On the Trail of Midsomer Murders: shown in over 100 countries, Midsomer Murders brings fans flocking from around the world to find those idyllic villages that locals in the Chilterns just take for granted. The majority of the picturesque locations that make up Midsomer country are tucked away in rural Buckinghamshire and South Oxfordshire. Now visitors can tour the villages, stay in the hotels that featured in the many series, see where dark deeds were committed or raise a pint in Barnaby’s favourite pub. If you’re a fan of Inspector Barnaby and the glorious English countryside seen in the series then take a trip through this Chilterns ‘Top 10’ Midsomer locations.....
Chilterns Top Ten Midsomer locations by foot, bike or boat…..
The Chilterns has many Midsomer Murders locations clustered together. What better way to explore these special places then by foot, bike or boat – you will see so much more on the way with time to absorb the beautiful landscapes, the tucked-away villages, the pubs, views and sights along the way.
Explore Midsomer country by bike. The Chiltern Heritage Trail is a 25 mile circular route through the central Chilterns mainly on quiet roads. It starts in Amersham which is on the London Underground metropolitan line. Bikes can be hired from the Bicycle Workshop and delivered to your start point. There are electric bikes too, enjoy the rolling hills and let the bike do the work!
Hire a boat from Hobbs of Henley and spend a week on the beautiful River Thames taking in the sights and sounds of 9 Midsomer villages and 30 different filming locations. Visit scenes from some of the most popular episodes of the series, with overnight stops at Causton, Midsomer Stanton, Midsomer Mallow and a walk to Lower Crosby. Download the 7-day itinerary and further information here
Hobbs are offering special Midsomer river trips to the public on 20th July and 17th August.
Download a Walking Trail around Henley-on-Thames and Wallingford, two of the Chilterns Top Ten locations.
There are public guided tours of Henley and its Midsomer Murders locations every Saturday from 12 March to 15 October @ 10.30am. The Tour lasts one hour. Bookings here. Tour starts inside The Argyll Public House 15 Market Place Henley-on-Thames, RG9 2AA Telephone 01491 573 400. For other Midsomer Guided Tours click here.