Gail Simmons recalls her journey following in the footsteps of Robert Louis Stevenson, almost 150 years after he first alighted from the train at High Wycombe station.
From literary and historical heritage to stunning landscapes and wildlife, the Chilterns & the Thames Valley offers plenty of reasons for you to visit.
The Chilterns is home to some of England’s oldest and most spectacular historic houses, all of which boast famous residents and visitors.
Here are some of the best features of the great outdoors you can find in the Chilterns and the Thames Valley.
From cheese rolling to worm charming and just about everything in between, England has its fair share of unusual events.
This local Chilterns producer is well-known for her range of unique fruit syrups.
Pastry chef Victoria experiments with all sorts of flavours to produce her handmade fudge.
This ethical chocolate business sells beautiful handmade treats out of their shop in Chesham.
Based in the Chilterns, this family-run pudding producer learned its tricks from Nanna.
Very few people aren’t moved to a wistful nostalgia at the sight and sound of an old locomotive in full steam – here are some of the most popular places in England to enjoy the experience. All aboard!