Buckinghamshire is central for exploring East Anglia and the South of England, and is only a short drive from London. Walking is highly recommended in the rolling Chiltern hills.
Aylesbury is the county town and it played a large part in the English Civil War. The Fleece Inn is one of the few public houses in the country to be owned by the National Trust and still run as a pub.
Waddesdon Manor situated near to Aylesbury is well worth a visit. It is home to the Rothschild family and a National Trust property.
Beaconsfield is a market town which sits in the Chiltern hills and Disraeli, the Prime Minister in the late 1800\'s lived there for many years. He was made the 1st Earl of Beaconsfield by Queen Victoria and because of this, Beaconsfield became a popular road name in cities across the country in the late Victorian era.
Hughenden Manor, two miles from the centre of Milton Keynes, for 30 years in the mid 19th century. The mansion is set in its own extensive grounds with beautiful landscaped gardens, which back onto the Chiltern hillside. It is open to the public all year round.
Beksonscot model village in Beaconsfield, is the oldest original model village in the world. The site is set in 2 acres and includes 6 model villages within the miniature landscape. They are all fictional towns, but based on real towns or cities. The model villages depict rural England in the 1930\'s, and is home to a model railway, famous for being the longest in Great Britain.
Pinewood studios is a major film studio in Iver Heath and has been the base for many James Bond films.