Places to visit in Buckinghamshire

Visit Buckinghamshire for National Trust manor houses, Chiltern landscapes that inspired literary residents and a rich sporting heritage. There are lots of things to do in Buckinghamshire. Walk in Roald Dahl's footsteps through medieval villages to historic coaching inns. Or nose in drawing rooms in Italianate mansions, the backdrop for scandals like the Profumo Affair. This colourful southeast county has a high-octane side. Formula One cars rev on Grand Prix circuits and crews of rowers paddle on Olympic rowing lakes. Drive or cycle slowly and you might spot the prime minister's 12th-century country house, Chequers tucked away near Aylesbury. Buckinghamshire has something for everyone.

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Enjoy splendiferous fun at the Roald Dahl Museum

Ever wondered where Charlie and the Chocolate Factory started or what a Bogtrotter cake might taste like? This family-friendly museum has answers for children and adults of all ages.

Location: Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire

 

Visit the home of the WWII codebreakers at Bletchley Park

Once Britain’s best kept secret, this major visitor attraction was also the filming location for The Imitation Game starring Benedict Cumberbatch.

Location: Bletchley, Milton Keynes

 

Visit top chef Tom Kerridge’s Michelin pub in Marlow

Located in the charming Georgian town of Marlow, the Michelin starred Hand and Flowers is all about great food in luxurious surroundings.

Location: Marlow, Buckinghamshire

 

Midsomer Murders in the Chiltern Hills

Recognisable by many Midsomer Murders fans, The Stag and Huntsman is located in the beautiful village of Hambleden.

Location: Hambleden, Buckinghamshire

 

Visit the most filmed county in England

Be part of a film set in Buckinghamshire and visit the backdrops of famous film – from Bond to Bridget Jones, Harry Potter to Sherlock Holmes.

Location: Various locations, Buckinghamshire

 

Delve deep inside the Hellfire Caves

Venture into the Buckinghamshire chalk caves that held the notorious Hellfire Club, founded by Sir Francis Dashwood in the 18th century.

Location: West Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

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