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Chequers

Chequers, Missenden Rd, Aylesbury HP17 0UZ, UK

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About Chequers

Chequers, formally Chequers Court, country house, administrative and historic county of Buckinghamshire, England, situated 30 miles (50 km) northwest of London, the official country residence of the prime ministers of Great Britain. The house is listed Grade I on the National Heritage List for England and is one of the unique attraction in this area.



Attractions near Chequers

Coombe Hill1.26km from Chequers

Coombe Hill is one of the highest point in the Chilterns and carries a monument to soldiers who fell during the Boer War. Excavations in 1949 found animal bone, flint tools and Ebbsfleet type Peterborough ware at the site. A small engraved conical chalk block has also been recovered from the centre.

Wendover Woods5.19km from Chequers

Wendover Woods is a 325-hectare open access woodland site managed by the Forestry Commission.  It’s a very popular local family day out, partially because of the excellent facilities they have on-site. You can still find lots of quiet spots to yourself though if you want to, just keep off the play trail and firecrest trails as these tend to be the busiest. There are several signed walks for recreation, as well as bridleways, picnic and barbecue areas, and a children's playground.

Haddington Hill5.9km from Chequers

Haddington Hill is a hill in the Chilterns, and the highest point in Buckinghamshire. On the north-eastern flank is Coombe Hill. Haddington Hill is owned by the Forestry Commission, whose Wendover Woods cover much of the hill.

The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre is a museum in the village of Great Missenden in Buckinghamshire, England. It aimed at 6 to 12 year olds and their families, has three fun and fact-packed galleries full of hands-on displays and activities. There are always free craft activities on offer, and an exciting range of workshops, events, and free storytelling sessions are run in the school holidays and at weekends.

The Roald Dahl Children's Gallery is a children's museum that uses characters and themes from the books of Roald Dahl to stimulate children's interest in science, history and literature. The Roald Dahl Children's Gallery is a children's museum that uses characters and themes from the books of Roald Dahl to stimulate children's interest in science, history and literature.

Buckinghamshire County Museum8.52km from Chequers

Buckinghamshire County Museum in the heart of historic Aylesbury is a fascinating place to visit for all ages. Discover the county's natural and cultural heritage together with an exciting program of changing exhibitions and events throughout the year.  Buckinghamshire's rich heritage is showcased through collections of archaeology, geology, costume, coins, and wildlife.

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Buckinghamshire is a ceremonial county in South East England that borders Greater London to the south-east, Berkshire to the south, Oxfordshire to the west, Northamptonshire to the north, Bedfordshire to the north-east and Hertfordshire to the east.