Tourist Information Centre

 Located in The Old Gaol, the Tourist Information Centre is operated by the Town Council. Our local experts can help you make the most out of your visit:

  • Information on what to see and do, plus upcoming events
  • Accommodation booking service and information
  • Places to eat and drink in the local area
  • Maps, books, walks, guides & leaflets
  • Ticket agent for National Express Coaches
  • Bus & train timetables
  • Tickets sales for events, concerts, The Film Place and the Bucks County Show
  • Circular Walks & Town Trail maps on sale
  • Gift shop with Buckingham souvenirs, jewellery and locally-sourced products

If you would like to sell tickets through the TIC, offer goods for sale, or speak to us about how the TIC can support and activity or event please email or call us on 01280 823 020.

Opening Hours

Monday – Saturday, 10.00am to 4.00pm

Contact Us

Phone: 01280 823 020

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Visiting Buckingham

Buckingham is an ideal place to visit for a day, drop in for an hour or two while en-route to other tourist locations, or to stay longer while using it as a base to visit the many attractions nearby and/or enjoy walking the extensive footpath network.

Map of Buckingham Tourist Information Awards Events

You can download our Hidden Treasures of Buckingham leaflet or view our new online map for information on the special places and features of Buckingham.

Tourist Information Centre

Located in The Old Gaol Museum in the centre of Town, our local experts can provide local information, travel information, accommodation lists, booking facilities, holiday guides, and local gifts. Maps, books and theatre tokens may be purchased, and National Express bookings can be made.

Open Mon – Sat, 10.00am to 4.00pm; call 01280 823 020 or email

For further information please visit


Best Kept Village Competition
image2There are six Best Kept Village awards for the following location and population categories:
Gurney Cup (less than 500 population)
Morris Cup (less than 1500 population)
DeFraine Cup (less than 3000 population)
Michaelis Cup (more than urban 3000 population)
Pushman Cup (more than rural 3000 population)
Tindall Cup (the best of the previous years winners)

Buckingham Town falls into the Michaelis Cup category and has won the Michaelis Cup for the Best Kept Small Town four times; 2002, 2005, 2008 and 2011. In 2008 Buckingham also won the Sword of Excellence for the winner with the highest points from all the above categories.

Disabled Go

DisabledGo are working with Buckingham Town Council to provide disabled access information to the area with access guides to 100 venues including shops, restaurants, hotels and parks. Click here to go to the Buckingham Disabled Go webpage.


If you wish to use Buckingham Town Council’s Shopmobility service while visiting the town, you can find further details on our Shopmobility page.

Our Services

Buckingham Town Council is the local Council for the town of Buckingham in the County of Buckinghamshire. The Town Council provides a wide range of services and facilities including the cemetery, parks and green spaces, allotments and many others.


There are many old styles of housing in the streets off the town centre.