Beautiful Bucks

Beautiful Bucks

With a county as beautiful as Buckinghamshire on our doorstep it’s no wonder there are so many amazing pictures of our lovely home.

We want you to send us a picture of your favourite part of the county.

You've got until midday on the 19th Aug to upload your photo of Bucks, the Mix96 judges will then pick the best one and the winner will get a £250 cash prize!

There's also a runners prize: Afternoon Tea for Two in the Waddesdon Manor Restaurant 

Photos can be of rolling landscape, a historic building in all it's glory or simply a moment in time that makes you smile.

Submit your photo below.

Sponsored by Waddesdon Manor


Here are some of the exciting things happening at Waddesdon Manor over the Summer and beyond:

  • Summer holidays with Mimi 10am-4pm Wednesdays to Sundays until 31 August. Join Mimi the Mynah, our feathered mascot, on an adventurous trail around Waddesdon this summer exploring the Rothschild family heritage. 
  • Poupon’s children’s afternoon tea 12pm-4.15pm Wednesdays to Sundays until 28 October.Treat the kids to a special afternoon tea inspired by Poupon, Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild’s beloved pet poodle. 
  • Magical birds with Anne Booth 9 August, 11am, 12pm, 2pm and 3pm. Create your own magical birds in these free drop in workshops. 
  • Kids’ drumming workshops 10 and 24 August, 10am- 4pm. Make some noise this summer with our fun-filled day workshops that explore African and Latin music cultures. 
  • Stargazing evening  11 August, 7.30pm – midnight. Enjoy a delicious two-course dinner, astronomy lecture and stargazing on the Parterre.
  • Open air cinema with the Luna Cinema 25 August. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - book online. 
  • Chilli Fest 1-2 September, 10am-5pm. Turn up the heat at this food festival, fun for all the family with craft activities, salsa dancing, face painting and live music. 
  • Horrible Halloween 20-28 October, 10am-3pm. Join us over the October half-term for spooky fun down at the Stables including pumpkin carving, outdoor trail and spooky afternoon teas for kids. 
  • Fête Worse than Death 27-28 October, 10am-4pm.  Our annual two-day Halloween party at the Stables is back, with games, stalls and face painting. 

Photo competition: Beautiful Bucks 2018

Upload your snapshot of beautiful Bucks for a chance to win £250 cash. You don’t need to be a professional photographer, just post a picture of something that you think represents the beauty of the county! It could be a breath-taking view of the Chilterns, one of our historic local markets or a great local landmark… Whatever it is, snap it and upload it here.

Terms & Conditions:

  • Pictures may be uploaded until midday on the 19th August. Mix96 will pick a winner which will be announced on the Breakfast Show on Monday 20th.
  • Submitted pictures must be of a location in Buckinghamshire.
  • Use of your picture is at the website editor’s discretion.
  • Pictures deemed as inappropriate by Mix96 will not be accepted.
  • By uploading your picture you agree to give Mix96 full rights to make use of the image in whatever way we choose. 
  • Voting is optional but will not count towards the judge's final decision

This competition was open for submissions and voting from 12:01am, 6th Aug 2018 until 12:00pm, 19th Aug 2018.

You must Login to rate in this competition.

There are currently 287 photos in this competition.

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Hare in my parking space

"Took this photograph early in the morning on 4th July at Arla Aston Clinton."

Submitted by Shane Chapman at 9:30pm, 18th Aug 2018.

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A view from window

"A view over the lake at Watermead out of my front room window. Taken on my Iphone"

Submitted by Linda Redfern at 8:48pm, 9th Aug 2018.

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Dockey Wood Bluebells

"An early start was required to get to Dockey Wood on the Ashridge Estate in time for this sunrise but it was well worth it."

Submitted by Richard Walker at 9:52am, 19th Aug 2018.

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Searching for buttercups

"Taking our little pup out for a walk in Bucks"

Submitted by Richard Takacs at 7:08pm, 9th Aug 2018.

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Cool,Calm,Chaotic Sky

"When i saw this in the sky i had to take a shot, its taken at the top of the slip road for Lower Icknield way off the Aston Clinton A41..."

Submitted by Jim Bryant at 6:44pm, 17th Aug 2018.

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Hampden Fields

"This is Hampden Fields near Weston Turville. There are plans to build many houses on this, and numerous fields. Let&rsquo;s enjoy the..."

Submitted by Alan Robins at 11:25am, 13th Aug 2018.

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Waddesdon Manor

"A lovely day out in July and perfect weather to boot "

Submitted by Terry Cummings at 3:36pm, 6th Aug 2018.

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View of High Wycombe

"This is a view of High Wycombe from the Golden Ball in West Wycombe."

Submitted by Roxanne Millward at 11:02am, 15th Aug 2018.

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Woods

"The sun setting through the trees by haydon hill park"

Submitted by Charlotte Bull at 6:04am, 14th Aug 2018.

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The Lone Furrow

"I was just driving along the road near Calvert when I spotted this lovely scene and luckily I had my camera in the car."

Submitted by Richard Walker at 9:56am, 19th Aug 2018.

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Eythrope Reflections

"River Thame on Eythrope estate"

Submitted by fiona ladyman at 10:52pm, 8th Aug 2018.

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Putting your feet up

"By Greatmoor Lake at Steeple Claydon"

Submitted by Vicki Nicklin at 12:54pm, 9th Aug 2018.

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Fields on Bierton Road

"I walk past these fields and this stunning view every morning on my way to work. This photo was taken when I took my dog for a walk and the..."

Submitted by Georgia Eccles at 7:55pm, 16th Aug 2018.

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Love in the Bucks

"Taken by River Thame, Aylesbury Ring (When you meet your one true love on a beautiful day by the river). "

Submitted by Andrew Parkin at 7:39am, 10th Aug 2018.

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Speen

"Princes Risborough"

Submitted by Taislaine De souza at 10:13pm, 6th Aug 2018.

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Early morning stroll through Eythrope.

"Eythrope is such a magical little area. So many hidden gems around there. Me and my brother had a gorgeous stroll on a cold Autumn morning."

Submitted by Josh Spacagna at 12:47am, 11th Aug 2018.

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Aylesbury’s Historical Almshouses

Submitted by Carly Sayell at 7:25pm, 7th Aug 2018.

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Natural Disaster

"Beauty comes in all shapes and sizes"

Submitted by Marcus Albrighton at 1:08pm, 14th Aug 2018.

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Bee Beautiful

"A Bucks bumble bee on beautiful flower grown in my back garden in Little Kimble - picture taken 16.08.18."

Submitted by Hazel Kilpatrick at 2:36pm, 17th Aug 2018.

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Waddesdon Greenway Sunset

"A beautiful Sunset over the new footpath, linking Aylesbury with Waddesdon"

Submitted by Charlie Cuppleditch at 12:55pm, 16th Aug 2018.