Living and Working: Buckinghamshire

Living and Working: Buckinghamshire

Living and Working: Buckinghamshire

Located in south east England, Buckinghamshire is becoming a popular setting for UK residents to relocate to. With ancient woodland, open valleys and home to Chiltern Hills, Buckinghamshire offers a tranquil lifestyle for its residents.

Now, with working opportunities on the rise, Buckinghamshire is looking extremely appealing to relocate to. Furthermore, it’s ease of access into London makes it an even more attractive location.

There are additional benefits to the green scenery and peaceful surroundings that are persuading people to relocate to Buckinghamshire. We take a look at a variety of aspects, including attractions, accommodation prices and education systems that makes Buckinghamshire a very attractive location.

Buckinghamshire Attractions:

With 7 main towns situated within Buckinghamshire, there is plenty to keep you busy during your free time! There are a range of museums, zoos, water parks and landmarks to explore on weekends. Additionally, Buckinghamshire offers a wide variety of shopping, food and drink and nightlife attractions to keep you entertained in your spare time. To find out more about what you can do in Buckinghamshire, take a look at the list of things you can do here.

Housing Prices and Accommodation:

Like most counties, the price of properties can fluctuate, depending on size and location. Buckinghamshire has an average house price of £415,940, although semi-detached properties can be found for £369,845, with terraced properties going at an average price of £310,420.

You can see from below the average prices for properties per district, according to Rightmove.

District Average house price
Amersham £676,515
Aylesbury £302,964
Buckingham £327,792
High Wycombe £337,076
Marlow £673,726
Milton Keynes £292,356
Princes Risborough £460,455


Buckinghamshire is home to a range of education facilities. With 183 primary schools and 24 secondary schools, there is a variety of institutions to choose from. Furthermore, Buckinghamshire New University specialises in nursing, aviation, sport and art courses and has campuses located in High Wycombe, Aylesbury and Uxbridge.


Due to its centralised location, getting in and out of Buckinghamshire could not be easier. If travelling by car, the M1 runs through Buckinghamshire making it easy to travel to London or up north easily to Yorkshire.

Furthermore, various train lines such as West Coast Main Line and Great Western services allows you travel across the country, and even to Wales, efficiently. For more information regarding transport within Buckinghamshire, take a look here.


Buckinghamshire is becoming a more and more popular location to relocate to. With an increase in job opportunities, accompanied with a scenic lifestyle, it is no surprise residents are swapping city life for a more relaxed location.

If you are a Social Worker and fancy the opportunity to experience life in the UK for yourself, you can find more information about the roles and support we offer to international candidates here.