Hanslope is situated on the north east Buckinghamshire boundary with Northamptonshire. The village has a post office and general store, a butcher, two public houses, a GP surgery with its own dispensary, a church and two chapels. The first/middle school has been rated outstanding by Ofsted. The village is about 4 miles from the bridleway network to Salcey Forest and Linford Nature Reserve which provides a number of circular rides.
Wolverton station is just 10 minutes drive away and is well connected for commuters to London (London Euston in 50 minutes). By road, the M1, A508 and the A5 provide easy connections to Milton Keynes, Bedford, Banbury, Oxford and London.