Research and Insights

The impact of tourism on the Buckinghamshire economy can be seen in the numbers of visitors to our great county and the amount of money they spend here, which bolster the 22,000+ jobs that the sector provides.

The impact of tourism on the Buckinghamshire economy can be seen in the numbers of visitors to our great county and the amount of money they spend here, which bolster the 22,000+ jobs that the sector provides.

Business community

  • Buckinghamshire has approximately 2,700 tourism-related businesses

Employment

  • Buckinghamshire’s tourism sector provides 22,750 jobs in the county

Economic impact 

  • In 2019 visitors to Buckinghamshire spent £901m
  • In 2019 there were 1.1.m overnight visitors to Buckinghamshire who spent £157m
  • In 2019 there were 20m day visitors to Buckinghamshire who spent £592m
  • In 2019 there were 360,000 international visitors who spent £152m

Top visitor attractions (2018)

Attraction

Type

Visitors

Cliveden Historic Properties 495,464
Waddesdon Manor Historic Properties 471,890
Stowe Landscape Gardens Gardens 220,545
Stowe Historic Properties 208,644
Hughenden Manor  Historic Properties 148,264
Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre Museums & Art Galleries 60,000
Chiltern Open Air Museum Museums & Art Galleries 53,833
Milton Keynes Museum Museums & Art Galleries 52,955
Claydon House  Historic Properties 24,423
West Wycombe Park Historic Properties  20,863
The Trenchard Museum Museums & Art Galleries 10,250

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