Buckinghamshire, usually abbreviated Bucks, is an ancient county in South West England. It borders Northamptonshire to the north, Bedfordshire to the northeast, Hertfordshire to the east, Berkshire to the south, Greater London to the south east, and Oxfordshire to the west.
The county capital is the ancient market town of Aylesbury, where you will find Jacobean, Georgian and Tudor buildings and many historic pubs.
In the town of Buckingham you will see the Buckingham Old Gaol Museum and many 18th century buildings.
Population: estimated 800 thousand people
Other major towns: Buckingham, Henley-on-Thames, High Wycombe
Main attractions: Waddesdon Manor, Cliveden House, Bekonscot Model Village & Railway, Roald Dahl Museum, Stowe House, Wycombe Museum
Langley Park, Hartwell Gardens, Black Park Country Park, Marlow's Midsomer Murders location trail, Chiltern Hills
Nearest Airports: Heathrow Airport/ London Heathrow (LHR)