01494 is the telephone area code for High Wycombe, a large town in Buckinghamshire, UK.
Phone numbers registered to the Buckinghamshire town of High Wycombe use the 01494 UK telephone area code because it is designated to all High Wycombe landlines by default. Therefore if you need to make a phone call to a person or business based in High Wycombe you should normally dial 01494 followed by the last six digits of the full phone number and likewise if you have received a call from a High Wycombe phone number it will almost certainly start with 01494.
Cost of calling 01494 (High Wycombe) phone numbers
Calls to 01494 phone numbers are charged at the exact same rate as calls to all other local 01 and 02 UK phone numbers. Therefore calling High Wycombe phone numbers from a landline will cost you a standard call-access fee as well as a variable per-minute fee that depends on what time and which day you are calling on. Calls to 01494 numbers will be free from mobile phones if you use your free inclusive minutes that are part of your contract or tariff, however please check with your mobile network provider for full details about your call charges as calling a High Wycombe phone will usually cost substantially more than equivalent landline-to-landline calls if you are not using any free minutes.
Calling High Wycombe (01494) phone numbers from outside the UK
Calling a High Wycombe phone number from outside the UK using their 01494 area code is an easy process that you can replicate for all UK 01 and 02 phone numbers. Firstly you should remove the initial zero ‘0‘ from the 01494 area code, leaving you with 1494. You should then replace this zero with the international dial-in code for the UK ‘+44‘ thus giving you +441494, then you can just dial the remaining six digits of the full High Wycombe phone number you are trying to call from abroad. Therefore if you wanted to call the High Wycombe Tourist Information Centre from outside the UK using their 01494 421 892 phone number you would instead dial +441494 421 892.
Some helpful High Wycombe (01494) phone numbers
Phone numbers which use the 01494 area code are generally well-regarded in the local High Wycombe area and throughout the rest of the UK, particularly in comparison to national 03 and 08 phone numbers. This is because 01494 phone numbers are registered to physical addresses of people and businesses in the High Wycombe area whereas national phone numbers are more difficult to trace to a particular locality and may be used by cold-calling sales firms. A few examples of useful High Wycombe general enquiries phone numbers have been provided here for your convenience:
- 01494 421 892 – This is the general enquiries phone number for the High Wycombe Tourist Information Centre who will be able to assist you with any enquiry you have about attractions in the town and getting to High Wycombe.
- 01494 892 192 – This is the general enquiries phone number for Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre which is devoted to the famous children’s novelist & short story writer who lived near High Wycombe since 1954.
- 01494 513 569 – This is the general enquiries phone number of West Wycombe Park which is an elegant Palladian country house and park owned by the National Trust.
Full list of locations covered by High Wycombe’s 01494 area code
|Bledlow Ridge||High Wycombe||Radnage|
|Chalfont St Giles||Holmer Green||The Lee|
A short summary of High Wycombe
High Wycombe is the largest town in the UK county of Buckinghamshire and is a lively cosmopolitan town which is just a short distance from London. It is a picturesque town with some splendid examples of Georgian architecture such as the Guildhall and Little Market House, as well as the beautifully landscaped gardens of West Wycombe Park. The town is enveloped by tranquil Chilterns countryside from all sides, perfect for hikers and dog-walkers. The famous children’s author Roald Dahl lived nearby and a children’s museum devoted to his work, the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, can be found in the town.