A holiday to Buckinghamshire is a perfect choice for families. In addition to the many historic buildings – there are more National Trust Properties here than in most places in the country – there are also numerous family friendly attractions as well.
Because Buckinghamshire is set in a rural part of England, the landscape is both beautiful and expansive. Enjoy hiking or bike riding through the town during the spring or summer months in order to fully enjoy the lovely views.
Visit some of the many historic properties, such as the Claydon House where those on holiday can explore both the interior of the building as well as the gardens which have been restored to look as they would have 200 years ago.
The adult travellers in your group will enjoy the Old Thatch Gardens. These gardens are known the world over for their beauty and diversity. Explore the more than two acres of gardens and then stop in the gift shop for some made from scratch cake.The Stanley Spencer Gallery features more than 100 pieces from this well beloved artist.The youngsters in your family appreciate spending a day at Gulliver’s Land. This theme park is geared toward children less than 13 years of age and features more than 40 rides.The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre older children can learn about this famous writer and then spend some time in the story centre where they will learn details about the craft of writing.
Many travelling to Buckinghamshire choose to do so because it is in the South of England. This location means more hours of sunshine and warmer temperatures than in some other parts of the country.
In the summer months, the average highs are between 25-30 degrees. The coldest months, December through February, bring average highs of between 6 and 10 degrees.While there is less rainfall in the South of England than in the Lake District, this IS still England. That means that travellers to the area should always bring raingear and be aware that there is a possibility it will rain each day during their visit.
Travelling to Buckinghamshire is made quite easy thanks to the close proximity of Heathrow International Airport (LHR), which is located just outside of the city. Flights from all over the world land at Heathrow and those wishing to continue on to Buckinghamshire can do so by rail car directly from the airport. Buckinghamshire has a railway station, High Wycombe, from which travellers can go back and forth to London in about 30 minutes.