The county of Buckinghamshire (often abbreviated to just ‘Bucks’) has a population of over 700,000 residents and is located in South East England. The county town of Buckinghamshire is Aylesbury, which is home to Buckinghamshire County Council. The largest town in the region is Milton Keynes with a population of over 180,000. High Wycombe comes in second place with a population of over 92,000. The average house price in Buckinghamshire is around £360,000. The average price for a semi-detached house is approximately £277,000 while the average price for a flat is £197,000. Average monthly rental costs for a property are around £1,100. more
The landscape within Buckinghamshire is diverse; notable for its open countryside the region is also home to two of the four largest rivers in England, The River Thames and The River Great Ouse. The abundance of rural areas can make detached and semi-detached houses easy to find. Flats and terraced houses are more frequently available within the centre of the bigger towns.
The economy in Buckinghamshire is mainly based in the service and manufacturing sectors. The abundance of fertile land reflects the level of agricultural processing in the area. Furniture making and pharmaceutical manufacturing also contribute to the economy. The districts of South Bucks and Chiltern are part of the London commuter belt, trains to the capital are frequent and fast so these areas are home to many people who work in London.
Places of interest within the county include Pinewood Studios; a major British film studio and the Chiltern Hills, which are officially designated as areas of outstanding natural beauty. Milton Keynes is a ‘new town’ and was developed in the 1960’s to relieve the housing congestion in London. The area of Milton Keynes was chosen because of its equidistance between some of the UK’s main cities: London, Birmingham, Leicester, Oxford and Cambridge. Today, the town is still seen as a central base for reaching these cities.
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|Largest County City:||Milton Keynes|
|Population density:||387 / km²|