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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. Wolverton

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    Milton Keynes

    Bordered by the Grand Union Canal to the North and East, Wolverton is a traditional railway town and today still sits astride the main London Euston to Birmingham rail line.

  2. Woburn Safari Park

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    Safari Park

    Milton Keynes

    Woburn Safari Park is an action packed day for all the family. From the Road Safari where you can go round as many times as you like to the Foot Safari where you can mingle with the animals.

  3. Woburn Golf Club

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    Golf Course

    Milton Keynes

    A choice of three championship courses, over 54 outstanding holes. Woburn is an ideal venue for a quality golf day.

  4. Woburn Abbey

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    Abbey / Priory

    Milton Keynes

    Drive through the different areas in the comfort of your own car and you will see lions at play on Simba Hill, tigers slinking out of the Tiger Woods, or you can spot bears and wolves prowling along the Navajo Trail.

  5. Winslow

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    Winslow

    The historic market town of Winslow was first mentioned in 792 when King Offa gave the area to St Albans Abbey and the King had his very own hunting lodge on the outskirts of the town.

  6. West Wycombe Park

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    Historic House / Palace

    High Wycombe


    The elegant Palladian home of the Dashwood family and historic village

    West Wycombe Park is one of the most theatrical and Italianate of all English country houses and the Dashwood family home for over 300 years. Set in 45 acres of landscaped...

  7. West Wycombe

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    West Wycombe village is owned by the National Trust. Attractions here include West Wycombe Park, the Hell Fire Caves, the Church of St Lawrence and the Dashwood Mausoleum.

  8. Waddesdon Manor

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    Historic House / Palace

    Aylesbury

    This National Trust property houses the Rothschild Collection of art treasures and wine cellars. It also features spectacular grounds with an aviary, parterre and woodland playground, licensed restaurants, gift and wine shops.

  9. Waddesdon

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    Waddesdon

    Waddesdon is a village within the Aylesbury Vale district in Buckinghamshire.

  10. Turville

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    Spreading outwards from a tiny green, the village of Turville nestles at the bottom of the valley overlooked by Turville Windmill, featured in 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang'.

  11. Tiggywinkles Wildlife Hospital

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    Animal Collection / Zoo

    Aylesbury

    Set in the grounds of Tiggywinkles Wildlife Hospital, is a chance to meet different wildlife and visit the only Hedgehog museum in the UK.

  12. The Lost Forest of Bernwood

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    Nature Trail / Watching

    Aylesbury

    A 5.5-mile circular walk starting at Brill. It combines stunning views over the Vale of Aylesbury with fascinating heritage, including the 17thC post mill on Brill Common.

  13. The Lee

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    The Lee sits around a very pretty village green in the heart of the Chilterns and has been described as "the most perfect village in England".

  14. The Horse Trust

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    Speen, Princes Risborough

    Pay a visit to the oldest horse charity in the world, established in 1886 to help the working horses of London.

  15. Tailored Tours UK

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    Sightseeing

    Aylesbury


    Tailored Tours UK provides tours of Oxford, Cotswolds, Bath, Stonehenge., London and all of the UK for single individuals on a one to one basis up to small groups. Russ prides himself on his extensive knowledge of British culture, guaranteed to...

  16. Stowe

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    Garden

    Stowe, Buckingham

    Over forty temples and monuments, laid out against an inspiring backdrop of lakes and valleys. Onsite facilities include a Visitor Centre, gift shop and tea-room.

  17. Stony Stratford

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    Stony Stratford

    Set on the historic Roman road of Watling Street, Stony Stratford has a rich history stretching to every part of this traditional market town. As an important strategic travelling location, kings, queens, highwaymen and the military have all visited

  18. Stoke Mandeville Stadium

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    Stoke Mandeville, Aylesbury

    Stoke Mandeville Stadium boasts the highest grade of facilities for our leading sportsmen and women as the Birthplace of the Paralympics and the National Centre for Disability Sport.

  19. St Mary's Church Pitstone

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    Leighton Buzzard

    St Mary's Church Pitstone

  20. Speen

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    Speen is a small, vibrant village perched “on top of the Chilterns”. It is noted for its typical Buckinghamshire brick-and-flint architecture as well as the famous The Horse Trust’s Home of Rest for Horses