Located in North Bucknghamshire, Buckingham is a small market town. The town has a number of technology parks and industrial estates in electronic, foods and composite material fields. The town also has a thriving retail industry and which engages quite a number of people in this town.
Road, bus, canal and railways serve as the dominant means of transportation in this town for the people.
University of Buckingham provides the scope for higher education to the people. This is a private university and most of the students are from overseas. Apart from this, the town has a number of secondary schools and colleges.
The town has a number of tourist attractions. The Chantry Chapel, Stowe School, Stowe landscape gardens, the Buckingham Old Gaol museum are some of the places which cater to the tourists. The town also has a number of hotels where the tourists can stay during their visit to the town. Best Western Buckingham Hotel, Travelodge, the Villers Hotel and White Hart are the main hotels where people usually stay during their stay in this town.
Football, cricket, golf, rugby, swimming are some of the games which are immensely popular in this town. The rugby club has separate teams for men and women in this town.
The Buckingham Old Gaol is the museum in the town and houses many artifacts relating to the history of the place. Many temporary exhibitions are held in this museum. This museum also is the place for the tourist information centre of the town.