Heritage & Gardens
Buckinghamshire is home to many stately homes and has the most National Trust properties in England. Must visits are Claydon House, Hughenden and Ascott House where visitors can enjoy walking through the grounds and gardens of the properties as well as seeing their lavish interiors and style.
Another top place to visit during your holiday in Buckinghamshire is the impressive Waddeson Manor, a 19th Century mansion built in the style of a French Renaissance Château. Step back in time and wonder around the woodland park, see the aviary or visit on one of the special interest days and that are hosted there.
With so many stately homes and historic house, Buckinghamshire has many stunning gardens on offer. Visitors can walk through Cliveden or the world renowned gardens at Stowe. There's just so much to offer!
Museums & Galleries
Buckinghamshire is full of great museums and exhibits. Buckinghamshire is home to two museums of world renowned author Roald Dahl. Located in Ayelsbury and Great Missenden, there's so much to discover about the county that inspired Dahl. Literary lovers can also visit a Flora Thompson exhibition at the Buckingham Old Gaol.
There's plenty of galleries too including The Stanley Spencer Gallery and The Bucks Open Studios, which is one of the biggest arts events of the year! Feast your eyes on some stunning art from both local, national and international artists.
Buckinghamshire is a perfect place to go walking. With miles and miles of footpaths, public rights of way and National trails, walking in Buckinghamshire is safe and accessible for all. The Chilterns is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty so what better way to explore this magnificent region than on foot. Just don't forget to bring your boots!
Buckinghamshire has many attractions and events that make a great family holiday or weekend away. Take trip to the Chiltern Open Air Museum, Hell-Fire Caves or Bekonscot Model Village and Railway and the kids are sure to have a great time!
Or why not discover the majestic Buckinghamshire countryside taking a journey on a steam engine on the the Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway. Or take to the water and go on a Grebe Canal Cruise along the peaceful 200 year old Grand Union Canal.
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