A day out in Midsomer

Take a tour around Henley-on-Thames to discover some of the familiar filming locations for the famous crime drama, Midsomer Murders.

Exiled heads of state: from Beneš to Zog

The Chilterns have welcomed exiled leaders, many fleeing Axis occupations during World War II.

Bletchley Park

Thanks to the blockbuster movie The Imitation Game and the ITV series The Bletchley Circle, the vital role Bletchley Park played as a codebreaking centre during World War II is known to millions.

King of the Goths

Buckinghamshire was the home of Sir George Gilbert Scott, the leading architect of Gothic revivalism.

One man and a book

If any single book has immortalised the Thames in literature, it’s Three Men in a Boat (1889). 

Musical interlude: The Vicar of Bray

For those of us who learnt it at school it’s impossible to visit Bray without thinking of this song.