Travel less and See More. The perfect destination for short breaks or memorable day trips. The picturesque quaint villages, historic towns, hidden attractions, country walks along with its cosy pubs, charming tea rooms and warm hospitality make Buckinghamshire an enjoyable and fascinating stay.
Midsomer Murder country. The rural countryside, stunning stately houses and close proximity to Pinewood Studios, makes Buckinghamshire one of the top filming locations in the country and ITVs tongue-in-cheek country classic catches these sleepy villages whose Old English beauty looks too good to be true.
Beautiful Buckinghamshire is a walkers paradise, from rolling hills to wide open vales, from lush wooded valleys to meandering rivers. Enjoy the breathtaking views via miles of footpaths, take a stroll in the areas beautiful nature reserves or cycle through leafy lanes and slumbering villages. Explore the peaceful Grand Union Canal or spend a few hours by the River Thames.
Hosting London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The county is proud to be the birthplace of the Paralympic Games at Stoke Mandeville and privileged that the Eton College Rowing Centre and Dorney Lake will be the host venue for the rowing and spring-canoeing competitions.
There are many marvels and wonders to captivate, enchant and delight. Roald Dahl conjured up his fabulous tales in the area, which are celebrated at two museums. Unearth WW2 secrets, feel sophisticated in a majestic mansion, tour a local brewery or explore the historic windmills strewn across the countryside. Navigate your way out of a maze, get close to nature at the worlds largest wildlife hospital, experience 2,000 years of history or be a giant in the worlds oldest model village.
For the active and adventurous discover beautiful golf courses, invigorating mountain bike trails, scuba diving, award-winning shooting grounds and horse riding facilities. Thrill seekers will love the adrenaline treetop adventures and dont miss the chance to attend a top quality football or rugby match. Alternatively watch exciting events at the Silverstone Circuit to get your pulse racing.