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About Aylesbury, England
Located 87km north-west of London, Aylesbury is the county town of Buckinghamshire, England. It is situated within the London commuter belt and is home to more than 70,000 people. Rent a car in Aylesbury and you're just 43km from Oxford, 27km from Buckingham ,and 37km from Milton Keynes.
Interestingly, Aylesbury's heraldic crest is based on the Aylesbury duck, a poultry variety that has been bred here since the birth of the Industrial Revolution, although there is only one remaining breeder of true Aylesbury ducks in the area today. Places of interest in Aylesbury include the Buckinghamshire County Museum, King's Head Inn, the Roald Dahl Children's Gallery, and Waterside Theatre.
The Roald Dahl Children's Gallery in Church Street, Aylesbury, is a children's museum built to pay tribute to writer Roald Dahl. The children's museum uses characters and themes from Roald Dahl's books to spark interest in science, history and literature. On July 2 each year, Aylesbury stages an annual Roald Dahl Festival, a parade of giant puppets based on the writer's characters.