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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 10 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. Lacey Green Windmill

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    Windmill

    Lacey Green

    A 17th century timber smock mill with original wooden machinery. Built in 1650 and restored during the last 30 years by The Chiltern Society.

  2. 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...

  3. 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.

  4. 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".

  5. 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'.

  6. Queens Park Arts Centre & Limelight Theatre

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    Arts Centre

    Aylesbury

    Offering over 70 weekly arts and crafts workshops, live comedy, music and theatre as well as exhibitions and demonstrations, Queens Park Arts Centre and Limelight Theatre has something for everyone.

  7. Dorney Court

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    Historic House / Palace

    Windsor

    Dorney Court is one of the country’s finest stately homes and any visit is a fascinating and unique experience.

  8. Green Dragon Rare Breeds Farm & Eco Centre

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    Farm

    Buckingham

    An environmentally friendly 44 acre rare breeds farm in Aylesbury Vale for all ages.

  9. 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.

  10. St Mary's Church Pitstone

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    Leighton Buzzard

    St Mary's Church Pitstone

  11. Grand Union Canal

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    Milton Keynes

    The Grand Union Canal runs from London to Birmingham crossing straight through the Chilterns. Linking two of the UK’s biggest cities, it is a popular canal route, passing through a variety of surroundings and many picturesque settings.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. Buckinghamshire

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    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.

  16. 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.

  17. Kraft Village

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    Museum

    High Wycombe

    Kraft Village
    High Wycombe Chair Making Museum exhibits tools used in making 4,700
    chairs a day in 1875. Brief demo of shave horse and pole lathe,exhibit of Windsor chairs
    Kraftinwood Woodturning Workshop. Large Contemporary Art Gallery
    Artist...

  18. Newport Pagnell

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    Newport Pagnell

    Newport Pagnell is a charming Buckinghamshire town with rich heritage. Find things to do and nearby attractions | Official tourist information guide

  19. Waddesdon

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    Waddesdon

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

  20. Hughenden Manor

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    High Wycombe

    Stunning photos and little known facts about this Victorian home of Prime Minister and statesman Benjamin Disraeli from 1848 until his death in 1881.

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