In and around Buckinghamshire...

Bradenham Village in Buckinghamshire

Where will you visit today? The rolling Chiltern hills? A magical garden? The home of a Victorian prime minister?

Places to visit

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Autumn in Buckinghamshire

A bat with its wings spread

Hallowe'en bat myths busted 

Bats are a spooky symbol of Hallowe'en and we have many bat roosts in and around Buckinghamshire. Wildlife adviser Jo Hodgkins is batty about bats and busts a few myths about these fascinating little mammals.

Autumn colour of bright orange and yellow on the trees reflects upon the Octogan Lake at Stowe

Autumn colour at Stowe

Discover a kaleidoscope of colour on a variety of autumnal walks to see the best of the gardens in fiery hues as we celebrate 'Capability' Brown's legacy.

Autumn walks in Buckinghamshire

Gray's Monument, Stoke Poges

Gray’s Monument and Gray’s Field Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire 

Standing near St. Giles’ Church, this extraordinary five metre high monument of brick faced with Portland stone captures the poet Thomas Gray’s long association with the village of Stoke Poges and recognises his world-famous 'Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard'.

Places to visit...

Coombe Hill in the Chilterns Countryside

HS2 in Buckinghamshire 

We’re working to ensure that special places, including those in our care for the nation to enjoy, receive adequate protection from the HS2 high speed rail network

Visitors enjoying the Grecian Valley at Stowe Gardens

Supporter groups in Thames Valley 

There are loads of friendly National Trust supporter groups in the Thames Valley. They help support our places like Stowe, Hughenden and Greys Court by volunteering and fundraising. They also get together for fun days out, holidays and lectures.