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Recommended Towns & Villages near Turville

Fingest Church

Fingest (11 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Buckinghamshire (0.4 miles, 0.6 km)

The small picturesque village of Fingest is set on the edge of the Chiltern Hills. It has a wonderful church which dates from the early Norman period and which has a rare tower.....

Hambleden Lock

Hambleden (29 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Buckinghamshire (2.9 miles, 4.7 km, direction S)

Hambleden is an attractive village set in the valley of the Chilterns, close to the River Thames. It has a "Picture-Postcard" image with pretty flint and stone cottages spread out around the church...

Nettlebed, Oxfordshire

Nettlebed (8 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Oxfordshire (5.1 miles, 8.1 km, direction SW)

Nettlebed is a lovely English village in the heart of rural Oxfordshire...

Henley on Thames. Down the street of Henley

Henley on Thames (156 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Oxfordshire (5.2 miles, 8.4 km, direction S)

Henley held the very first regatta in 1839 and in the year 1851 Prince Albert became Patron of the Regatta, thus giving the event the pretigious title of Royal Henley Regatta...

A picture of Marlow

Marlow (107 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Buckinghamshire (5.7 miles, 9.1 km, direction SE)

Marlow developed into a thriving town from a small community situated at the side of the River Thames...

A picture of Hughenden Manor

High Wycombe (10 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Buckinghamshire (6.2 miles, 10.0 km, direction E)

The largest town in Buckinghamshire county, and once famous for its thriving chair making industry, High Wycombe is the only town in the world that weighs its Mayors, which is a.....

Lions at Bledlow Pub

Bledlow (4 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Buckinghamshire (7.0 miles, 11.3 km, direction N)

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...

Water-Cress Beds at Ewelme

Ewelme (52 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Oxfordshire (7.5 miles, 12.1 km, direction W)

Ewelme is a quiet place particularly noted for its historic parish church...

Princes Risborough

Princes Risborough (5 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Buckinghamshire (8.1 miles, 13.1 km, direction N)

An exquisite feature of the town is the Norman Church of St.Mary, the church shows restoration work from the 13th and 14th centuries and a modern spire built during the early part of the 20th century...

Turpins Cottage at Sonning-on-Thames

Sonning on Thames (14 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Berkshire (9.5 miles, 15.3 km, direction S)

"the most fairy-like little nook on the whole river". - Jerome K. Jerome..

Fishing at Milton Ponds  near Thame

Thame (35 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Oxfordshire (10.0 miles, 16.1 km, direction N)

Thame is an ancient market town whose charter was granted by Wulfhere, King of Mercia. It was later mentioned in the Doomsday Book of 1087 and has a parish church built during.....

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Great Missenden

a Picturesque Village in the county of Buckinghamshire (10.2 miles, 16.4 km, direction NE)

Lying in a favoured position within the sweep of the glorious Chilterns, Great Missenden is an attractive village of charm and character, and was the home to Roald Dahl who wrote many of his best loved stories there...

Great Haseley, Oxfordshire.

Great Haseley (10 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Oxfordshire (10.6 miles, 17.0 km, direction NW)

Great Haseley is a picturesque village in South Oxfordshire, about 4.5 miles from the market town of Thame. It has many listed buildings and thatched stone cottages. The name is.....

Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire

Beaconsfield (18 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Buckinghamshire (10.6 miles, 17.1 km, direction E)

On arrival in Beaconsfield you are immediately struck by the spaciousness of its wide streets and the wonderful show of Victorian buildings and houses in the main street...

Woodley

Woodley (16 Pictures)

in the county of Berkshire (10.8 miles, 17.4 km, direction S)

There is much to do with England's great aviation history in the County of Berkshire, and at Woodley visitors will find the interesting Museum of Aviation which is appropriately.....

Bray, Berkshire

Bray (4 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Berkshire (10.9 miles, 17.5 km, direction SE)

Bray is a pretty place lying on a bend of the Thames a short distance from Monkey Island where there was once a fishing lodge belonging to the Dukes of Marlborough...

Haddenham, Buckinghamshire.

Haddenham (13 Pictures)

in the county of Buckinghamshire (11.3 miles, 18.1 km, direction N)

This is a large sprawling village in the heart of picturesque Buckinghamshire countryside. The village has a long history, it is mentioned in the Doomsday Book and later, at.....

A picture of Burnham

Burnham (6 Pictures)

in the county of Buckinghamshire (11.5 miles, 18.5 km, direction SE)

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Reading City Centre. Berkshire

Reading (222 Pictures)

in the county of Berkshire (11.6 miles, 18.6 km, direction S)

This town lies on the extremities of the Berkshire Downs and the Chiltern Hills at a point where the waters of the rivers Thames and Kennet meet making the River Thames a major river for the rest of its journey to the sea...

Dorchester on Thames, Oxfordshire

Dorchester-on-Thames (74 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Oxfordshire (11.9 miles, 19.1 km, direction W)

This is a delightful village set beside the River Thames at a point where the historic river is joined by the lesser known River Thame. The village is renowned for its Abbey.....

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Side view of the main building at Fawley Court, Henley on Thames

Fawley Court (5 Pictures)

(4.0 miles, 6.4 km, direction S)

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West Wycombe Park (National Trust)

West Wycombe Park (4 Pictures)

(4.3 miles, 6.9 km, direction NE)

Perfectly preserved rococo landscape garden, surrounding a neo-classical mansion...

A picture of The Chantry House

The Chantry House (1 Pictures)

(5.2 miles, 8.4 km, direction S)

This is a magnificent 14th-century Grade I listed church hall. Its timber-framing is typical of the late medieval period, and.....

The Lodge at Greys Court

Greys Court (70 Pictures)

(5.4 miles, 8.7 km, direction SW)

Intriguing Tudor Manor with 14th-century fortifications, and Ornamental gardens set within medieval walls. Things to see include.....

A picture of Nuffield Place

Nuffield Place (2 Pictures)

(5.9 miles, 9.5 km, direction W)

Nuffield Place is the former home (1933-63) of Lord Nuffield who was the founder of Morris Motors. The house is a rare survival.....

Hughenden Manor

Hughenden Manor (21 Pictures)

(6.4 miles, 10.3 km, direction NE)

This was the home of Benjamin Disraeli(1804-81) who lived here with his wife from 1848 until his death in 1881. The couple loved.....

Tulips in Long Garden, Cliveden

Cliveden (78 Pictures)

(9.6 miles, 15.4 km, direction E)

This great house built for the Dukes of Buckinghamshire in the 1850's by Charles Barry overlooks the lovely wooded banks of the.....

Bekonscot Model Village, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire

Bekonscot Model Village (56 Pictures)

(10.6 miles, 17.1 km, direction E)

For many the idyll of rural life as it was in the 1930's has gone forever, but it's charm can be re-discovered at Bekonscot Model.....

Coombe Hill, near High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Coombe Hill (4 Pictures)

(11.0 miles, 17.6 km, direction NE)

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A picture of Dorchester Abbey

Dorchester Abbey (14 Pictures)

(12.0 miles, 19.3 km, direction W)

The wonderful abbey church of St.Peter and St.Paul has a history stretching back to the year 634, but the church we see today.....

Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire.

Long Crendon Courthouse (2 Pictures)

(12.1 miles, 19.4 km, direction N)

Long Crendon is a beautiful Buckinghamshire village which is possibly best know for its stunning 15th century Courthouse, given.....

Dorney Court, near Windsor, Buckinghamshire.

Dorney Court (1 Pictures)

(12.2 miles, 19.6 km, direction SE)

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

Legoland, Windsor

Legoland, Windsor (58 Pictures)

(14.4 miles, 23.2 km, direction SE)

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'Day Out With Thomas' at Didcot Railway Centre, Oxfordshire

Didcot Railway Centre (39 Pictures)

(15.2 miles, 24.5 km, direction W)

Recreating the golden age of the Great Western Railway with steam locomotives in the engine shed, signalling displays, Brunels's.....

Distant views of Cowley, Oxfordshire.

Shotover Country Park (52 Pictures)

(15.5 miles, 25.0 km, direction NW)

Shotover Country Park covers 117 hectares on the southern slopes of Shotover Hill, and is very popular with walkers, joggers, dog.....

Life Guards Band

Windsor Castle (170 Pictures)

(15.6 miles, 25.0 km, direction SE)

Apart from being the largest inhabited castle in the world, Windsor is arguably the best known, and on any visit to the town, it.....

Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire

Waddesdon Manor (92 Pictures)

(16.0 miles, 25.8 km, direction N)

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

Home of C.S. Lewis

The Kilns (23 Pictures)

(16.3 miles, 26.2 km, direction NW)

C S Lewis' former home known today throughout the world as the Kilns was built in 1922. The area surrounding it was in fact a.....

Abingdon Abbey - July 2009

Abingdon Abbey (16 Pictures)

(17.1 miles, 27.6 km, direction W)

Abingdon Abbey was founded in 675 and demolished following Henry VIII's Dissolution of the Monasteries. During the life of the.....

Abingdon Museum (Old Berkshire County Hall), Abingdon, Oxfordshire.

Abingdon Museum (6 Pictures)

(17.3 miles, 27.9 km, direction W)

Abingdon museum is housed in the centre of this ancient town in the spectacular 17th century County Hall. It includes displays.....


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