In and around Buckinghamshire...

The Temple of Ancient Virtue at Stowe, dressed for Christmas

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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Christmas Fair at Waddesdon Manor

Christmas markets in Buckinghamshire 

We have Christmas markets in Buckinghamshire packed full of gifts and treats by local artisans, artists and hand-made food producers. There are also festive goodies galore in our own shops, plus delicious seasonal lunches in our cosy cafes.

Christmas preparations at New Inn, Stowe, Buckinghamshire

Christmas in Buckinghamshire 

We're getting ready for Christmas in Buckinghamshire and can't wait to welcome you to our Christmas markets in November. By December, everywhere is Christmas-decked, so set aside some dates for festive fun.

Winter walking

Places to visit...

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'.

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.