Located to the northeast of London, Buckinghamshire is known for its expansive countryside and picturesque views.
The River Thames runs along the southern end of Buckinghamshire and the Grand Union Canal, which stretches from London to Birmingham, runs up the middle. The canal is still used today, and visitors can walk alongside the canal and watch the boats go up and down.
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre is located in Great Missenden, near the centre of Buckinghamshire. Dahl lived in Great Missenden and is one of many famous people will ties to Buckinghamshire. The museum is aimed towards kids and has hands on activities and crafts related to Dahl’s bestselling books.
Waddesdon Manor is a Renaissance style chateau with 5000 acres of Victorian style gardens. Visitors can tour the manor as well as the expansive gardens and walking trails. The manor has a large wine collection and there are daily wine tastings for visitors.
West Wycombe is a historic village located in the southern half of Buckinghamshire. Many of the buildings date back to the 16th century and visitors can stroll the charming streets popping into the many gift shops and cafes. Outside the village is West Wycombe Hill an Iron Age hillfort. There are walks of different lengths and difficulties that visitors can do to take in the stunning views of the countryside.
Just down the road from West Wycombe, Bella Vista Camping and Caravan Site is a great spot to spend a night or a few in your caravan hire.