Situated in southeast England, Buckinghamshire, England, borders greater London to the southeast. Around eight hundred thousand people populate the county, in which Milton Keynes is the largest town, with more than two hundred twenty thousand inhabitants. However, the much smaller Aylesbury with a population of approximately seventy-one thousand is the county town.
Buckinghamshire is renowned for the countryside and the scenic nature. Apart from that, many historic houses can be found in the area. Among the most interesting are Waddesdon Manor, a castle in the French style of the sixteenth century, and Milton's Cottage, the only surviving home of the famous poet John Milton from the sixteenth century. Motor sport enthusiasts will love the world famous Silverstone Circuit that is located partly in Northamptonshire and partly Buckinghamshire. The weather is unpredictable in County Buckinghamshire, just as in all over England. Sun and rain showers can change quickly and unexpectedly. The average maximum temperature in summer, between June and August, is around twenty-one degrees Celsius. In addition, spring and autumn have quite pleasant temperatures ranging from thirteen to nineteen degrees Celsius. So be prepared and do not forget rainproof clothes.
In County Buckinghamshire, travelers can find all kind of accommodations. Inexpensive hostels in Buckinghamshire, England; guesthouses; and first-class hotels can all be found at all budget points. If you plan to stay in a Buckinghamshire, England hostel in Milton Keynes, keep in mind the schedule for important races at the Silverstone Circuit. During that period, it can be quite difficult to find a place to sleep. However, if all the places in the county are booked out, check out the famous nearby town Oxford. There are additional hostels and guesthouses to stay.
For history lovers, West Wycombe Park is very recommendable. The country house is situated near West Wycombe, around twenty-three kilometers south of Aylesbury. It was built between in the eighteenth century and the original purpose was a pleasure palace for Sir Francis Dashwood, an English politician. The picturesque Cliveden House is owned by the National Trust and at the moment it is leased as a five-star hotel. The mansion was originally built in the seventeenth century. Remarkable also is the nearby thirty-meter-high clock tower, which was added in the late nineteenth century.
For nature enthusiasts, Black Park Country Park is the place to go. Woodland, open spaces, and a beautiful lake await visitors. It is open all year round and hosts family friendly activities as well. Aylesbury is a busy market town that combines the historical heritage of its old quarter with modern elements such as shopping centers and bustling bars.
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