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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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Woburn Golf Club

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    Golf Course

    Milton Keynes

    A choice of three championship courses, over 54 outstanding holes. Woburn is an ideal venue for a quality golf day.

  4. Buckingham Old Gaol Museum

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    Museum

    Buckingham

    Housing Buckingham's Museum, the Tourist Information Centre and the Flora Thompson (Lark Rise to Candleford) exhibition.

  5. Quainton Windmill

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    Windmill

    Quainton, Aylesbury

    Seventy-foot tower mill, which has recently been restored to full working order, with internal machinery visible. The tower mill was built of brick in 1832 and has two pairs of stones which produce flour that can be purchased locally.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Aqua Vale Swimming & Fitness Centre

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    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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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…

  11. 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.

  12. Woburn Safari Park

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    Safari Park

    Milton Keynes

    Woburn Safari Park is an action packed day for all the family. From the Road Safari where you can go round as many times as you like to the Foot Safari where you can mingle with the animals.

  13. 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.

  14. Midsomer Murders Trail

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    Various Locations

    A driving trail of Midsomer Murders filming locations in Buckinghamshire.

  15. 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…

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

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