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Waddesdon Manor

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Aylesbury

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. 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

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.

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 things to do towns and villages within the county. Use the 'map view' button to find something near you.

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Buckinghamshire County Museum & Roald Dahl Childrens Gallery

Buckinghamshire County Museum & Roald Dahl Gallery

Buckinghamshire County Museum in the heart of historic Aylesbury is a fascinating place to visit for all ages. Discover the county's natural amd...

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  1. Add Buckinghamshire County Museum & Roald Dahl Childrens Gallery to your Itinerary

    Buckinghamshire County Museum & Roald Dahl Childrens Gallery

    Type

    Museum

    Location

    Aylesbury

    Lively hands-on, innovative museum complex consisting of county heritage displays, regional art gallery and the Roald Dahl Children's Gallery in lovely garden setting.

  2. Add Cliveden to your Itinerary

    Cliveden

    Type

    Formal Garden

    Location

    Maidenhead


    Glorious gardens overlooking the River Thames

    Set high above the Thames with far-reaching views, Cliveden’s impressive gardens and majestic woodlands capture the grandeur of a bygone age.

    Follow in the footsteps of dukes, earls and royalty as you explore a series of gardens, each with their...

  3. Add Go Ape at Black Park to your Itinerary

    Go Ape at Black Park

    Type

    Adventure Park / Playground

    Location

    Wexham

    Go Ape is a tree-top adventure based in the heart of Black Park Country Park, near Slough. Take to the trees and experience high wires, tricky crossings, wind-in-your-face zip wires. There's also our epic off-road forest segway experience to enjoy.

  4. Add Boarstall Duck Decoy to your Itinerary

    Boarstall Duck Decoy

    Type

    Historic Site

    Location

    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, with a stunning array of spring flowers including...

  5. Add Aylesbury to your Itinerary

    Aylesbury

    Type

    Towns & Villages

    Location

    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.

  6. Add Waddesdon Manor to your Itinerary

    Waddesdon Manor

    Type

    Historic House / Palace

    Location

    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.

  7. Add Odds Farm Park to your Itinerary

    Odds Farm Park

    Type

    Farm

    Location

    High Wycombe

    Guaranteed to give you the Ahhhh factor, there's stacks of animal fun and indoor play at award winning children’s farm Odds Farm Park.
    Meet the farmers and get extra close to the animals in the Hands On Area.

  8. Add Stony Stratford to your Itinerary

    Stony Stratford

    Type

    Towns & Villages

    Location

    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

  9. Add Great Missenden to your Itinerary

    Great Missenden

    Type

    Towns & Villages

    Great Missenden is a village in the Chiltern Hills of Buckinghamshire with plenty of thing to do, most famous as the home & resting place of Roald Dahl

  10. Add Princes Risborough to your Itinerary

    Princes Risborough

    Type

    Towns & Villages

    A pleasant and compact little town. Its unhurried main street has an interesting mix of shops and a brick Market House with open arcades. Behind this lie the church and Manor House.