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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. Medmenham

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    From the church of St Peter and St Paul, and old-world lane of attractive cottages and houses runs past a 15c. Manor House down to the Thames.

  2. 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. 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.

  4. Buckingham

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    Buckingham

    Buckingham is a town characterised by its fine array of Georgian buildings & the Old Gaol and Town Hall. Learn about the town & what there is to do nearby.

  5. Marlow

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    The Thames is at its loveliest as it flows through this pleasant Georgian market town, spanned by an elegant suspension bridge built in 1832.

  6. Ascott House and Gardens

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    Ascott House is a half-timbered Jacobean farmhouse, transformed by the de Rothschild family towards the end of the 19th Century and is home to an exceptional collection of paintings, fine furniture and superb oriental porcelain. The extensive…

  7. Waddesdon Manor

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    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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. Great Missenden

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    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. Waddesdon

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    Waddesdon

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

  13. Bekonscot Model Village & Railway

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    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.…

  14. Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

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    GREAT MISSENDEN

    The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, in Great Missenden is where Roald Dahl (1916-1990) lived and wrote many of his well-loved books. This great little award-winning Museum, aimed at 6 to 12 year olds and their families, has fun galleries.

  15. Black Park

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    Country / Royal Park

    Wexham

    Black Park - lakeside cafe, disabled access, walks, horse riding, orienteering. Langley Park - formal gardens, arboretum, woodland, parkland.

  16. Buckinghamshire County Museum & Roald Dahl Childrens Gallery

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    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.

  17. Richings Park Golf Club

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    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. Tiggywinkles Wildlife Hospital

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    Aylesbury

    Set in the grounds of Tiggywinkles Wildlife Hospital, is a chance to meet different wildlife and visit the only Hedgehog museum in the UK.

  19. The Lost Forest of Bernwood

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    Aylesbury

    A 5.5-mile circular walk starting at Brill. It combines stunning views over the Vale of Aylesbury with fascinating heritage, including the 17thC post mill on Brill Common.

  20. The Horse Trust

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    Speen, Princes Risborough

    Pay a visit to the oldest horse charity in the world, established in 1886 to help the working horses of London.

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