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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. Pitstone Green Museum

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    Museum

    Pitstone

    Major collection of historical farm implements, local rural crafts and domestic bygones housed in Listed farm buildings.

  2. Chesham Moor Gym & Swim Centre

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    Leisure / Swimming Pool

    Chesham

    Take a dip in a virtually chemical free crystal clear outdoor swimming pool at a constant 84 degrees Fahrenheit.

  3. 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.

  4. Tiggywinkles Wildlife Hospital

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    Animal Collection / Zoo

    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.

  5. 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.

  6. Amersham Museum

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    Museum

    Amersham

    Amersham Museum is located in the oldest house in Amersham. The museum has a collection of objects, photos and documents all about the history of Amersham and its people. There is a herb garden and there are resources for families.

  7. Go Ape at Wendover Woodland Park

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    Adventure Park / Playground

    Aston Clinton, Aylesbury

    This Go Ape course is set high up on the Northern crest of the Chiltern escarpment. You can enjoy the spectacular and idyllic views and wild landscape across Aylesbury Vale from high up in the tree-tops. There was a New Tarzan Swing for 2011, and...

  8. Go Ape at Black Park

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    Adventure Park / Playground

    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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. Tailored Tours UK

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    Sightseeing

    Aylesbury


    Tailored Tours UK provides tours of Oxford, Cotswolds, Bath, Stonehenge., London and all of the UK for single individuals on a one to one basis up to small groups. Russ prides himself on his extensive knowledge of British culture, guaranteed to...

  12. Buckinghamshire County Museum & Roald Dahl Childrens Gallery

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    Museum

    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.

  13. The Lost Forest of Bernwood

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    Nature Trail / Watching

    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.

  14. Hell Fire Caves

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    Cave

    West Wycombe

    Caves dug into chalk hillside extending to approximately 0.75 mile. Enter through a flint forecourt reminiscent of a Gothic church and explore many chambers.

  15. Silverstone

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    Event Venue

    Towcester

    The home of British Motor Racing, Silverstone is the venue for the British Formula 1 Grand Prix, and also hosts varied motorsport events throughout the year.

  16. The Horse Trust

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    Animal Collection / Zoo

    Speen, Princes Risborough

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

  17. 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.

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