Category Archives: Buckinghamshire

Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire – Christ the Cornerstone

Driving home from High Wycombe on Saturday 18 August we stopped in Milton Keynes, and went to the Church of Christ the Cornerstone – SP 850 388. It wasn’t that busy on a Saturday morning – the café wasn’t open … Continue reading

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Hughenden, Buckinghamshire – St Michael and All Angels

On Friday 17 August 2019 we drove out of High Wycombe and spent the morning at Hughenden, the National Trust property which was the home of Benjamin Disraeli. Julie enjoyed the author links – although neither of us (and most … Continue reading

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High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire – All Saints’

Thursday 16 August 2019. We are in High Wycombe, having been to see Taming of the Shrew at Stratford last night, and off to see Evita at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre later today. We went for a walk into … Continue reading

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Penn, Buckinghamshire – Holy Trinity

We navigated our way to Holy Trinity church in Penn. Their grid reference is  SU916933, and they have a website. John Betjeman apparently observed that “within and without, the church has the charm of an old water-colour”. The Nave is … Continue reading

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Amersham, Buckinghamshire – St Michael & All Angels

Amersham on the Hill was built when the Metropolitan Line came to town. The best known film of this is John Betjeman’s Metroland – which you can watch here. There is also a 1910 film of the line here. Here is … Continue reading

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Middle Claydon, Buckinghamshire – All Saints’

Monday 12 May and we’re en route from Oli & Kati near Kettering to Deb & Larry in Oxford. We arranged to meet Geoff & Anne at Claydon House, a National Trust property, rebuilt between 1757 and 1771. First we walked along the … Continue reading

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