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Exploring the most picturesque & historic places to visit in Buckinghamshire, England.

About the county of Buckinghamshire

A county in England

Buckinghamshire is the home county of 'Chequers' the country residence of the Prime Minister of England.
The rolling Chiltern Hills, delightful Country walks, unique market Towns and quaint little Villages are just a taste of what Buckinghamshire has to offer. Buckinghamshire is located in the South-East of England, neighbouring the capital City of London. Local Attractions include the 19th Century, award winning Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire County Museum and the Roald Dahl Children's Gallery.

Buckinghamshire's county town is Aylesbury, which is in the south of the county. People born in Aylesbury are often refered to as 'Aylesbury Ducks' which is a reference to the white duck that is native to the area.

Other towns in Buckinghamshire include Milton Keynes, Buckingham, High Wycombe, Olney and Beaconsfield.
Also found in Buckinghamshire is Bletchley Park, a stately home approximately 50 miles from London which during World War 2 was used by British Military Intelligence to break Nazi Germany codes such as the Enigma code. Some of the machines they used and other historical equipment from that era can still be found at the park today in the museum there.

Or see below for all the magical places Buckinghamshire has to offer, including the best accommodation for those wishing to stay in an historic property or picturesque setting..

Recommended Towns & Villages to visit in Buckinghamshire

Amersham, Buckinghamshire

Amersham (27 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Buckinghamshire

Amersham is one of those towns where with one cast of the eye, you immediately know that this is a place with a long history for around the broad High Street is a mixture of fine.....

Church Street Almshouses.

Aylesbury (16 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Buckinghamshire

Aylesbury is the county town of Buckinghamshire, taking over the mantle from the town of Buckingham during the 16th century. Aylesbury is a very busy vibrant town, situated at.....

Lions at Bledlow Pub

Bledlow (4 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Buckinghamshire

This is one of Buckinghamshire most attractive villages. Anyone visiting the area could be forgiven for thinking they had seen it somewhere before because the village has been the setting for scenes in the T.V. drama Midsommer Murders. Take a close look at the Church of The Holy Trinity - in one episode this became St.Michael's church...

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Recommended Attractions to visit in Buckinghamshire

Quainton Railway Museum, Quainton, Near Aylesbury, Bucks.

Buckinghamshire Railway Centre (9 Pictures)

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Dorney Court, near Windsor, Buckinghamshire.

Dorney Court (1 Pictures)

Dorney Court is unusual in that it has passed by direct descent, father to son, through 13 generations of the Palmer family in.....

Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire

Waddesdon Manor (92 Pictures)

Creator of Waddesdon, Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild, who was a great fan of France and its arts, together with his french.....

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