Aylesbury is the county town of Buckinghamshire. This was a commercial centre with a market which dates back to long time back. This was established on the main trade route linking the city of London to the south west. Flour grinding was one of the main jobs in this town for some time. Bucks lace made by the people in this county town is also very important. However this reduced in popularity in the Victorian times. in modern times, printing and binding of the books have become major industries in this county town.
Some of the notable landmarks in this county town are Aylesbury Methodist Church, the Roald Dahl Children’s gallery, Friar’s Club and many more such places. These places bear the cultural heritage of the place and have a stamp of the past of this town.
Roads, buses, railways and cycling routes are some of the dominant means of transportation in this county town. The town is served by two railway stations- Aylesbury railway station and Aylesbury Vale Parkway railway station. The county town has a good network of bus services and connects the town to the nearby places easily. The bus services are run by Arriva and connect this town to places like Milton Keynes, Oxford, Thame and many other places. This county is also served by Buckinghamshire’s first Rainbow Routes’ Network of buses. The buses in the various routes are colored in red, green, purple, blue and many other colors. Cycling is also an important means of transportation.