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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. 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'.

  2. Lacey Green Windmill

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    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.

  3. 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.

  4. Olney

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    Olney

    Olney, a quiet market town a short drive north from Milton Keynes in Buckinghamshire, was once a centre the shoe industry. Find nearby things to do & events

  5. Chesham

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    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

  6. Amersham Old Town

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    A typical Chilterns town at its picturesque best. Its compact centre has a broad High Street of half-timbered houses and cottages, an arcaded market hall, award-winning museum, pretty church and memorial gardens and an excellent selection of shops.

  7. High Wycombe

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    High wycombe

    Buckinghamshire's largest town & once 'Furniture Capital of England', High Wycombe is a lively, modern place with many attractions & points of interest.

  8. Bletchley Park

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    Milton Keynes

    Explore, experience and enjoy the once top-secret world of iconic Codebreaking Huts and Blocks set within an atmospheric Victorian estate.

  9. Dorney Court

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    Windsor

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

  10. Beaconsfield

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    Beaconsfield is a small market town in Buckinghamshire with plenty of things to do including the world's oldest model village and popular farm park.

  11. Fingest

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    Fingest is often described as the perfect example of an unspoilt village, with medieval and Georgian cottages clustered around the churchyard, nestling in the Chiltern Hills.

  12. 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".

  13. 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

  14. Waddesdon

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    Waddesdon

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

  15. Milton Keynes

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    Milton Keynes in Buckinghamshire is one of the most northern towns in South East England. Find towns and villages nearby, things to do and events.

  16. Waddesdon Manor

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    Aylesbury

    Waddesdon, a French Renaissance-style château, is set in the heart of Buckinghamshire.  Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild built the Manor in the 1870s to entertain his guests and display his collection of art treasures. It houses one of the finest…

  17. Princes Risborough

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    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.

  18. 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.

  19. Green Dragon Rare Breeds Farm & Eco Centre

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    Located in beautiful open countryside where there's plenty of space for families to explore.

  20. 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

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