Midsomer Murders is one of Buckinghamshire’s greatest successes.
The idyllic settings that enthral worldwide viewers are hidden away in the rural Vale of Aylesbury and the Chiltern Hills.
Morning: Start the day at the Buckinghamshire Railway Centre, Quainton where two episodes were set. Allow 2 hours. Coach parking available. Tel: 01296 655720.
From here drive through Long Crendon, Chearsley, Cuddington and Haddenham where episodes such as ‘Tainted Fruit’, ‘Country Matters’, ‘Death in Disguise’ and ‘Judgement Day’ were filmed.
Lunch: Arrive in Dinton where ‘Who Killed Cock Robin’ was filmed and lunch at
The Seven Stars Tel: 01296 749000
Afternoon: Drive through The Lee, Great Missenden and Old Amersham where episodes such as ‘Death of a Hollow Man’, ‘Fit for Murder’ and ‘Death in Disguise’ were filmed.
Finish the day at Chenies Manor House which was used as actor Edward Aladice’s house in ‘Judgement Day.’ Allow 2 hours. Open Apr-Oct, Wed & Thurs only 2pm – 5pm.Tel: 01494 762888