when it has increased significantly to 1,267 in 2001.

Longwick was the location for the Sunrise/Back to the Future Acid House party on 12 August 1989.[citation needed]


Longwick is served on a daily basis by the Risborough Area Community Bus (RCB) with hourly services to Princes Risborough, five times a day. Longwick is also served by Redline Buses' 320 rail link service between Princes Risborough and Chinnor at peak times.


  1. ^ Neighbourhood Statistics 2001 Census
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 23 November 2016.
  3. ^ Fittock, M. "Finds record for: BH-348FD3". The Portable Antiquities Scheme. Retrieved 7 September 2022.

For a map see the Wycombe District site describing the Parish of Longwick-cum-Ilmer