High Wycombe, located in Buckinghamshire, is situated approximately 47 kilometers northwest of London. Due to its proximity to the city, it can be easily accessed by car as well as by rail. There is much to see and enjoy while in High Wycombe, including the local museum, which is open to visitors daily. In addition, visitors will be able to enjoy a host of different eateries and dining options as well as an array of clubs and pubs. There are also many different shops to browse while in town. High Wycombe has a host of accommodation options as well.
High Wycombe is a large English town that is located within the area of Buckinghamshire. The town of High Wycombe is located twenty-nine miles to the west north west of Central London. The town has a population of about 92,300. High Wycombe is a combination of industrial and market town, there has been a market held in the High Street since at least medieval times.
The High Street (pedestrianised in the early nineties) has a number of 18th and 19th century buildings, and ends at the colonnaded Guildhall that was built in 1757.
The large parish church of All Saints was founded in 1086 but enlarged in the 18th century and extensively restored in 1889. There is a large well-equipped theatre, the Wycombe Swan, which hosts many acts and shows prior to or following the West End.
New developments in the town centre has been made with the main feature of Eden Shopping Centre, with 107 shops, new restaurants, a large bowling alley and cinema and new housing. The old Octagon shopping centre was connected to the new development. The complex is seen an a major milestone in the regeneration of the town, and is one of the largest in the country.
To the east of the town centre is the extensive Rye park. The River Wye flows through the site as well as a large ornamental lake known as the dyke. The park is particularly attractive during the summer where you can hire rowing boats, fishing, walk and participate in sports activities.
Local attractions include West Wycombe Caves, Hughenden Manor, Wycombe Museum and Chiltern Hills.