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Bryants Bottom is a small hamlet within the Hughenden Valley parish in the Chiltern Hills in Buckinghamshire. It is in the Green Belt and is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).
Located in a deep valley, Bryants Bottom consists of 66 households and is surrounded by farmland and beech woods. The Chiltern countryside is renowned for its sweeping chalk grasslands and wild flowers, its magnificent beechwoods, sparkling chalk streams, deeply wooded valleys, and quiet lanes just made for walking.
The Chilterns around Bryants Bottom is a heavily wooded landscape, with the famous beechwoods the jewel in the crown. The changing colours of these woods, through spring green above carpets of bluebells to rich autumn golds adds variety and beauty to the valley.
The area has been well wooded for hundreds of years and today is still one of the most wooded parts of England with over one fifth covered by woodland. Ash, cherry and oak are widespread as well as beech. The Chilterns used to support a wide range of woodland industries including chair-making. The furniture trade in High Wycombe, the nearest town to Bryants Bottom, today has its roots in the activities of the 19th century chairmakers who made High Wycombe the chair making capital of the world. Today, the woods are still harvested for timber but management for amenity, recreation and wildlife value has become equally important.