Visit Buckinghamshire and The Chilterns has created some brand-new itineraries for things to do if you find yourself in the county and they can be found on their website at: www.visitbuckinghamshire.org/. They will help everyone to learn more about Buckinghamshire’s splendid historic houses, vibrant market towns, food and drink offerings, the family fun on offer and much more besides.
The itineraries are based around a three-day time slot in the county but are packed with ideas for those who are lucky enough to have more time than that.
Buckinghamshire has a wealth of historic homes of cultural significance, and you can revel in a bygone age with trips to the French chateau inspired Waddesdon Manor, the home of PM Benjamin Disraeli at Hughenden Manor, scandal-rocked Cliveden House and Georgian gem Stowe House and Gardens, and more besides. Take a look at the full itinerary at: www.visitbuckinghamshire.org/article/historic-houses-3daysinbucks.
The county is renowned for its many market towns with cobbled streets, regular markets (of course) and ancient buildings that now house independent retailers, pubs, cafes and more. Discover the hidden stories and present-day amenities at the Visit Bucks itinerary at: www.visitbuckinghamshire.org/article/historic-market-towns-3daysinbucks.
It may surprise visitors to learn of the considerable role played by Buckinghamshire and its residents during the Wars. Bletchley Park, home to the Enigma codebreakers of WW2, is a must see for anyone with an interest in the war effort, but there is so much more to explore and the itinerary www.visitbuckinghamshire.org/article/world-wars-in-bucks-3daysinbucks will be your guide.
Buckinghamshire and the Chilterns is an area of fertile farmland and there is a thriving food and drink scene to satisfy the fussiest of foodies. Visit farm shops, vineyards, distilleries and breweries, learn how to forage and make your own food, temper chocolate and dine in the finest of restaurants, by following the itinerary at: www.visitbuckinghamshire.org/article/food-drink-3daysinbucks.
If you’re venturing out with children, there is plenty to see and do to keep them entertained. Buckinghamshire is proud to be the home of children’s author extraordinaire, Roald Dahl, and you can visit his story museum and follow in his footsteps on countryside trails. Kids can enjoy high ropes action, a cruise on a canal, treasure trails and a visit to a pig petting zoo, to name but a few activities. Take a look at www.visitbuckinghamshire.org/article/family-fun-3daysinbucks for more inspiration and give them a summer full of fun.
Lucy Dowson, Tourism Development Manager of Visit Bucks, said: “These are just some examples of things to do when visiting Buckinghamshire. Head to our website to start planning your visit, plus you can sign up to our newsletter for news of seasonal events, offers, new openings and more.”
Hosted and managed by Buckinghamshire Business First, the Visit Buckinghamshire and The Chilterns website – www.visitbuckinghamshire.org/ – is the most visited tourism website in the county (over 20,000 visitors each month), providing ideas and inspiration on the best things to do and places to visit, stay, eat and drink.