Days out

Let’s go there!

Let’s go there!

Whatever the time of year, and whatever the weather, there’s always plenty to do in the Buckinghamshire region.

Abbotts View Alpacas

Abbotts View Alpacas

Abbotts View Alpacas offer private alpaca experiences and alpaca walks but be warned, it’s hard not to fall in love with these fascinating creatures! Please check the website for open days and opening hours.

Amersham Museum

Amersham Museum

Amersham Museum is an award-winning museum located in a 15th century building with a collection spanning 2,000 years of local history. There are hands-on activities and a packed programme of activities and events.

Ascott

Ascott

Ascott is a half-timbered Jacobean farmhouse, transformed by the de Rothschilds towards the end of the 19th century, it now houses an exceptional collection of paintings, fine furniture and superb oriental porcelain.

Aston Hill Bike Park

Aston Hill Bike Park

Aston Hill Bike Park is a mountain bike venue situated in the Chiltern Hills Area of Outstanding Beauty. The park features five graded downhill runs, a two-part cross country loop, a pump track and a 4X track.

Bekonscot Model Village

Bekonscot Model Village

Bekonscot Model Village and Railway is the world’s oldest and original model village. With over 80 years of history, huge model railway, well kept gardens and finely detailed model buildings, it is a great day out for everyone!

Bletchley Park

Bletchley Park

Bletchley Park is a vibrant heritage attraction that is open daily. Visitors can explore the iconic WW2 Codebreaking Huts and Blocks and marvel at the achievements of the codebreakers whose work helped shorten the war.

Boarstall Tower

Boarstall Tower

Boarstall Tower is a 14th century moated gatehouse, built by John de Haudlo and once part of a fortified manor house, set in beautiful gardens. Visitors can discover seven centuries of history on one of the guided tours.

Buckingham Garden Centre

Buckingham Garden Centre

Buckingham Garden Centre, established back in 1946, is a local family-owned garden centre, catering for all of your gardening needs. Offering a great selection of plants, seeds, BBQs, poultry and feed, bulbs and much more.

Buckingham Old Gaol Museum

Buckingham Old Gaol Museum

The Old Gaol Museum tells the story of Buckingham and rural life, including the Flora Thompson Collection and Buckinghamshire Military Trust exhibits. A number of the original cells form part of the visitor’s experience.

Buckinghamshire Railway Centre

Buckinghamshire Railway Centre

For a first class family day out, look no further than a Steaming Day at Buckinghamshire Railway Centre. Ride behind a real steam engine, take a trip on the ride-on miniature railway and spend some time in the visitor centre!

Bucks County Museum

Bucks County Museum

Bucks County Museum in the heart of historic Aylesbury is a fascinating place to visit for all ages. Discover the county’s natural and cultural heritage together with an exciting programme of changing exhibitions and events.

Burnham Beeches

Burnham Beeches

Burnham Beeches and Stoke Common are both scenic green spaces and important wildlife habitats. The Beeches attracts around 585,000 visitors a year and has been a valuable recreation amenity for over 130 years.

Chenies Manor House

Chenies Manor House

Chenies Manor House is a historic and enchanting Tudor manor house Grade 1 listed building, with its award-winning gardens, is set in the charming estate village of Chenies in Buckinghamshire overlooking the Chess valley.

Chiltern Brewery

Chiltern Brewery

The Chiltern Brewery shop sells Chiltern’s full range of bottled and draught beers; plus locally-made wines, ciders and condiments. As well as a delicious range of products such as fresh beer bread, malt fudge and more.

Chiltern Open Air Museum

Chiltern Open Air Museum

Chiltern Open Air Museum is a beautiful open air museum with an outstanding collection of historic buildings and a working traditional farm. The museum rescues threatened historic buildings, rebuilds and then preserves them.

Cliveden

Cliveden

Set high above the Thames with far-reaching views, Cliveden’s impressive gardens and majestic woodlands capture the grandeur of a bygone age. Follow in the footsteps of royalty as you explore the series of gardens.

Cowper & Newton Museum

Cowper & Newton Museum

The Cowper & Newton Museum is based in the house where one of England’s favourite poets William Cowper lived for 20 years, enjoy his garden and imagine domestic life as he experienced it in late-Georgian times.

Daws Hill Vineyard

Daws Hill Vineyard

Daws Hill Vineyard is an award-winning boutique English sparkling wine vineyard set in the heart of the Chilterns. Daws Hill specialise in White Brut and Rosé Sparkling wines, with a range of vintages available too.

Emberton Country Park

Emberton Country Park

Emberton Country Park is set in 200 acres of mature unspoilt parkland, you can enjoy wildlife, lakeside walks, play areas and camping all in a family friendly setting. The park has something for everyone to enjoy, all year round.

Go Ape

Go Ape

A mixture of coniferous and broadleaved trees, at Wendover Wood you ca enjoy spectacular views and wild landscape across Aylesbury Vale. The Buckinghamshire Go Ape is the only to exclusively offer an ‘extreme’ route.

Green Dragon Eco Farm

Green Dragon Eco Farm

Green Dragon Eco Farm is a sustainably run visitor attraction. Most of the farm is laid out to paddocks for the rare breed farm animals and includes an animal barn and pets’ corner where visitors can meet the animals.

Gulliver’s Land

Gulliver's Land

Looking for a family fun-filled day out for you and your little ones? With over 70 attractions including rides and shows to enjoy each day, Gulliver’s Land is without doubt one of the best value kids’ days out in the UK.

Hellfire Caves

Hellfire Caves

The Hellfire Caves is a network of man-made chalk and flint caverns that extend a quarter of a mile underground. Long winding passages lead deep underground, through the great Banqueting Hall and past various chambers.

Hughenden Manor

Hughenden Manor

Hughenden Manor offers an insight into the charismatic personality and private life of the most unlikely Victorian Prime Minister, Benjamin Disraeli. You can browse among an extraordinary collection of personal memorabilia.

iPlayGolfUK

iPlayGolfUk

Test yourself against the world’s greatest golf courses at iPlayGolfUK, the UK’s largest golf simulator experience! From crazy golf to Open Championship and Ryder Cup venues, it offers over 70 world-class golf courses to play!

Leighton Buzzard Railway

Leighton Buzzard Railway

Leighton Buzzard Railway offers a 70-minute round trip from Page’s Park to Stonehenge Works, which is in the Bedfordshire countryside to the north of the town. The current track is just under three miles (4.8km) long.

Milton Keynes Museum

Milton Keynes Museum

Milton Keynes Museum is a fascinating outing for all ages, with more to see and do than can possibly be crammed into a single visit. Very popular with all visitors is the toy collection, Victorian schoolroom and the street of shops.

Natural History Museum at Tring

Natural History Museum at Tring

The Natural History Museum at Tring houses one of the finest collections of stuffed mammals, birds, reptiles and insects in the UK. Oddities at the museum includes hybrids and examples of abnormal coloration.

Odds Farm Park

Odds Farm Park

There’s stacks of animal fun and indoor play at the award-winning children’s farm Odds Farm Park. Meet the farmers and get extra close to the animals in the hands on area, open all day and with extra hand-washing facilities!

Quadrenalin

Quadrenalin

Quadrenalin provide all terrain vehicle bike rides in Buckinghamshire. From quad bike challenges to trekking, the centre has you covered. It’s the perfect venue for fun and challenging events to enjoy with your family and friends.

Roald Dahl Village & Countryside Trails

Roald Dahl Village & Countryside Trails

Roald Dahl lived and wrote in Great Missenden for 36 years. The Roald Dahl Village & Countryside Trails help visitors to explore the local area and point out key sights that relate to Roald Dahl’s books and life.

Salter’s Steamers

Salter’s Steamers

Salter’s Steamers are a family firm that has provided first-class hospitality on the Royal River Thames for over 150 years. They offer a variety of hugely popular boat trips through some of the most beautiful scenery in England.

Si5 SpyMissions

Si5 SpyMissions

Si5 SpyMissions is a series of puzzles and challenges set aboard the battle cruiser UNS Steadfast. It has a brilliant storyline which brings it to life, from covertly boarding the vessel to the adrenaline-fuelled escape!

Silverstone Circuit

Silverstone Circuit

For over 60 years Silverstone has carved its mark as one of the leading motorsport venues. Internationally renowned as the host of world class events, the circuit is also famed for its exhilarating driving experiences.

Snakemoor Nature Trail

Snakemoor Nature Trail

Set within four and a half acres, the Snakemoor Nature Trail offers several footpaths, a hay meadow, a pond and a variety of trees. Over 70 bird species have been observed and there is an array of other wildlife including dragonflies.

Stockgrove Country Park

Stockgrove Country Park

Stockgrove Park’s 80 acres is part of the larger 400 acre woods called Rushmere Park, this fabulous site is suitable for walking, cycling, horse riding and watching wildlife. There is also a number of lakes within the park.

Stowe

Stowe

The scale and beauty of Stowe have attracted visitors for over 300 years. Picture-perfect views, winding paths, lakeside walks and temples create a timeless landscape, reflecting the changing seasons.

The Horse Trust

The Horse Trust

Visit The Horse Trust to see the retired working horses – from the police and military who have spent a lifetime serving our country, to the ponies who have helped improve the lives of disabled or disadvantaged children.

The Lyde Gardens

The Lyde Gardens

The Lyde Gardens is a sunken aquatic garden created by Lord Carrington, it has been planted with primulas, astilbes, gunnera and hostas. The garden is a beautiful and peaceful place to visit and is open daily from dawn until dusk.

The National Museum of Computing

The National Museum of Computing

The National Museum of Computing houses the world’s largest collection of functional historic computers, including the rebuilt Colossus, the world’s first electronic computer, and the WITCH, the oldest working digital computer.

The Roald Dahl Museum & Story Centre

The Roald Dahl Museum & Story Centre

The Roald Dahl Museum & Story Centre is an award-winning museum situated in the Buckinghamshire village where Roald Dahl lived and wrote for 36 years. It features three interactive galleries aimed at 6 to 12 year olds.

The Stables

The Stables

The Stables is a world-class music venue presenting a year-round programme featuring the very best music and musicians around. Its diverse programme includes pop, jazz, folk, blues, classical, world and much more besides.

Thrift Farm

Thrift Farm

Come and meet a whole host of different creatures at Thrift Farm: from the traditional farm livestock of sheep, goats, pigs and chickens to the more exotic rheas and alpacas. There is also smaller animals in the handling sessions.

Tiggywinkles Visitor Centre

Tiggywinkles

The Tiggywinkles Visitor Centre is home to some of the permanent animals who cannot be returned to the wild. The centre also allows visitors to see the work they do first hand and learn about the history of the hospital.

Vale Park

Vale Park

Vale Park is Aylesbury’s main central park with a contemporary feel, beautiful trees and striking flower beds. There is many facilities including a large skate park, multi-use games area and a swimming pool during the summer months.

Visit Buckinghamshire

Visit Buckinghmashire

Buckinghamshire is the perfect year-round destination for memorable short breaks and day trips. With its chocolate box villages, historic towns, quality attractions and stunning countryside along with its cosy pubs.

Waddesdon Manor

Waddesdon Manor was built in the 1870s for Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild to house his fantastic collection of 18th century decorative arts, this Renaissance-style château is the only one of its kind in Britain.

Wendover Woods

Wendover Woods

Come and explore Wendover Woods. If you’re feeling energetic, try Go Ape!, orienteering, or the fitness trail course. There is many trails throughout the woods with plenty of spots to admire the view or enjoy a picnic along the way.

Wycombe Museum

Wycombe Museum

Wycombe Museum explores the history of Wycombe and its surrounding areas through nine hands-on galleries. Famous for its chair collection, the museum has all new exhibitions, an art gallery and 1920s kitchen.

Xscape

Xscape

Xscape offers loads of unique and fun activities for all ages including Snozone, an indoor refrigerated ski slope, Airkix Indoor Skydiving, The Ellis Brigham Climbing Wall, Hollywood Bowl, Cineworld and many restaurants!