Aston Rowant National Nature Reserve
About Aston Rowant National Nature Reserve
Aston Rowant National Nature Reserve is located on the escarpment of the Chiltern Hills and a large part of it is a biological Site of Special Scientific Interest. A wide variety of habitats have allowed a huge number of butterfly, flower and bird species to flourish at this reserve. As well as chalk grassland, the reserve contains woodland with beech, yew, and juniper. Overhead, reintroduced red kites are resident.
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It was the former royal residence to Henry VIII and Princess Elizabeth I. Today it is an award-winning meeting, events, and wedding venue. Set in 190 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens. It is also home to Hult International Business School and the world-renowned Ashridge Executive Education.
Home to the Stonor family for 850 years with a rich history, art, treasure, gardens, family days out and deer. Nestled in a Chiltern Valley the house dominates a magnificent view of the beautiful deer park and woodland. Beyond the warm red brick Jacobean façade, a stroll through the house is a vivid walk through history.
The Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust (BBOWT), is a wildlife trust covering the counties of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire in England. There is a wide variety of all ages and types of woodland within the reserve. More than 450 species of plants have been recorded, including 15 species of orchid, an incredible 900 species of fungi and the rare plant Soloman's Seal.
Thame Museum is a local museum located in the High Street of the town of Thame in Oxfordshire, England.It houses a vast collection of artefacts and exhibits spanning centuries of the town’s history. Housed in the old Court House, the museums offers a wide variety of display panels, artefacts and oral histories each telling the story of this historic town and its people.
Nuffield Place was the home of William Morris, Lord Nuffield, founder of the Morris Motor Car Company. Despite his wealth, Morris chose to live simply and gave away much of his wealth to a variety of philanthropic causes. The house is furnished as Morris and his wife left it, in attractive yet unpretentious 1930s Art Deco style.
West Wycombe House has been the home to the Dashwood family for over 300 years. Set in 45 acres of landscaped park. There is also small temples and follies, which act as satellites to the greater temple, the house. The house is open to the public during the summer months and is a venue for civil weddings and corporate entertainment, which help to fund its maintenance and upkeep.
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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.