Visit Aylesbury and the surrounding villages and stay in bed & breakfast accommodation:
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. Aylesbury's name dates from the Anglo-Saxon age though its history goes back to around 650BC. During these times it was a major market town. It was famous as the burial place of Saint Osyth. In 1086, the listing in the Domesday Book showed that William the Conqueror took the manor of Aylesbury for himself.
Aylesbury became the county town of Buckinghamshire in 1529 on King Henry VIII's declaration.
During the English Civil War it was a stronghold for the Parliamentarian forces.
Chequers, the country residence of the Prime Minister of the UK since 1921, is just outside Aylesbury.
The town's population has doubled since the 1960s due to new housing estates: Walton Court, Stoke Grange, Elm Farm, Southcourt, Broughton, Quarrendon, Meadowcroft, Haydon Hill, Elmhurst, Prebendal Farm, Bedgrove, Fairford Leys and Watermead.
Aylesbury has also expanded to envelope New Zealand, California, Prebendal Farm, Bedgrove, Quarrendon, Walton, Turnfurlong and Broughton.
Trains from London Marylebone terminate at Aylesbury railway station.
Schools: Sir Henry Floyd Grammar, Aylesbury High, The Grange, Mandeville Upper, Aylesbury Grammar, Quarrendon Upper.
There are 3 industrial centres helping to maintain a low unemployment rate.
Aylesbury is twinned with Bourg-en-Bresse, France.
Places of interest include Roald Dahl Children's Gallery, King's Head Inn and Buckinghamshire County Museum.
Nearby towns: Berkhamsted, Bicester, Buckingham, Leighton Buzzard, Princes Risborough, Thame, Tring, Wendover
Nearby villages: Aston Clinton, Broughton, Buckland, Draytom Beauchamp, Hartwell, Hulcott, Quarrendon, Rowsham, Stoke Mandeville, Weston Turville
Have you decided to visit Aylesbury or the surrounding villages? Please look above for somewhere to stay in:
- a Aylesbury bed and breakfast (a Aylesbury B&B or Aylesbury b and b)
- a Aylesbury guesthouse
- a Aylesbury hotel (or motel)
- a Aylesbury self-catering establishment, or
- other Aylesbury accommodation