Buckinghamshire is the perfect year-round destination for memorable short breaks and day trips. With its chocolate box villages, historic towns, quality attractions and stunning countryside along with its cosy pubs. With no big cities, most of Buckinghamshire's residents live in beautiful market towns historic centres.
The south of Buckinghamshire is right on London’s doorstep, so those looking to commute into the capital may be want to seek out places to stay in High Wycombe or Beaconsfield, as both have excellent transport links. Accommodation in Buckinghamshire varies hugely depending on where you are looking to stay - from corporate housing in Milton Keynes to
furnished homes in Aylesbury. Serviced apartments come with many of the benefits of a traditional hotel, such as a concierge service, but combine that with the added flexibility and convenience of full kitchen facilities - ideal for those looking to self-cater their trip.
Buckinghamshire is a fantastic place for those looking to enjoy the English countryside, as the county is chock full of parks, nature reserves and garden estates. There are also plenty of country pubs dotted around, making the Buckinghamshire perfect for a day in the country.
The county’s small market towns offer a wealth of diverse places to visit and things to do: whether you want to enjoy the British village life of yesteryear in Long Crendon, or take advantage of the modern shopping and entertainment in Milton Keynes, there’s certainly no shortage of things to do in Buckinghamshire
Buckinghamshire has some fantastic opportunities for fine dining, with Humphry’s in Stoke Poges, or the Artichoke in Amersham being highly regarded. Those with literary interests may also like to try the Vanilla Pod in T.S Eliot's former home in Marlow.
High Wycombe and Milton Keynes are the best places to head to for shopping in Buckinghamshire - being the biggest towns - with the Chilterns Shopping Centre (High Wycombe) and Brunel Centre (Milton Keynes) both offering a range of retail opportunities all under a single roof.
Buckinghamshire offer several national heritage sites, with Waddesdon Manor in Aylesbury Vale and Stowe House in the town of the same name being particularly fine examples. Anyone looking for more modern pursuits will find Xscape in Milton Keynes has plenty of adventurous sports and activities on offer, including a dry ski slope and indoor skydiving.
Most towns in Buckinghamshire feature at least one railway station, with services provided by Chiltern Railway, Great Western Rail and London Midland. Services from Milton Keynes and High Wycombe run into London in as little as 35 minutes. There is also an extensive bus network throughout the county, with operators varying from town to town.
The technology sector has the highest turnover per business across the county. Miura Systems, 5G Communications Limited, and Orion Electrotech all featuring in Buckinghamshire’s top-100 firms.