Roald Dahl’s Village

With it being the 100th anniversary of Roald Dahl’s birth, I think it’s time for another visit to this interesting village.

Retirement and beyond

On a recent trip to England, we went to visit some old friends who live near Great Missenden.   I must admit I had never heard of the place, but was pleasantly surprised to read that it was the village where Roald Dahl lived for 36 years (he is buried in the local cemetery), and it was here in the village that he wrote all of his childrens books, and many of them are set in and around the village.

With such an interesting place on our journey, we just had to go there, and I was only sorry that my grandchildren were not with me to enjoy the stroll around the village.

The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre is on the High Street, we didn’t manage to go inside as it had closed for the day, but we got some leaflets and followed the village trail.

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