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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 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. Bletchley

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    Towns & Villages

    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.

  2. 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....

  3. Aylesbury

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    Towns & Villages

    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.

  4. St Mary's Church Pitstone

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    Church / Chapel

    Leighton Buzzard

    St Mary's Church Pitstone

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Chesham

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    Towns & Villages

    Chesham in Buckinghamshire is a market town built on a prehistoric holy site in the River Chess Valley. Find things to do, places to visit & nearby events

  8. West Wycombe

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    Towns & Villages

    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.

  9. Grand Union Canal

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    Natural Feature

    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.

  10. Buckinghamshire Railway Centre

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    Railway

    Aylesbury

    Large collection of railway relics including, steam locomotives, railway carriages and equipment. Steam train rides available.

  11. Great Missenden

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    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

  12. 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

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  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. 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

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  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. Richings Park Golf Club

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    Golf Course

    Iver

    Richings Park Golf Club boasts a superb 18 hole, Par 70, 6300 yard golf course, a 300 yard Driving Range and Practice area.

  18. Roald Dahl Trail

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    Sightseeing

    The Roald Dahl Trail reveals the secret of where to go and what to see for an absolutely squiffing family day out.

  19. Midsomer Murders Trail

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    Sightseeing

    Various Locations

    A driving trail of Midsomer Murders filming locations in Buckinghamshire.

  20. 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.

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