Towns & Villages
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Buckinghamshire's largest town and one time 'Furniture Capital of England', High Wycombe is a lively, modern location with plenty of tourist attractions & points of interest.
The town centre has some beautiful Georgian architecture, including the Little Market House (or Pepper Pot, as it's often known), and the stunning Guildhall. There has been a market in the high street since medieval times and you'll still find farmer's produce and goods for sale. You must also check out the Eden Centre that priovides a range of high end shopping outlets iand restaurants as well as a host of leisure facilities including a gym, cinema and bowling alley.
History and Heritage buffs should also visit National Trust's West Wycombe Park, an elegant country house set in 45 acres of landscaped beauty boasting unrivalled views of the Chilterns countryside.
High Wycombe also has the curious honour of being the only town to weigh its mayors in the annual tradition of Mayor Making. The tradition started to ensure that the mayor wasn't getting fat at the taxpayer's expense!
If you need a little peace and quiet after your shopping trip, head out to the beautiful, serene Chilterns Countryside surrounds High Wycombe on all sides. Situated towards the south of Buckinghamshire, High Wycombe makes an ideal day trip for tourists staying in London.
Things to do in High Wycombe and nearby...
- See the belongings of the Victorian Prime Minister, Benjamin Disraeli, at the beautiful country home, Hughenden Manor.
- Make a memorable visit to the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre - an award-winning family museum located in nearby Great Missenden and dedicated to the wonderful and quirky children's author.
- Head nearly 300 feet underground into a former chalk mine at the Hell Fire Caves.
High Wycombe Accommodation
If you're looking to stay in High Wycombe then the town offers plenty of places to stay. Clifton Lodge Hotel offers friendly, family run guest accommodation close to commerical centres in High Wycombe. The character Edwardian hotel offers a large garden, restaurant and bar for guests use as well as ample onsite parking and easy access to main roads and the town centre. If you're looking for somewhere a little more rural to stay then look no further than Darehams Farm perched on the tail end of the Chiltern Hills. With it being very comfortable, the warm cottages boasts 1 to 3 bedrooms with en-suite shower rooms, ideal for family stays.
More High Wycombe Information
High Wycombe Tourist Information Centre is on Pauls Row. Here you can find all kinds of information there, from events guides to accommodation suggestions. Click on the location tab for a map of High Wycombe and the surrounding area.
High Wycombe Chair Making Museum exhibits tools used in making 4,700
chairs a day in...1.16 miles away
Victorian home of Prime Minister and statesman Benjamin Disraeli from 1848 until his death in 1881.1.53 miles away
The elegant Palladian home of the Dashwood family and historic village
West Wycombe Park is one...2.46 miles away
Picturesque village in the Chiltern hills
Scenic village with cottages clustered around a...3.53 miles away
Pay a visit to the oldest horse charity in the world, established in 1886 to help the working...4.36 miles away
Bekonscot Model Village and Railway is the world's oldest and original model village, opening for...4.62 miles away
Guaranteed to give you the Ahhhh factor, there's stacks of animal fun and indoor play at award...4.99 miles away
Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre, owned and managed by Sport England, is one of the prinicipal...5.08 miles away
The Stanley Spencer Gallery is devoted to the work of one of Britain’s greatest painters, Sir...5.11 miles away
Caves dug into chalk hillside extending to approximately 0.75 mile. Enter through a flint forecourt...5.2 miles away
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, in Great Missenden is where Roald Dahl (1916-1990) lived...5.21 miles away
Imagine painting and sketching while cruising the beautiful River Thames on a vintage Dutch Barge....5.27 miles away
The Roald Dahl Trail reveals the secret of where to go and what to see for an absolutely squiffing...5.36 miles away
Glorious gardens overlooking the River Thames
Set high above the Thames with far-reaching...5.57 miles away
A 17th century timber smock mill with original wooden machinery. Built in 1650 and restored during...5.68 miles away
Amersham Museum is located in the oldest house in Amersham. The museum has a collection of objects,...6.19 miles away