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  • Chiddlers hour: Fantastic Mr Fox

    Chiddlers hour: Fantastic Mr Fox

    Great Missenden

    Event detailsTimes: 10.30am to 11.30amCost: £3 per child. Accompaning adults do not need to pay. Cost does not include Museum entry, which yo…more

  • Mideous Masks

    Mideous Masks

    Great Missenden

    Event detailsTimes: 11.30am, 12.30pm, 2.00pm and 3.00pmCost: £3 per participant. Adults are welcome to pay to make their own. Price does not …more

  • David Bowie: Earthly Messenger

    David Bowie: Earthly Messenger


    David Bowies untimely death in January 2016 was a huge blow to all those who knew and loved his music; especially affected was the town of Aylesbur…more

  • Dorney Lake Marathon Prep Race - 16 Miles

    Dorney Lake Marathon Prep Race - 16 Miles


    Our Marathon Prep offers the perfect race day rehearsal and long run training in one event, with options for 16, 20 or 24 mile distances.Scheduled 4 …more

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Of all the home counties Buckinghamshire, the heartland of high house prices and good schools, is surely the most beautiful. With the Chilterns, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty at its heart and the River Thames running through it, this is a county that has helped to define England for centuries. A landscape of endless contrasting vistas from bustling market towns to tiny unspoiled villages, from country walks to river walks and also of incredible museums and ancient sites, Buckinghamshire surely has it all.

Of all the hundreds of museums and stately homes, the most famous is surely Bletchley Park, the historic site of British code-breaking activities during the Second World War, home of the famous Enigma machine and the birthplace of the computer. In addition Bletchley Park is also home to one of the largest collections of Churchill artefacts and memorabilia in the world.

Other historic places worth visiting include High Wycombe with its Museum at Castle Hill and its glorious heritage as a furniture making town, Marlow with its famous suspension bridge (built in 1831) and Georgian buildings (and also home to the poet Shelley and his wife Mary, creator of Frankenstein) and Amersham old town with its rows and rows of period cottages, period houses and assorted half-timbered buildings. Also worth checking out are Amershams weekly outdoor markets which have been running for hundreds of years.

For a more scenic look at Buckinghamshire head for the hillsthe Chiltern Hillsand experience Buckinghamshires own gorgeous Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Or why not spend a day strolling along the Thames as it flows through the county? Lastly, try the rolling fields of Aylesbury Vale, whether by bike or on foot, a delightful way to experience one of Englands true home-counties.

Days Out & Attractions

Attractions in Buckinghamshire

Fun days out in Buckinghamshire

Enjoy a fun filled and fantastic day out for all the family at a range of attractions in Buckinghamshire, including theme parks, castles, zoos, museums and historic houses.

Zoos & Safari Parks in Buckinghamshire

Zoos & Safari Parks

Get close-up and personal with a wild animal at a zoo or safari park in Buckinghamshire.

Theme Parks in Buckinghamshire

Theme Parks

Thrills and spills on rides and rollercoasters at a theme park in Buckinghamshire.

Museums in Buckinghamshire


Love British history?Come and take a stroll through the ages at a local museum.

Art galleries in Buckinghamshire

Art Galleries

From timeless classics to modern masterpieces, enjoy art at its very best.



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Updated: 23/03/2018 16:44:11