Buckingham, the former county town of Buckinghamshire UK, is a vibrant small market town which has the river Great Ouse winding its way through its centre. Buckingham is characterised by a fine array of Georgian buildings and the Old Gaol which sits dominantly in the centre of the town.
One of its best features are its large green spaces in and near the town centre. Many of its roads are tree lined, making it a very green town. Buckingham is located in the rural north of Buckinghamshire and can really be described as being the Green Heart of England.
Buckingham is an ideal place to visit for a day, drop in for an hour or two while en-route to other tourist locations, or to stay longer while using it as a base to visit the many attractions nearby and/or enjoy walking the extensive footpath network.
As you will see, there are numerous places to eat, drink, shop and stay in Buckingham, which is easily accessible from many parts of the country via excellent road links.
Buckingham is home to Britain’s first modern independent University. The town also enjoys close links to the internationally famous Silverstone Motor Racing Circuit and the magnificent Stowe Landscape Gardens.
Beneath the gentle exterior of this unspoilt town lies a fascinating history, which helps to explain why the name of Buckingham is famous the world over.
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, UK is located in the heart of England within one hour of Birmingham and less than 90 minutes from the centre of London. The Town is well served by roads, being easily located between the M1 to the east and the M40 to the west. A422 and A421 link directly with the Town Centre with convenient car parking.
Our nearest train link is Milton Keynes (25 minutes) which is on the main west coast line between London Euston, Birmingham, Manchester and Scotland. Bicester north station (30 minutes)
Buckingham’s central location makes it the ideal base for a touring holiday of the Northern Home Counties, South Midlands and The Cotswolds with its myriad of attractions.
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