Is High Wycombe worth visiting?

Absolutely yes! Not only does High Wycombe have some great, diverse and rich history, it has fantastic transport links to London, acres of green space around and inside the town, some of the best schools in the entire UK and great shopping districts.

What is there to do in High Wycombe this weekend?

Let’s explore the best things to do in High Wycombe:

  1. Chiltern Hills. Source: Andrew Smith / Wikimedia Chiltern Hills.
  2. Hughenden Manor. Source: Patrick Wang / shutterstock Hughenden Manor.
  3. West Wycombe Park.
  4. Hellfire Caves.
  5. St Lawrence’s Church.
  6. Dashwood Mausoleum.
  7. West Wycombe Village.
  8. Wycombe Museum.

What is High Wycombe famous for?

High Wycombe’s most famous industry, furniture making (particularly chairs) took hold in the19th century with furniture factories setting up across the town. The landscape around the town is a patchwork of fields dotted with lush Chiltern beechwoods which provided home and work to the bodgers of the 19th century.

Is High Wycombe bad?

High Wycombe is the safest major town in Buckinghamshire, and is the 28th most dangerous overall out of Buckinghamshire’s 220 towns, villages, and cities. The most common crimes in High Wycombe are violence and sexual offences, with 2,723 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 26.

Who owns Hughenden?

the National Trust
Hughenden Park consists of some 25 hectares of beautiful parkland trees and there are magnificent views across open countryside. It is the largest park in the Wycombe area. The Hughenden stream runs through the length of the park. The park borders Hughenden Manor (external link), owned by the National Trust.

Is High Wycombe a town?

High Wycombe, town and urban area (from 2011 built-up area), Wycombe district, administrative and historic county of Buckinghamshire, southeastern England. It lies along the River Wye, at the edge of the Chiltern Hills and on the fringe of the London metropolitan area.

Is Amersham expensive?

Amersham – Average house price: £739,232 It has good links into London, with services by Chiltern Railways and the London Underground. When we’re able to enjoy them again, the town also boasts picturesque pubs and plenty of independent shops as well as the popilar Amersham Museum.

Is Buckinghamshire a rich county?

Well according to property website Zoopla, yes it is. Bucks is widely considered the third “poshest” county to live behind Surrey and London respectively. That’s because the county is home to three of the top 10 most expensive towns in Britain namely Beaconsfield, Chalfont St Giles and Gerrards Cross.