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Roald Dahl Museum & Story Centre

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Best places to go in Buckinghamshire

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, and dotted around all the stunning countryside and villages you’ll discover a wealth of charming country inns, many of which are destinations in themselves.

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.

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

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:

For more information about things to do, browse through the below selection of cities, towns and villages for great ideas, whatever your tastes or visit our Apps & Guides page for inspiration for all things Buckinghamshire, on the go on your mobile.

Towns and 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 and villages within the county.

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Hambleden

Hambleden Mill Buckinghamshire

Hambleden is one of its prettiest villages of brick and flint cottages, in one of the most attractive valleys in the Chiltern Hills. St Mary's...

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  1. Add Hambleden to your Itinerary

    Hambleden

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    Henley On Thames

    Hambleden is one of the prettiest villages, in one of the most attractive valleys in the Chiltern Hills.

  2. Add Wolverton to your Itinerary

    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.

  3. Add Chesham to your Itinerary

    Chesham

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    Grew up around St Mary's Church, built on a prehistoric holy site in the valley of the River Chess.

  4. Add Great Missenden to your Itinerary

    Great Missenden

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    A large and attractive village with a narrow, curving High Street of half-timbered and Georgian houses, shops, inns and a 14th c. church.

  5. Add Aylesbury to your Itinerary

    Aylesbury

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    Market Square, Aylesbury

    Aylesbury is the county town of Buckinghamshire. It is a bustling market town offering both the history and heritage of its old quarter as well as the modern shopping centres and nightlife of a contemporary town.

  6. Add Winslow to your Itinerary

    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.

  7. Add Buckingham to your Itinerary

    Buckingham

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    Buckingham

    Once the county town, as granted by Alfred the Great, Buckingham has had an abundance of historical references throughout the centuries. The town is characterised by its fine array of Georgian buildings and the Old Gaol and Town Hall.

  8. Add Beaconsfield to your Itinerary

    Beaconsfield

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    Towns & Villages

    Like Amersham, this little town is devided into the old and the new. The town is home to Bekonscot Model Village, the oldest in the world.

  9. Add Stony Stratford to your Itinerary

    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

  10. Add Turville to your Itinerary

    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'.