285
trips planned in the last hour
8.8
out of 10
Trustscore rating
©

Quainton trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Quainton

Quainton is a village and civil parish in Aylesbury Vale district in Buckinghamshire, England, 7mi north west of Aylesbury. The population is 1290, of whom 1000 are adults. The village has two churches, a school and one public house. The location means that while many commute to London, others are employed in neighbouring towns and villages.Its name is Old English and means Queen's Estate . It is not known to which queen this refers, but possibly the Queen was Edith, the wife of Edward the Confessor. Known as "Fair Edith" she held manors in this part of Buckinghamshire, including a hunting lodge at Mentmore. Edward the Confessor had a palace at nearby Brill.The former suffix Malet refers to the Malet family who were lords of the manor from 1066 until about 1348. At least one member went on the crusades, and had associations with the Hospitallers, the organization credited with rebuilding Quainton church circa 1340. The Hospitallers erected the cross on the village green, the base and shaft of which still remain.
Quainton is in Aylesbury. Our United Kingdom trip planner allows you to schedule your trip to Quainton, learn about its attractions, and find out about where else to go during your holiday.
Source

Plan your trip to Quainton

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Recently planned trips to Aylesbury

7 days in Aylesbury BY A USER FROM SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES September, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: September, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 31 days in Westminster & England BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Buckinghamshire BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Aylesbury BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Aylesbury BY A USER FROM NIGERIA September, kids, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: September, kids, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Aylesbury BY A USER FROM BRAZIL October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Buckinghamshire BY A USER FROM BRAZIL October, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 34 days in England BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 2 days in Aylesbury Vale BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Aylesbury BY A USER FROM IRELAND July, kids, outdoors, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: July, kids, outdoors, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Aylesbury BY A USER FROM SPAIN June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 60 days in Europe, United States, Central America, Caribbean, South Pacific & Asia BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS August, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: August, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans