High Wycombe Area Code: 01494

01494 is the High Wycombe Area Code

High Wycombe is a large town in Buckinghamshire and the area code for numbers within it is 01494.
Phone lines in High Wycombe will most often start with the numbers 01494 and then be followed by another six numbers.  This is for personal, home lines as well as for businesses and organisations based in the town.  If you receive a call starting with those numbers, there’s a good chance they are coming from the same place.

Cost of calling 01494 (High Wycombe) phone numbers

Calls to a High Wycombe 01494 number are charged the same as other geographic numbers around the country.  This is usually made up of a call access fee and a rate per minute that varied depending on the time of the call – peak or off-peak.  Calls will also be free if you have inclusive minutes on your agreement, but you should check with your provider.  Charges for mobiles are usually higher than for landlines when there are no free minutes.

Calling High Wycombe (01494) phone numbers from outside the UK

The process of calling a number from outside the UK is a little different than when calling from within it.  For a High Wycombe number, you start by removing the 0 from the beginning and adding the international calling code for the UK – +44.  Then just dial the rest of the number as normal.  This would take a normal number 01494 421 892 and change it to +441494 421 892.

Some helpful High Wycombe (01494) phone numbers

The public generally prefers local numbers because there are negatively associated with general 08 and 03 numbers – what they cost, where they are based.  This is different for local numbers and that’s why lots of businesses use them.  People can track where the company is based by their number.  Examples from the town include:

  • 01494 421 892 – High Wycombe Tourist Information’s main line for general queries, information about opening times and about attractions around the town.
  • 01494 892 192 – the Roald Dahl Museum & Story Centre has the main number that lets you check opening hours and exhibits for the famous writer who lived near the town
  • 01494 513 569 – West Wycombe Park is a National Trust property with parkland and their number lets you check opening times and about events taking place.

Full list of locations covered by High Wycombe’s 01494 area code

AmershamGreat MissendenNaphill
BeaconsfieldHampden RowPenn
Bledlow RidgeHigh WycombeRadnage
Chalfont St GilesHolmer GreenThe Lee
CheshamLane End
CholesburyLittle Chalfont

A short summary of High Wycombe

High Wycombe is the largest town in Buckinghamshire and is a popular commuter location for London.  It is well known for its architecture including Georgian buildings such as the Little Market House and Guildhall.  West Wycombe Park is a Palladian style country house just outside the town.  The town is surrounded by the Chilterns and is a popular spot to stay and explore.  And finally, it had a celebrated resident for many years – children’s author Roald Dahl lived nearby and there is a museum dedicated to him in the town.