Destination guide

Explore the riverfront setting in Buckingham

The area's art galleries and cathedral are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Buckingham. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the restaurants, bars and riverfront. Bicester Village and Blenheim Palace are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Buckingham

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Buckingham has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gullivers Land (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Bicester Golf and Country Club (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Aylesbury Park Golf Club (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Woburn Safari Park (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Waterstock Golf Club (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Southfield Golf Club (20.1 mi / 32.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Buckingham

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Buckingham. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bletchley Park (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Salcey Forest (12.3 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Rousham House and Gardens (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Waterperry Gardens (17.7 mi / 28.5 km)
  • Daventry Country Park (20.1 mi / 32.3 km)
  • University Botanic Gardens (20.5 mi / 33.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Buckingham

The nearest airport is in Oxford (OXF), located 18 mi (29 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into London (LTN-Luton), which is 27.3 mi (44 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Buckingham?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 150 holiday lettings around Buckingham. From 57 flats & apartments to 42 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a rural property in Buckingham?

There's something inherently pleasant about the countryside. If you're a city dweller craving the rural life, let us help you find what you're looking for. HomeAway has 34 rural getaway rentals in this destination. Want to try a different setting? See if any of our other properties float your boat. Our options here include:

  • 24 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 23 city-centre holiday accommodation options.
  • 17 town holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Buckingham?

There's no need to go without the conveniences of home just because you're going on holiday. Sit back and relax in your very own apartment and explore the area like a local. HomeAway has 103 for you to browse through here. How does £66 per night sound? That's what you're looking at paying if you don't dilly dally! Or maybe you'd prefer one of the area's other sought-after self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • House: 60 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £71 per night.
  • Hotel: 41 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £29 per night.
  • Cottage: 31 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £60 per night.

Can I stay in Buckingham in a large group?

Whether you're hitting the road on a getaway with the extended family or spending a week away with your old school crew, it's always lots of fun hanging out under the same roof! And the great news is that HomeAway has options to suit. Apartment holiday rentals are the top choice here for big groups of travellers. Our extensive database currently has 15 available. The lodging options that can provide for large groups around here include:

  • If yours is a squad of 6, we offer 30 holiday rentals perfect for that size. Stay a night from just £85.
  • If you have 8 in your family, you'll be happy to learn that there are 13 holiday rentals that are ideal. The starting price is £120 per night.
  • Seeking out rental properties catering to 5 people? You'll be pleased to discover we have 11 that'll be perfect. You can grab one for as little as £60 a night.

So never fear! When you travel with us you can bring your uncle, your grandpa and all your besties to Buckingham.