Olney Features

Local heroes, local heritage and local stories

Jul 12
Welcoming Visitors

Olney, in the county of Buckinghamshire, attracts many U.K and overseas visitors and…

Jul 12
Five Food Favourites

There is a wonderful food and drink to savour in Olney. Here we list some of our…

Jul 11
Olney’s Vintage Trail

The huge trend for all things vintage may simply be explained by nostalgia. But it’s…

Jul 07
About Visit Olney & Partners

Olney was named one of the best places to live in 2018 by The Sunday Times and part of…

Jul 07
Retail Therapy

Olney has retained an  ‘independent’ feel, with unique boutiques and…

Jul 07
Olney’s star attraction

The Cowper and Newton museum celebrates the unique literary heritage of two men who…

Jul 06
A Brief History of Olney

People have lived in Olney from the days of the Roman Empire. In Saxon times, Olney…

Jul 05
Parking in Olney

Parking is free in Olney! There are rules around length of stay. Parking…

Jul 04
Day Out Planner

Olney is the “Home of Amazing Grace” and the famous pancake race – and now a…

Jul 03
Dream Kitchens

With some fantastic showrooms in Olney, a trip here to look for your ‘dream…

Jun 30
56 varieties of gin in Olney

Gin has become one of the nation’s favourite tipples, with 37 million bottles sold…

Jun 19
Wildleaf, the source of ‘real food’

Matt Philcox  is passionate about what he calls ‘real food.’ As Jo…

Jun 03
Bernadette Foster Loves Shoes!

Bernadette Foster really, really loves shoes, bags and ‘bling.’ For three decades,…

Mar 29
Hidden Gems

Some of the best of Olney’s places to visit are obvious, others are down some of…

Mar 24
Q&A Tips

Visit Olney aims to help you make the most of your trip by exploring beyond the town…

Jan 25
Alchemy: Art and Food

Local artist Michelle Turner Davidson has a very diverse workload: painting…

Jan 22
Best Days Out Guide

Olney is a great base for exploring Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire and…

Jan 01
Albert French and The MK Rose

It is now nearly one hundred years since the end of the First World War and there will…

Jan 01
Roll of Honour

As the Centenary of WWI, as well as Remembrance Day, approach, there is an interesting…

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