Pictures of Buckinghamshire
About the county of Buckinghamshire
Buckinghamshire is the home county of 'Chequers' the country residence of the Prime Minister of England.
The rolling Chiltern Hills, delightful Country walks, unique market Towns and quaint little Villages are just a taste of what Buckinghamshire has to offer. Buckinghamshire is located in the South-East of England, neighbouring the capital City of London. Local Attractions include the 19th Century, award winning Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire County Museum and the Roald Dahl Children's Gallery.
Buckinghamshire's county town is Aylesbury, which is in the south of the county. People born in Aylesbury are often refered to as 'Aylesbury Ducks' which is a reference to the white duck that is native to the area.
Other towns in Buckinghamshire include Milton Keynes, Buckingham, High Wycombe, Olney and Beaconsfield.
Also found in Buckinghamshire is Bletchley Park, a stately home approximately 50 miles from London which during World War 2 was used by British Military Intelligence to break Nazi Germany codes such as the Enigma code. Some of the machines they used and other historical equipment from that era can still be found at the park today in the museum there.
Recommended towns & villages to visit in Buckinghamshire
Amersham is one of those towns where with one cast of the eye, you immediately know that this is a place with a long history for around the broad High Street is a mixture of fine.....
Aylesbury is the county town of Buckinghamshire, taking over the mantle from the town of Buckingham during the 16th century.
Aylesbury is a very busy vibrant town, situated at.....
Located in the picturesque Chess Valley along the Chiltern hills and surrounded by famland, Chesham is one of Buckinghamshire's most attractive towns...
The pretty market town of Stony Stratford is an ancient town built around the Roman road 'Watling Street' which runs through the middle of the town. It is well worth a visit with.....All Buckinghamshire towns & villagesHistoric Market TownsPicturesque VillagesHistoric CitiesAll towns in England
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Also referred to as Station-X, Bletchley Park was the top-secret wartime base of Allied code breakers, such as Alan Turing and.....
This great house built for the Dukes of Buckinghamshire in the 1850's by Charles Barry overlooks the lovely wooded banks of the.....
The Tallest Windmill in Buckinghamshire..
Creator of Waddesdon, Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild, who was a great fan of France and its arts, together with his french.....
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