8 Man-made Structures- Other to explore in Buckinghamshire
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.
Catanger Llama Trekking an activity where llamas accompany people on hiking and walking trips, including eco-tourism. The Catanger Llamas often referred to as the county of ‘squires and spires’ with idyllic villages and beautiful undulating countryside, unspoiled and blissfully quiet. As a visitor and breeding centre you can also visit to see the young llamas or shop for a range of llama related gifts.
Pinewood Studios is a British film and television studio located in the village of Iver Heath in Buckinghamshire. It was home to the legendary 007 Stage, a further 23 stages, 3 TV studios, the unique permanently-filled Underwater Stage, one of Europe’s largest exterior tank, acres of backlot and thousands of square feet of production office and workshop space, Pinewood has everything you need all in one place.
The Aquadrome Local Nature Reserve forms the northern gateway to the Colne Valley Regional Park. The 41ha site we see today is the result of gravel extraction that left behind large holes in the valley floor that now form Batchworth and Bury Lakes. The site has a diverse range of wildlife habitats. It has small copper and gatekeeper butterflies and so more.
The Ruislip Lido Railway is a 12-inch narrow gauge railway operated entirely by volunteers. Running from Woody Bay station on a 1.02-mile track around the reservoir, the railway passes through to Willow Lawn station. Originally built by the Grand Union Canal Company over a much shorter route, the line has been extended in recent years and now covers over two-thirds of the perimeter of the reservoir. It is has been operating since 1979 by the Ruislip Lido Railway Society.
Silverstone Circuit is a motor racing circuit in England, near the Northamptonshire villages of Silverstone and Whittlebury. It is best known as the home of the British Grand Prix, which it first hosted in 1948 and which has been held on the circuit every year since 1987. It has hosted races since 1948, when the World War II airfield was converted into a race circuit.
Temple Island is situated a mile and a half downstream of the picturesque market town of Henley-on-Thames, on one of the most beautiful stretches of the River Thames. The Temple itself is a delightful folly, designed by James Wyatt as a fishing lodge for Fawley Court on the Henley Reach. This unique venue provides a fairytale setting for wedding receptions and family parties, as well as a private location for corporate functions.
The Silverstone Experience will bring the extensive heritage of Silverstone and British motor racing to life for an estimated half a million visitors a year, through the creation of a dynamic, interactive and educational visitor experience. A permanent exhibition that will take visitors on an exciting two hour journey through motor racing past, present and future.