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Buckinghamshire (play /ˈbʌkɪŋəmʃər/ or /ˈbʌkɪŋəmʃɪər/; archaically the County of Buckingham; abbreviated Bucks) is a ceremonial and non-metropolitan home county in South East England. The county town is Aylesbury, the largest town in the ceremonial county is Milton Keynes and largest town in the non-metropolitan county is High Wycombe.

Buckinghamshire is notable for its open countryside and natural features, including the Chiltern Hills Area of Outstanding Natural BeautyStowe Landscaped Gardens near Buckingham, and the River Thames.[21] The Ridgeway Path, a long-distance footpath, passes through the county. The county also has many historic houses. Some of these are opened to the public by the National Trust, such as Waddesdon ManorWest Wycombe Park and Cliveden.[22] Other historic houses are still in use as private homes, such as the Prime Minister's country retreat Chequers.[23] Claydon House is a National Trust property, situated near the village of Steeple Claydon. Home to the Verney family and was also home to Florence Nightingale for some time.Buckinghamshire is the location of Bletchley Park, the site of World War II British codebreaking and Colossus, the world's first programmable electronic digital computer. Sports facilities in Buckinghamshire include half of the international Silverstone Circuit which straddles the Buckinghamshire and Northamptonshire border, Adams Park in the south and stadium:mk in the north, and the county is also home to the world famousPinewood Studios

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Aylesbury Model Engineering Society
Buckinghamshire Railway Centre
Newport Pagnell
Quainton
Willen Park Nr. Milton Keynes


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