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.

Buckinghamshire Activities

We have recently set up a Buckinghamshire Activities page and also a Buckinghamshire Food and Drink page. If you would like your business to be seen by over 22,000 unique viewers a month - get in touch! visitbucks@bbf.uk.com.

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Explore Vibrant Buckinghamshire

  • 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 14 Things You Must Do in Bucks during 2014

    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.


  • Theatre in the Villages A series of professional performances taking place in villages across Buckinghamshire this Autumn. Professional theatre companies will be putting on a real treat for local audiences; from comedy to cabaret, magic to musicals, children shows to drama.

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.