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The 8 best places to live in Buckinghamshire

The results are in! See where you voted as the best place to live in Buckinghamshire.

A hop and a skip into London, yet somehow a million miles away, Buckinghamshire is famous for its stunning Chilterns landscape, chic market towns and relaxed pace of life. Oh, and did we mention the grammar schools?

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Long Crendon Manor
1

Long Crendon

Don't let the tranquil surrounds fool you - Long Crendon has a bustling community, and plenty of great schools on the doorstep.

Marlow
5

Marlow

Well-heeled Marlow is a dead cert for city dwellers thanks to the super-speedy London commute, fabulous shopping and Michelin-starred foodie scene (courtesy of local boy Tom Kerridge).

6

Great Missenden

A postcard-perfect village nestled in the Chiltern Hills, Great Missenden and its sister Little Missenden boasts literary history and plenty of traditional shops and eateries.

The King's Arm Hotel Amersham
3

Amersham

Home of Michelin-starred eats, National Trust properties and period cottages, Amersham is an old soul with plenty of mod cons.

Olney, Buckinghamshire
2

Olney

With its literary history, riverside location and Georgian architecture, Olney is an underrated gem of a town hidden in the North Bucks countryside.

8

The Chalfonts

So good they named them three times, The Chalfonts are picturesque villages with fantastic connections to Amersham, Gerrards Cross and London, but with plenty of chocolate box charm of their own.

Brill windmill
4

Brill

It's in the name! This pretty village is perfect for those who crave countryside life, but don't want to stray too far from city amenities.

royal standard beaconsfield
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Beaconsfield

Within a stone's throw of the capital, Beaconsfield may top 'most expensive' lists, but the period properties, nearby country walks and good gastro scene make it a corker.