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The Caves are open every day from March to October, but only at weekends in the winter months.West Wycombe village is adjacent to the neo-classical landscaped West Wycombe Park.The village retains much of its historical charm and the High Street has a number of traditional shops as well as pubs and tea rooms.

The design is clearly symbolic and is thought to have been influenced by the Eleusinian mysteries of ancient Greece, which Dashwood would have learned about on his Grand Tour.

The National Trust, has maintained the village ever since.

The village features many buildings of architectural value which were built between the 16th and 18th centuries.

There has been a village at West Wycombe for at least 1000 years and many of the cottages date back to the 16th and 17th centuries.

Whilst some buildings were altered in the 18th century, they still retain much of their original timber-framed structure.

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