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Things To Do in Buckinghamshire

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Known for its beautiful countryside and historic houses, the county of Buckinghamshire is sure to provide you with inspiration for what to do on days out.

The south of Buckinghamshire is right on London’s doorstep and is home to the towns of High Wycombe, Beaconsfield, Marlow and Amersham. Go north and you will travel through Aylesbury Vale with its enchanting villages, market towns and magnificent country houses. For more information on the county's towns and villages, see our interactive map of Buckinghamshire.

Things to do in Buckinghamshire this weekend

Many of Buckinghamshire's tourist attractions are open all year round so find something to do today with activities listings each showing a map and opening times for your convenience. Or why not browse our Buckinghamshire events guide to find out what's happening this week.

The Chiltern Hills are ripe for explorative days out in Buckinghamshire, with miles of footpaths rambling through beech-wood forests and alongside momentous waterways such as the Thames and Grand Union Canal.

But it’s not all about being active; just as much fun can be had exploring the Chiltern Open Air Museum, while Waddesdon Manor is a must-see for lovers of fine art and architecture and gardens.  For families, children will be enchanted by Bekonscot Model Village

Top 11 things to do in Buckinghamshire

For things to do in Aylesbury, High Wycombe, Milton Keynes and other Buckinghamshire towns, browse our pick of the best attractions below or find a more comprehensive list of what to do and places to visit at the bottom of the page.

There is plenty to see and do in beautiful Buckinghamshire and an abundance of unique and appealing accommodation options to choose from, if you discover that you're not yet ready to leave.

List of things to do & places to visit for days out in Buckinghamshire

For more information about Buckinghamshire, including ideas for days out, attractions and events, view the list below for information on towns, villages and things to do in Buckinghamshire. Use the 'map view' button to find something near you today.

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  1. Adventure 001 Experiences

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    Flying

    Beaconsfield

    We offer Helicopter pleasure flights and Clay Shooting Experiences at the following locations

     

    Helicopter Flights:

    Berkshire, Maidenhead (White Waltham)

    Cambridgeshire, Bourn Airfield

    Essex, Epping (North...

  2. Amersham Museum

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    Museum

    Amersham

    Amersham Museum is located in the oldest house in Amersham. The museum has a collection of objects, photos and documents all about the history of Amersham and its people. There is a herb garden and there are resources for families.

  3. Amersham Old Town

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    Towns & Villages

    A typical Chilterns town at its picturesque best. Its compact centre has a broad High Street of half-timbered houses and cottages, an arcaded market hall, award-winning museum, pretty church and memorial gardens and an excellent selection of shops.

  4. Aqua Vale Swimming & Fitness Centre

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    Leisure / Swimming Pool

    Aylesbury

    Come and experience a day out to remember at Aqua Vale, where visitors are certain to have a fun and friendly day out for all the family.

  5. Ascott House and Gardens

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    Historic House / Palace


    Ascott House is a half-timbered Jacobean farmhouse, transformed by the de Rothschild family towards the end of the 19th Century and is home to an exceptional collection of paintings, fine furniture and superb oriental porcelain. The extensive...

  6. Aylesbury

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    Market Square, Aylesbury

    Aylesbury is the county town of Buckinghamshire. Information about this bustling market town, it's old quarter, things to do and places to visit nearby.

  7. Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

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    Theatre

    Aylesbury

    The Aylesbury Waterside Theatre can be found in the heart of Aylesbury. Boasting a dynamic and diverse programme of live performances, visitors can enjoy world-class entertainment.

  8. Beaconsfield

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    Towns & Villages

    Beaconsfield is a small market town in Buckinghamshire with plenty of things to do including the world's oldest model village and popular farm park.

  9. Bekonscot Model Village & Railway

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    Model / Miniature Village

    Beaconsfield

    Bekonscot Model Village and Railway is the world's oldest and original model village, opening for the first time in 1929.  Bekonscot delights visitors of all ages. It is a miniature wonderland with a large Gauge 1 railway, where nobody grows up....

  10. Bisham Abbey Art Afloat - Art Cruises on the River Thames

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    Boat Trip

    Bisham, Marlow

    Imagine painting and sketching while cruising the beautiful River Thames on a vintage Dutch Barge. Roy May, an amateur watercolour artist, has made this a reality.

  11. Black Park

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    Country / Royal Park

    Wexham

    Black Park - lakeside cafe, disabled access, walks, horse riding, orienteering. Langley Park - formal gardens, arboretum, woodland, parkland.

  12. Bletchley

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    Bletchley

    First recorded as Blechelai back in the 12th century, the market town of Bletchley,
    as it is now known, is a thriving urban area with a rich history.

  13. Bletchley Park

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    Historic House / Palace

    Milton Keynes

    Explore, experience and enjoy the once top-secret world of iconic Codebreaking Huts and Blocks set within an atmospheric Victorian estate.

  14. Boarstall Duck Decoy

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    Historic Site

    Aylesbury


    A rare survival of a 17th century duck decoy

    The Boarstall Duck Decoy is one of only a few remaining in the country and provides a fascinating insight into a rare aspect of British rural life.

    The Duck Decoy is surrounded by ancient woodland,...

  15. Boarstall Tower

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    Historic Site

    Aylesbury


    14th-century moated gatehouse, built by John de Haudlo and once part of a fortified manor house, set in gardens. Discover seven centuries of history on one of our guided tours. 2012 marks the 700th birthday of this amazing tower

    For the latest...

  16. Bradenham

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    Forest

    High Wycombe


    Picturesque village in the Chiltern hills

    Scenic village with cottages clustered around a village green. 17th-century manor house (not open) and church provide impressive backdrop.

    Please note: designated parking at the village green above the...

  17. Buckingham

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    Towns & Villages

    Buckingham

    Buckingham is a town characterised by its fine array of Georgian buildings & the Old Gaol and Town Hall. Learn about the town & what there is to do nearby.

  18. Buckingham Chantry Chapel

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    Historic Site

    Buckingham


    15th-century chapel, restored by Gilbert Scott in 1875

    Peruse the second hand books in atmospheric chapel restored by Gilbert Scott in 1875.

    A selection of hot drinks and snacks are available for you to enjoy in the bookshop

    For the latest...

  19. Buckingham Old Gaol Museum

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    Museum

    Buckingham

    Housing Buckingham's Museum, the Tourist Information Centre and the Flora Thompson (Lark Rise to Candleford) exhibition.

  20. Buckinghamshire

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    Towns & Villages

    Buckinghamshire, half an hour from central London; home to the rolling Chiltern Hills; countryside dotted with beech woods, historic houses, vibrant towns and traditional English villages.