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Known for its beautiful countryside and historic houses, a countryside stretching from the outskirts of London towards the Midlands. The Chiltern Hills are ripe for explorative days out in Buckinghamshire, with miles of footpaths rambling through beech-wood forests and alongside momentous waterways such as the Thames and Grand Union Canal. But it’s not all about being active; just as much fun can be had exploring the Chiltern Open Air Museum, while Waddesdon Manor is a must-see for lovers of fine art and architecture and gardens. For families, children will be enchanted by Bekonscot Model Village.
There is a wide variety of excellent shopping facilities from the lively urban centres to picturesque market towns with their traditional high streets and smaller unique shops.
In Aylesbury town centre you can enjoy modern shopping centres, specialist shopping opportunities and can find a bargain at the market. High Wycombe is a thriving market town and for those who like the bustling atmosphere of a lively centre, the Eden Centre provides excellent shopping and entertainment facilities.
Boutiques and small shops add much to the attraction of most market towns throughout the county. Amersham, Beaconsfield, Buckingham, Chesham, Marlow, Princes Risborough, Wendover and Winslow have a variety of high street names and stores offering clothes, shoes, unusual gifts and antiques. Look out for independent traders selling speciality foods and household goods and traditional street and Farmers’ Markets. There is also an abundance of farmer's shops and venues offering locally produced food and drink; from breweries to delis, markets to garden centres.
For those seeking a day of retail therapy, Bicester Village retail park offers excellent savings on a range of designer goods and for the complete shopaholic try thecentre:mk in the far north of the county, with over 240 shops it is the biggest shopping centre in the region!
A full metropolitan “fix” is available with London being just 50 minutes away by rail or road, while the historic city of Oxford is within 30 minutes drive.
Buckinghamshire (including Milton Keynes) is served by four motorways. Chiltern Railways is a principal train operating company in Buckinghamshire, providing the majority of local commuter services from the centre and south of the county, with trains running into London Marylebone. Great Western Railway provides commuter services from Taplow and Iver into Paddington. London Midland provides commuter services from Milton Keynes Central into Euston whilst Southern provides services (via the West London Line) from Milton Keynes to Croydon.
For intercity services, Virgin Trains runs services from Milton Keynes Central to Euston, North West England, the West Midlands, the Scottish Central Belt, and North Wales. Meanwhile, Great Western Railway operates non-stop inter-city services through the south of the county between Paddington and South West England and/or South Wales.