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in the county of Buckinghamshire

About Wendover

A saunter through this interesting town reveals an abundance of black and white timber frame cottages and houses that are incredibly well preserved. There are also several noteworthy inns of which the most picturesque is the Red Lion where Oliver Cromwell spent the night in 1642. Of the properties to be seen in the main street perhaps the most historic is Bosworth House which dates 17th-century.

Wendover, is a spacious town and situated amidst beautiful open countryside. The Ridgeway Path runs close-by and in the hills beyond the town there are some delightful wooded areas.

Local attractions in the area include several nature reserves and Pulpit Hill an ancient Hill Fort.

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On the Canal

Berkhamsted (18 Pictures) in the county of Hertfordshire

(7.4 miles, 11.9 km, direction E of Wendover)

With so much to see and experience this fascinating little town makes the perfect destination for a relaxing weekend away from it all...

Church Cottage

Turville (45 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Buckinghamshire

(12.2 miles, 19.7 km, direction SW of Wendover)

This village is noted for its numerous appearances in memorable televisions shows such as The Vicar of Dibley and Midsomer Murders. Turville is the quintessential English.....

Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

Hemel Hempstead (24 Pictures) in the county of Hertfordshire

(12.5 miles, 20.1 km, direction E of Wendover)

Set in a delightful valley of the Chilterns, formed by the River Gade, the town is noted for its variety of old buildings which include the Norman church dedicated to St.Mary...

Canal Rickmansworth

Rickmansworth (168 Pictures) in the county of Hertfordshire

(14.2 miles, 22.9 km, direction SE of Wendover)

This is a lovely old town where three rivers meet, it has lakes and watermeadows, and during the 20th-century was known for having one of the finest bathing lakes, close to.....


Woburn (30 Pictures) in the county of Bedfordshire

(16.4 miles, 26.4 km, direction N of Wendover)

The picturesque village of Woburn has an mixture of delightful old cottages and the magnificent Woburn Abbey...

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Coombe Hill, near High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Coombe Hill (4 Pictures)

(1.6 miles, 2.5 km, direction SW)


Hughenden Manor

Hughenden Manor (21 Pictures)

(7.7 miles, 12.4 km, direction S)

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.....

West Wycombe Park (National Trust)

West Wycombe Park (4 Pictures)

(8.8 miles, 14.1 km, direction S)

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

Ascott House the Dutch garden

Ascott House (3 Pictures)

(9.5 miles, 15.2 km, direction N)

This stunningly beautiful house began life in the 17th-century as a small timber-framed black and white farmhouse. It was.....

Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire

Waddesdon Manor (92 Pictures)

(10.1 miles, 16.3 km, direction NW)

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

Whipsnade Wild Animal Park

Whipsnade Wild Animal Park (36 Pictures)

(10.2 miles, 16.4 km, direction NE)

Where better to go for a great family day out than the zoo. Here, at Whipsnade, under the great open sky you can enjoy the.....

Quainton Railway Museum, Quainton, Near Aylesbury, Bucks.

Buckinghamshire Railway Centre (9 Pictures)

(10.8 miles, 17.3 km, direction NW)


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