There are plenty of fun things to do in Buckinghamshire which makes it a great place for a getaway in the UK. Whether you are looking to entertain the kids, treat your partner or just to spend time on your own - there are plenty of days out to keep you busy. Our country house hotel is located perfectly for a hotel break in Buckinghamshire, and we have lined up some of the best things to do in Buckinghamshire to make sure you make the most out of your trip to the area.
Attraction and days out in Buckinghamshire
If you are looking for fun attractions that will give you the best day out in Buckinghamshire, then our list has got you covered. These attractions are suitable for all ages and provide a day out that all will enjoy.
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre
If you love thrilling theatre shows, then you will love Aylesbury Waterside Theatre. The modern theatre is home to a diverse programme of West End productions, children’s shows and comedy shows. The venue has been the stage for many popular shows such as ‘The Nutcracker’ and has welcomed celebrity comedians such as Jimmy Carr. It is worth seeing what is on before visiting Buckinghamshire as the range of shows means that there is something for everyone.
Situated in the Buckinghamshire countryside, Waddesdon Manor presents a great day out for all to enjoy. Visitors can enjoy a private tour around the stunning stately home which was built in the 19th century for Baron de Rathschild. The french style chateau also has beautiful gardens where visitors can walk around and enjoy nature.
Abbotts View Alpacas
A trip to Abbotts View Alpaca Farm in Aylesbury is a fun day out for people of all ages. The family run farm is set in the Buckinghamshire countryside and is home to a range of animals including: Alpacas, Pygmy Goats, Ducks, Rabbits, Sheep and more. You can learn all about Alpacas as well as taking them on a walk around the 22 acres of land. As well as being great for families, this also makes for a great date and is one of the best romantic things to do in Buckinghamshire.
Things to do with the family in Buckinghamshire
If you are enjoying a family break, there are plenty of things to do in Buckinghamshire with the family. From thrilling days out to interesting museums. No matter what day out you embark on, our hotel rooms are the perfect way for you to relax afterwards.
When it comes to looking for things to do with the kids in Buckinghamshire, Go Ape must be on your list. Visitors can enjoy a thrilling tree top adventure with a range of activities in the woodlands. From treetop assault courses to forest segways - there really is something for all of the family to enjoy. There are two Go Ape sites in Buckinghamshire, and we are right in the middle of both - making us the perfect place to stay if you want to enjoy a day out at Go Ape! Go Ape Black Park is around 8 miles from our hotel.
Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre
A Trip to the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre is one of the best things to do with children in Buckinghamshire - especially if they love reading! The museum will inspire new authors and readers to get stuck into books. It is full of insights into Roald Dahls’ life, his inspirations, three galleries, his original Writing Hut and much more. The venue also hosts inspiring workshops throughout the year.
Buckinghamshire Railway Centre
Buckinghamshire Railway Centre provides a day out that the whole family will enjoy. The working steam museum spans over 35 acres and has a large collection of railway memorabilia, locomotives and rolling stock. Families can enjoy a ride on a full sized steam train as well as a ride on a miniature steam railway. Visitors can look around the collection of machinery, an exhibition hall as well as enjoying special events throughout the year.
Free things to do in Buckinghamshire
You don’t have to spend a penny to enjoy a day out in Buckinghamshire. There is plenty of beautiful scenery and countryside walks to enjoy. After a day out in Buckinghamshire, our country house hotel is the perfect retreat.
If you enjoy the outdoors and are looking for free things to do in Buckinghamshire, Coombe Hill is the place for you. You can enjoy walks along the Chiltern hills with stunning views across the countryside and sights of animals - such as cattle and birds. The viewpoint is home to a monument dedicated to those from Buckinghamshire who gave their lives during the Boer War.
Higginson Park is a dog friendly day out in Buckinghamshire which is great for all the family. The park is 23 acres and is home to a large children’s playground, a skate park, cricket pitch, a bowls club and more. Visitors can enjoy the green space that has many trees, lawns and flowerbeds. There are walks to enjoy, such as The Thames Trail, as well as a river path in the park. Boats can be hired as well as there being river cruises.
A trip to Wendover Woods lets you discover the stunning landscape of the Chilterns with stunning views across the hills. There are plenty of woodland walks to explore, view points to take in, ancient monuments to discover and much more. The woods is also home to Go Ape.
So now you know all of the best things to do in Buckinghamshire, you just need the best place to stay whilst you enjoy these days out. Taplow House Hotel is located in Taplow, Buckinghamshire and is the perfect hub for your visit. Our country house hotel has 32 stunning rooms from classic rooms to our Windsor Suite. You can enjoy a fine dining experience in our restaurant - the perfect way to recharge after your day out in Buckinghamshire.