High Wycombe , (previously Chepping Wycombe or Chipping Wycombe as late as 1911) is a large town in Buckinghamshire, England. It is west-north-west of Charing Cross in London; this figure is engraved on the Corn Market building in the centre of the town. According to the 2001 census High Wycombe had a population of 92,300, making it the largest town in the non-metropolitan county of Buckinghamshire now that Milton Keynes is a unitary authority area, and the second largest in the ceremonial county.  The High Wycombe Urban Area, the conurbation of which the town is the largest component has a population of 118,219.
Wycombe is a combination of industrial and market town, with a traditional emphasis on furniture production. There has been a market held in the High Street since at least medieval times. The town has always had a presence of industry, which in the 17th century exceeded the market town and now Wycombe remains more industrial in character.

Why visit?

  • High Wycombe is home to a number of attractions, including the Wycombe Museum, the Wycombe Swan Theatre, and the Wycombe Air Park. There is something for everyone here.
  • High Wycombe is located in the beautiful Chiltern Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Here you can enjoy stunning views, rolling hills, and picturesque villages.
  • West Wycombe Park 18th century estate is home to a Palladian mansion, a hilltop mausoleum, and a network of caves. It is a great place to explore and learn about the history of the area.