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Milton Keynes Central

National Rail | station code MKC

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Milton Keynes is a large 'New Town' created in the 1960s. For Milton Keynes Museum see Wolverton station which is north of the town centre.

Accommodation in Milton Keynes

Buckingham by bus

Buckingham is an attractive small market town with fine Georgian buildings. A Town Trail leaflet is available from the Tourist Information Centre.

TI Old Gaol, tel. 01280 823020.
www.buckinghamuk.info

Bus X5 from station forecourt to Buckingham, High Street, 22 minutes journey. Daily ½-hourly. Operated by Stagecoach. Buses also operate from Aylesbury and Bicester North

Accommodation in Buckingham

Buckingham Old Gaol Museum by bus

The Museum is housed in Buckingham's Old Gaol and covers the town's history including prison life. Features include the story of a Saxon coin hoard recently found nearby and an exhibition about the life of local author, Flora Thompson. Tel. 01280 823020.
Open M-S 1000-1600.
www.buckinghamoldgaol.org.uk
Bus to Buckingham, see above.

Buckingham Chantry Chapel NT by bus

A 15th century chapel restored by Sir Gilbert Scott in 1875. It has had many uses and now is a coffee shop and secondhand bookshop.
Open TWFS 1000-1500 but subject to alteration.
www.nationaltrust.org.uk
Bus to Buckingham, see above.

Stowe NT by bus then 2 miles

Stowe is a large Georgian landscape garden and park. Designed as an earthly paradise, the winding paths, lakes, temples and monuments provide many picturesque views. Visitor Centre at entrance. Café. Picnics welcome. Tel. 01280 817156. Stowe House (not NT) is a school but the state rooms can be visited, see www.stowe.co.uk or ask at the Visitor Centre.
Open Daily 1000-1700 (1600 Nov-Jan).
www.nationaltrust.org.uk
Bus to Buckingham (see above) then 2 miles via West Street and Stowe Avenue to the entrance and Visitor Centre.

Buckingham and Stowe map