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Buckinghamshire is a serene and beautiful county in the South-East of England. It is bordered by Greater London in the South East, Berkshire to the South, Oxfordshire to the West, Northamptonshire to the North. It his home to areas such as High Wycombe and Aylesbury.
In the North, we find the vast lush green acres of Aylesbury Vale. And in the South we can go up the gorgeous Chiltern Hills. The River Thames forms its border with the adjoining county of Berkshire and Greater London lies towards the south-east.
The main settlements in Buckinghamshire are Milton Keynes, High Wycombe, Aylesbury and Amersham. This means that Buckinghamshire provides a wide selection of areas to cater for all kinds of people and lifestyles, Ranging from suburbs and cities, to quiet towns and villages.
Buckingham is served by four motorways, two of which are on its borders. The M40 which connects London to the West Midlands runs through High Wycombe and Beaconsfield. Also the M1 Motorway which serves Milton Keynes in the North. Also the M25 and M4 run through Buckinghamshire but only for one or two junctions.
Buckinghamshire is home to the Chiltern Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which is known locally as “The Chilterns” This is a beautiful expanse of Land, home to many beautiful views, perfect for walking or picnics. Buckinghamshire is also home to many historic homes such as Waddesdon Manor which is located in the Aylesbury Vale and was built in the neo-renaissance times. Also located in Buckinghamshire is West Wycombe Park which is a large country house built between 1740 and 1800, is now owned by the National Trust as a Grade 1 listed building.
Buckinghamshire’s population is centrally clustered around its larger settlements such as High Wycombe and Aylesbury due to more housing and more built up areas.
Buckinghamshire is also home to 4 Universities – These being: University of Buckingham, Buckinghamshire New University, The Open University and the University Campus Milton Keynes.