Waddesdon manor was built between 1874 and 1889 in the style of a 16th-century French chateau for Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild to entertain his guests and display his vast collection of art treasures. It houses an extraordinary assemblage of French 18th-century decorative arts to rank in importance with the Metropolitan Museum, New York and the Louvre in Paris. Outstanding paintings include portraits by Gainsborough and Reynolds and works by Dutch and Flemish masters of the 17th century. Waddesdon has one of the finest Victorian gardens in Britain and is renowned for its seasonal displays. Vintage Rothschild wines are found in the wine cellars. Waddesdon, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England, HP18 OJH
The mansion house at West Wycombe is one of the most theatrical and Italianate mid-18th-century buildings in England with facades designed as classical temples. The interior has Palmyrene painted ceilings and decoration, and pictures, furniture and sculpture all dating from the time of the 2nd baronet, Sir Francis Dashwood, founder of the Dilettanti Society and infamous member of the Hellfire Club. West Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England, HP14 3AJ
Extensive gardens surround the elegant manor of Wotton House, created in the mid-18th century by the Evelyn's, John and George. Wotton was the home of the powerful Grenville family as early as the 11th century. Around 1704 the current house was built in English Baroque style by Richard Grenville. Wotton Underwood, Buckinghamshire, England, HP18 0SB
The Angel restaurant at Long Crendon. This 16th century coaching inn nestled in a picturesque village on the Bucks, Oxfordshire borders has built up a reputation for being one of those rare places that combines wonderful food, ambience, and service. So, if you?re looking for somewhere to simply enjoy lunch, …
A Coaching Inn built in the early 18th century the George and Dragon provides comfortable luxury rooms and exceptionlly good food. Recent concessions to modern living include direct dial telephones en-suite bathrooms tea and coffee making facilities and freeview TV.