Further afield

Let's explore!

Let's explore!

If you have some time to spare, why not head further afield and see what lies on Buckinghamshire’s doorstep?

Ascot Racecourse

Ascot Racecourse

At the Ascot Racecourse spectacular racing takes place throughout the year, each raceday offering a unique theme and atmosphere including a summer cocktail party in July, a concert in August and much more.

Ashmolean Museum

Ashmolean Museum

Ashmolean Museum is full of archaeology and art from all over the world. Families can discover mummies in ancient Egypt, find coins from ancient Greece, and travel through time to find modern paintings and more.

Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace

With more than 300 years of history, Blenheim Palace offers visitors an immersive and fascinating experience. It was built in the early 18th century to celebrate victory over the French in the War of the Spanish Succession.

Bodleian Libraries

Bodleian Libraries

Bodleian Libraries has also been the location for many films, including Harry Potter. Guided tours, shop, café and exhibitions are open to the public right in the heart of Oxford city centre. Open seven days a week.

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace

The breathtaking Buckingham Palace is the working headquarters of the Monarchy, where The Queen carries out her official and ceremonial duties as Head of State of the United Kingdom and Head of the Commonwealth.

Harrods

Harrods

Harrods is the world’s most famous luxury department store. With four acres of shopping space showcases the world’s most sought after brands, set within a magical kingdom of fantasy and cultural opulence.

Hatfield House

Hatfield House

Hatfield House is the home of the 7th Marquess and Marchioness of Salisbury and their family. With stunning examples of Jacobean craftsmanship throughout the house and a number of gardens and attractions to explore.

Legoland Windsor Resort

Legoland Windsor Resort

At Legoland Windsor Resort there are over 55 rides and attractions where children can fly through the treetops to escape fearsome dragons or even just enjoy the UK’s only Lego Star Wars Miniland Model Display.

London Eye

London Eye

The wonderful experience of the London Eye showcases breathtaking 360-degree views of the capital and its famous landmarks and has been the number one visitor experience in the city for the past decade.

Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussaud’s is one of London’s most visited attractions. Millions of people have flocked through the doors of Madame Tussauds since they first opened over 200 years ago and it remains just as popular as it ever was.

Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum is a world-class visitor attraction and leading science research centre. The museum uses their unique collections and unrivalled expertise to tackle the biggest challenges facing the world today.

Natural History Museum at Tring

Natural History Museum at Tring

The Natural History Museum at Tring was the private museum of Lionel Walter, 2nd Baron Rothschild; today it is under the control of the Natural History Museum. It houses one of the finest collections of stuffed animals in the UK.

Pitt Rivers Museum

Pitt Rivers Museum

The Pitt Rivers Museum displays archaeological and ethnographic objects from all parts of the world and all time periods, it is truly a global museum. The museum is also a teaching and research institution.

Shaftesbury Theatre

Shaftesbury Theatre

The Shaftesbury Theatre was the last theatre to be built on Shaftesbury Avenue. It has seen many notable productions and famous faces over the last century and it’s now the largest independent theatre in the West End.

Thorpe Park

Thorpe Park

Thorpe Park Resort is an island like no other and the UK’s must-visit destination to share endless fun with family and friends. Enjoy world-class rides such as the UK’s first winged roller-coaster The Swarm and more.

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London

The team behind Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – the making of Harry Potter wanted to preserve and showcase these iconic props, costumes and sets so that Harry Potter fans could experience the magic first-hand.

Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle is still very much a working royal palace. The Castle is used regularly for ceremonial and State occasions. It is here that The Queen often hosts State Visits from overseas monarchs and presidents.

Woburn Abbey

Woburn Abbey

Woburn Abbey has been the Russell’s family home since the early 17th century, and the Bedford’s since 2002. You will enjoy exploring the beauty and history of The Abbey and its treasures, collected by the family’s ancestors.

Woburn Safari Park

Woburn Safari Park

Visit the fantastic Woburn Safari Park with over 80 species of animals including lions, tigers and bears. It is a place where families can enjoy being together and seeing the animals in a beautiful, safe environment.

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

You can experience a truly memorable day out here right in the heart of Dunstable. ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is home to some 3,000 animals and set in 600 acres of lush countryside overlooking the beautiful Chiltern Downs.