More about the area of Aylesbury
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire is located to the northwest of London, England and is twinned in Bourg-en-Besse, France. Rife with history, it makes an excellent spot for a bit of holiday. It was first a Saxon settlement in the Middle Ages and remained a small farming village until Medieval Times. During this era it had a bustling weekly market and it began to thrive. In the 14th century, a monastery of Franciscan Friars opened and remained a functioning until Henry VIII converted it to a private home. The railway arrived in the 19th century bringing significant growth. A visit to the Buckinghamshire County Museum & The Roald Dahl Children’s Gallery is an excellent way to acquaint yourself with the area’s natural, cultural and historical significance. In the Children’s section, the young ones can enjoy hands-on fun based on the renowned author’s famous stories. For the more adventurous there is Go Ape over Wendover Woods. A spectacular ropes course that gives you an adrenaline rush, while allowing you to absorb the scenery of the area. If you are looking for some evening entertainment, try the Aylesbury Waterside theatre. Check out the line-up which includes top notch theatre, music, film and children’s programs.