Aylesbury can be found in the South East of England in the county of Buckinghamshire. With a fantastic railway station and great road and bus links, it is easily accessible by all of its nearby towns and cities.
Aylesbury can be considered as being at the forefront of the carbon footprint campaign and being a Cycling Demonstration Town, environmentally friendly issues are reinforced and applauded. Amongst the wonders Aylesbury has for you to find is the King’s Head Pub.
Owned by the National Trust, the Kind’s Head Pub is said to be haunted by several spectres!
Also in Aylesbury is the fabulous Roald Dahl Gallery, where you will be transported back into your childhood with images such as a giant peach and the great glass elevator! Aylesbury hosts markets three times per week and has a great range of accommodation choices so you can enjoy each and every day to its fullest.
King’s Head, King’s Head Passage, Market Square, Aylesbury Bucks HP20 2RW (01296) 381501
Regarded as one of the oldest coaching inns in the south of England, the King’s Head is reputedly built on the site of an ancient friary.
Now owned and operated by the National Trust, the inn is still open as a public house.
Buckinghamshire County Museum, Church Street, Aylesbury HP20 2QP (01296) 331441
Housed in a building dating from the 15th century, Buckinghamshire County Museum showcases Buckinghamshire’s heritage.
Collections include prehistoric, Roman and medieval finds; minerals; textiles and objects from Buckinghamshire’s social history.
Also housed within the museum is the Roald Dahl Children’s Gallery. Dahl was a prolific writer and World War II fighter pilot. He also wrote the screenplays for “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” and the James Bond movie, “You Only Live Twice”.
Visitors to the gallery can encounter James and the Giant Peach; investigate inventions with Willy Wonka; and visit Matilda’s Library.