Buckinghamshire, located in South East England, is a county known for its beautiful countryside, historic buildings, and vibrant cultural scene. There's plenty to do for groups in Buckinghamshire, so here are some of the top attractions and activities to consider.
For history lovers, the county boasts a number of impressive historic buildings and sites, including the stunning Waddesdon Manor, a French chateau-style house and gardens built in the 19th century. Another must-visit is the 12th-century Stowe House and Gardens, one of the most beautiful country houses in England.
If you're looking for outdoor activities, the Chiltern Hills provide fantastic hiking and cycling opportunities, while the River Thames offers opportunities for boating and other water sports. There are also a number of beautiful parks and gardens to explore, including the award-winning Wycombe Rye Lido, a restored 1920s lido that is perfect for swimming.
Buckinghamshire is also home to some excellent museums and galleries, such as the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, which celebrates the life and work of the beloved children's author. For contemporary art, the Bucks Art Society holds regular exhibitions showcasing the work of local artists.
Finally, foodies won't be disappointed in Buckinghamshire, with a thriving food and drink scene that includes traditional English pubs, trendy restaurants, and farmers' markets selling fresh local produce.
Overall, Buckinghamshire offers a wealth of attractions and activities for tourists, making it a great destination for a weekend break or longer holiday. www.visitbuckinghamshire.org
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre is a world-class venue and is host to the best of theatre and musical entertainment available on tour, as well as being a state of the art event space. Exchange Street, Aylesbury, HP20 1UG Group Contact Number: 0333 009 5394*
John Bunyan, Bedford’s Community Boat!
The John Bunyan offers great river cruises for all, in support of the Bedford & Milton Keynes Waterway Trust. We offer a regular programme of weekly public cruises and a range of special interest cruises. The John Bunyan is also available from April to October for charter hire by businesses, community groups and schools, and for private party bookings.The boat is managed and run by volunteers and new recruits are always welcome.So whether you want to book a cruise, book the boat, they look forward to hearing from you. Web:www.johnbunyanboat.org
Waddesdon Manor is a country house in the village of Waddesdon, in Buckinghamshire, England. The house was built in the Neo-Renaissance style of a French château between 1874 and 1889 for Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild
Web:www.waddesdon.org.uk/ Tel:01296 653226
To experience the exquisite world of dolls house miniatures, visit one of our public fairs where you will find exhibits, displays and demonstrations by some of the leading craftspeople in this field.
Charming miniature figures, delightful dolls houses and every imaginable accessory and items of furniture. Whether a keen miniaturist collector or enthusiast, or someone just wanting to visit for casual interest, you can be assured of a warm welcome. Pickwell Place,Cheapside Lane, Denham,Bucks, UB9 5AD Web:www.wendysworldfairs.co.uk Tel:01895 834348
Bekonscot Model Village & Railway
Warwick Rd, Beaconsfield HP9 2PL Discover a miniature world with model buildings and gardens. Ride the railway and explore this 1930s village.
01494 672919. firstname.lastname@example.org www.bekonscot.co.uk
Black Park Country
Park Black Park Rd, Slough SL3 6DS Stroll around the lake or hire a bike and cycle through this beautiful 500-acre park. 01753 511060. email@example.com www.buckscc.gov.uk
Sherwood Dr, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6EB Explore the home of the WW2 Codebreakers, see the Enigma machine and visit the museum.
01908 640404. firstname.lastname@example.org www.bletchleypark.org.uk
Chiltern Open Air Museum
Gorelands Ln, Chalfont St Giles, HP8 4AB Step back in time at this museum with historic buildings, gardens, and farm animals. 01494 871117. email@example.com www.coam.org.uk
Middle Claydon, Buckingham MK18 2EY Marvel at the beautiful interiors and architecture of this historic National Trust house.
01296 730349. firstname.lastname@example.org www.nationaltrust.org.uk/claydon
Wendover Woods St Leonards Rd, Wendover, Aylesbury HP22 5NQ Zip line through the trees and tackle obstacles at this outdoor adventure park.
01603 895500. email@example.com www.goape.co.uk
Livingstone Dr, Newlands, Milton Keynes MK15 0DT Enjoy rides, shows, and attractions for young children at this family-friendly theme park.
01925 444888. firstname.lastname@example.org www.gulliverslandresort.co.uk
High Wycombe HP14 4LA Explore the home of Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli and enjoy walks in the beautiful gardens.
01494 755573. email@example.com www.nationaltrust.org.uk/hughenden
The King's Head
Aylesbury Market Square, Aylesbury HP20 1TB Take a break from sightseeing and enjoy a drink or meal in this historic 15th-century pub.
01296 718812. firstname.lastname@example.org www.kingsheadaylesbury.co.uk
Lock Rd, Marlow SL7 1RN Watch the boats go through the lock and enjoy a stroll along the Thames Path.
01494 783453. email@example.com www.visitthames.co.uk
Milton Keynes Theatre
500 Marlborough Gate, Milton Keynes MK9 3NZ Catch a show or performance at this modern theater with a capacity of over 1,400 seats.
01908 547500. firstname.lastname@example.org www.atgtickets.com/venues/milton-keynes-theatre
Odds Farm Park
Wooburn Common Rd, High Wycombe HP10 0LX Visit the animals, play in the indoor and outdoor play areas and enjoy a tractor ride.
01628 520188. email@example.com www.oddsfarm.com
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre
81-83 High St, Great Missenden HP16 0AL Celebrate the works of the famous author and learn about his life and inspirations. 01494 892192. firstname.lastname@example.org www.roalddahl.com/museum
Rushmere Country Park
Linslade Rd, Heath and Reach, Leighton Buzzard LU7 0EB Explore woodlands, meadows, and lakes with plenty of walking trails and cycling routes.
01525 234260. email@example.com www.greensandtrust.org/rushmere
Towcester NN12 8TN Home of the British Grand Prix, enjoy a driving experience, tour the circuit, or watch a race.
01327 320280. firstname.lastname@example.org www.silverstone.co.uk
Stowe House and Gardens
New Inn Farm, Buckingham MK18 5EQ Visit the historic house and gardens and marvel at the stunning landscapes and architecture.
01280 817156. email@example.com www.nationaltrust.org.uk/stowe
High Wycombe St Mary St, High Wycombe HP11 2XE Enjoy a variety of performances and events at this community theater with a capacity of over 300 seats.
01494 512000. firstname.lastname@example.org www.wycombeswan.co.uk
Cliveden Rd, Taplow SL6 0ER Explore the Grade I listed mansion and gardens, which have served as a filming location for many productions.
01628 602782. email@example.com www.taplowcourt.com
The Hellfire Caves
Church Ln, West Wycombe, High Wycombe HP14 3AH Discover the history and legends of these mysterious caves, originally built as a meeting place for the Hellfire Club.
01494 533739. firstname.lastname@example.org www.hellfirecaves.co.uk
The National Museum of Computing
Block H, Bletchley Park, Sherwood Dr, Milton Keynes MK3 6EB Explore the history of computing and see a range of historic machines, including the Colossus.
01908 374708. email@example.com www.tnmoc.org
The Old Thatched Inn
Ford, Aylesbury HP17 8XH Enjoy a drink or meal in this charming and historic thatched-roof pub.
01296 641258. firstname.lastname@example.org www.oldthatchedinn.co.uk
The Phoenix Trail
Station Rd, Thame OX9 3UH Walk or cycle along this 7-mile trail, which follows the route of a former railway line.
01844 212833. email@example.com www.phoenixtrail.org.uk
The River and Rowing Museum
Mill Meadows, Henley-on-Thames RG9 1BF Explore the history of the River Thames and the sport of rowing at this fascinating museum.
01491 415600. firstname.lastname@example.org www.rrm.co.uk
15 High St, Steeple Claydon, Buckingham MK18 2PE Enjoy a drink or meal in this traditional village pub with a cozy atmosphere. 01296 738316. email@example.com www.roebuckst
The Swan at Streatley
High St, Streatley, Reading RG8 9HR Enjoy a meal or stay overnight at this beautiful riverside hotel with stunning views.
01491 878800. firstname.lastname@example.org www.theswanatstreatley.com
Tiggywinkles Wildlife Hospital
Aston Rd, Haddenham, Aylesbury HP17 8AF Visit the world’s busiest wildlife hospital and see a range of animals being treated and rehabilitated.
01844 292292. email@example.com www.tiggywinkles.org.uk
Waddesdon, Aylesbury HP18 0JH Explore the stunning 19th-century house and gardens, which are managed by the National Trust. 01296 820414. firstname.lastname@example.org www.waddesdon.org.uk
West Wycombe Park West Wycombe, High Wycombe HP14 3AJ Explore the beautiful gardens and interiors of this historic National Trust property, which has served as a filming location for many productions.
01494 755573. email@example.com www.nationaltrust.org.uk/west-wycombe-park
Windsor Castle Windsor SL4 1NJ Visit the largest inhabited castle in the world, which is the official residence of the British monarchy.
020 7766 7304. firstname.lastname@example.org www.rct.uk/visit/windsor-castle
Priory Ave, High Wycombe HP13 6PX Discover the history and heritage of High Wycombe and the surrounding area at this fascinating museum.
01494 957210. email@example.com www.wycombe.gov.uk/museum