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Who we are and what we do

Visit Buckinghamshire and The Chilterns is the official Destination Management Organisation for the area. Our role is to ensure that Buckinghamshire and The Chilterns is a leading destination for tourism, culture and business.

We are a not-for-profit partnership working together to boost the visitor economy and support businesses in promoting Buckinghamshire and The Chilterns far and wide as a great destination to visit.

Our website - - is the most visited tourism website in the county, providing ideas and inspiration on the best places to visit, stay, eat and drink, including a variety of events that take place across the region all year round.

Our tourism business community is as diverse as you would expect in a county built on ingenuity and entrepreneurialism. As well as being blessed with some of the most visited National Trust properties in the county, such as Cliveden, Stowe, Waddesdon Manor and Hughenden, attractions like Bekonscot Model Village, Silverstone and Go Ape create a fun-filled destination for all types of visitor.

The landscape is diverse, from canals and the River Thames to the Chiltern Hills, an area of outstanding natural beauty.

We also have a very strong food and drink offering, with an abundance of award-winning restaurants, farm shops, breweries, vineyards and gin distilleries. We are also well served with a variety of very good accommodation and transport providers, all working together with Visit Buckinghamshire and The Chilterns.

How we came to be

Visit Buckinghamshire and The Chilterns has been running as a Destination Management Organisation (DMO) since 2016. The DMO is hosted and managed by Buckinghamshire Business First (BBF), which acts as the Accountable Body, along with a partnership with Buckinghamshire Council and The Local Enterprise Partnership.

Our stakeholders

The Regional Tourism Steering Group
A steering group of valued representatives from our local visitor offer, as well as from Buckinghamshire Council. The role of the group is to create a strong partnership of businesses working together to implement the local tourism strategy to ensure Buckinghamshire and The Chilterns becomes a successful destination for tourism, culture and business.

Travel Trade Stakeholders
Visit Buckinghamshire and The Chilterns interacts at a regional and national level with VisitEngland and VisitBritain.

Local Stakeholders
Locally, we work alongside the Chilterns Conservation Board, Visit Chilterns, and the Chilterns Tourism Network. We are also actively involved in Buckinghamshire’s Culture Strategy framework.

Tourism Businesses
We have a growing partnership of over 300 tourism businesses that have signed up to the website and are working collectively to attract local, national and international visitors.

Support available

There is plenty of business support and advice to your help your business, please call 01494 927130 or email

Support for your business

Support for your business

As a member you have access to expert advice and practical support to help you run a successful business.

Research and Insights

Research and Insights

Learn more about the tourism-related facts and figures in Buckinghamshire and The Chilterns.



We love sharing with the world all the things that visitors can discover on a trip to our beautiful county.

Case Studies

Chiltern Canal Boat Holidays

Chiltern Canal Boat Holidays

Digitial Marketing training steers canal boat firm to new audiences

Waddesdon Manor

Waddesdon Manor

Reducing impact on the environment a priority for top Bucks visitor attraction

Boosting Bucks

Boosting Bucks

Helping the local tourism sector to rebuild


Our aim is to help you grow your business and to provide you and your team with a range of additional skills which also improve the visitor experience. In partnership with Buckinghamshire Business First we have created a raft of support to help your business.

Take a look at events specifically for Tourism and Hospitality businesses here >

There are lots of other really useful and often free courses available for businesses, from customer care to business finance and marketing, on the Buckinghamshire Business First website. 

Take a look at what is coming up here >

Why join us?

Not only will your business benefit from being a member of Visit Buckinghamshire and The Chilterns, you will also be joining a strong network of passionate businesses that are all investing in the area.

We have a range of membership packages to suit all budgets, including a free listing on our website, which is the top-performing and official website for Buckinghamshire and The Chilterns.

If you are looking for an enhanced profile, which includes promoting your events and offers online and inclusion in our marketing activity, becoming an invested member is the best option for you.

Furthermore, by becoming a member you will have access to our member newsletter, networking events, tourism and hospitality masterclasses, business advice, research and support tools. There will also be press and PR opportunities and familiarisation trips to capitalise on too.

Choose the right package for your business:

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Meet the team

Lucy Dowson

Nicola Richardson

Tourism Development Manager

Sales & Marketing Executive

Lucy’s background is sales & marketing in the travel industry, while you’ll often find her out & about with the dog in the fields of Buckinghamshire. Nicky was a BBC drama producer before retraining in digital marketing & social media management. She loves yoga and travel.



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