Welcome to Buckinghamshire and the Chilterns

'The Most Filmed County in England'

Visit Buckinghamshire is a useful online resource helping you to discover all that’s fantastic about this beautiful county. Buckinghamshire offers visitors a wealth of historic houses, glorious gardens and family friendly attractions as well as magnificent countryside all alongside exceptional accommodation (from B&B's to luxury country estates).

Buckinghamshire is unique in the fact that it has the most National Trust properties in the country, is the Birthplace of the Paralympic Movement, is home to ITV TV series Midsomer Murders and Roald Dahl, the children's author, is celebrated at two museums.

Search our extensive database of attractions, accommodation, events, activities and food and drink to help plan your trip and take a look at our interactive map to see how you can get the most out of your visit.

Easily accessible from London, the greater South East and the Midlands, Buckinghamshire is the perfect day out and short break destination.


The Visit Buckinghamshire and Big Chilterns Weekend Giveaway!

Local businesses are once again giving Buckinghamshire residents the fantastic opportunity to explore and experience what is right on their doorstep. To celebrate English Tourism Week, Visit Buckinghamshire and the Chilterns Tourism Network has organised the third Big Chilterns Weekend, taking place during this popular National English Tourism event from the 14th - 22nd March.

The Big Chilterns Weekend intends to show off what makes the Chilterns an outstanding place to live, work and play - something the locals have always known. This year, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, we have 50 awesome experiences to give away. No annoying questions to answer, all you need do is to tell us what you love about the naturally outstanding Chilterns using either poetry, prose or photography and you could win one of these prizes below.

Send an email to info@visitchilterns.co.uk or info@visitbuckinghamshire.org by midnight 6th March 2015. Please include your name and address so we know where to contact you if you are lucky enough to be a winner. Winners will be notified by email by Saturday 14th March 2015.

Click here for further details on how to enter the Big Chilterns Weekend Competition and for terms & conditions.

See more at: http://visitchilterns.co.uk/#sthash.LEOk05Kr.dpuf

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Explore Vibrant Buckinghamshire

  •                               The Roald Dahl Childrens Gallery and Bucks County Museum
  • Midsummer Murder Trail

    Midsomer Murder Mystery Tours with SHO4Travel

    Location: Thame
    Let us take you on one of our tours to Midsomer County. Choose favourite episodes and see the various sites where characters met their untimely end.


  • Buy quality, unique local gifts from your local Tourist Information Centre

    Try somewhere different to buy gifts!

    Local Tourist Information Centres (TICs) in Buckinghamshire offer a wide range of products that will make gifts to others or even for yourself just that little bit special and individual.


  • Top 15 Things You Must Do in Bucks during 2015

    Location: Buckinghamshire
    An essential guide to the must see attractions, exceptionally beautiful scenery and most exciting events in the area.


  • 50th anniversary of Roald Dahl story

    Location: Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, Great Missenden
    Join in the year-long celebration for the 50th anniversary of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory written by Roald Dahl.

    To find out more click here.


Key events in 2014

                Firework displays across Bucks
1 - 9 November in various locations

Annual firework displays in Aylesbury, Beaconsfield, Buckingham, Gerrards Cross, Great Missenden, High Wycombe & Marlow. Buy tickets now!                  

Harvest Festivals and Halloween Haunts

Activities celebrating Harvest, Halloween and Half Term at Hell Fire Caves, Stowe Landscape Gardens, Chiltern Open Air Museum, Cliveden and many more!

    Aylesbury Christmas Lights Switch On
Aylesbury Town Centre, 20 November

Free family entertainment from 5.30pm. Lights will be switched on at 5.50pm, followed by fireworks and music. There will be a small funfair and late night shopping.