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Milton's Cottage

Milton's Cottage

5.13km from Amersham Museum

Milton's Cottage is the only surviving home of the visionary poet and parliamentarian, John Milton and the place where he completed his epic masterpiece, Paradise Lost. Today it is open to the public as a museum. It retains the charm of the 17th century home that Milton would have known whilst housing one of the world’s most important collections relating to the writer on open display.

Chenies Manor

Chenies Manor

5.92km from Amersham Museum

Chenies Manor House is one of the UK’s finest Tudor Mansion Houses. Steeped in history, the Grade I Listed building is set in Buckinghamshire’s charming estate village of Chenies and overlooks the Chess Valley. It is open to visitors and used as Buckinghamshire’s choice venue for wedding ceremonies, wedding receptions, events, filming, and guided tours.

Bekonscot Model Village & Railway

Bekonscot Model Village & Railway

6.19km from Amersham Museum

The world's oldest and original model village which has a a huge model railway, 1.5 acres of well kept gardens and finely detailed model buildings Bekonscot is a great day out for everyone.

Chiltern Open Air Museum

Chiltern Open Air Museum

6.28km from Amersham Museum

Chiltern Open Air Museum has an eclectic collection of over 30 rescued and reconstructed historic buildings that were the workplaces or homes of ordinary people. Within the Museum’s collection are WW1 and WW2 Nissen huts, 1940s post-war prefab with a Dig for Victory allotment, Victorian toll house, replica Iron Age roundhouse, tin chapel, blacksmith’s forge, vicarage, earth cottage, medieval barn, and lots more.

The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

7.27km from Amersham Museum

The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre is a museum in the village of Great Missenden in Buckinghamshire, England. It aimed at 6 to 12 year olds and their families, has three fun and fact-packed galleries full of hands-on displays and activities. There are always free craft activities on offer, and an exciting range of workshops, events, and free storytelling sessions are run in the school holidays and at weekends.

Bovingdon Market

Bovingdon Market

8.12km from Amersham Museum

Bovingdon Market is the busiest and best Saturday and Bank Holiday Market in England. 400 stalls sell a huge variety of goods - fashion, fresh produce, carpets and rugs, toiletries, computer accessories, fabrics and haberdashery, tools for every job, and food to suit all tastes.

National Trust - Hughenden Manor

National Trust - Hughenden Manor

9.7km from Amersham Museum

The National Trust's Hughenden Manor is the former home of Benjamin Disraeli, located in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. It was originally a farmhouse converted to a gentleman’s residence in 1738. One of the iconic locations and attracts a lot of tourists.

Wycombe Museum & Wedding Venue

Wycombe Museum & Wedding Venue

9.79km from Amersham Museum

Wycombe Museum is a free local museum located in the town of High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England. A historic grade-II listed wedding venue in High Wycombe, minutes from the town and hotels. Set in beautiful grounds couples may hire Castle Hill House exclusively or our individual event rooms.

Rickmansworth Aquadrome

Rickmansworth Aquadrome

10.68km from Amersham Museum

The Aquadrome Local Nature Reserve forms the northern gateway to the Colne Valley Regional Park. The 41ha site we see today is the result of gravel extraction that left behind large holes in the valley floor that now form Batchworth and Bury Lakes. The site has a diverse range of wildlife habitats. It has small copper and gatekeeper butterflies and so more.

Berkhamsted Castle

Berkhamsted Castle

11.54km from Amersham Museum

Berkhamsted Castle was first built as a timber motte-and-bailey castle in the late 11th century. One of the most important early Norman castles. The castle was surrounded by protective earthworks and a deer park for hunting. The castle became a new administrative center of the former Anglo-Saxon settlement of Berkhamsted.

Temple Island Collection

Temple Island Collection

11.65km from Amersham Museum

Temple Island is situated a mile and a half downstream of the picturesque market town of Henley-on-Thames, on one of the most beautiful stretches of the River Thames. The Temple itself is a delightful folly, designed by James Wyatt as a fishing lodge for Fawley Court on the Henley Reach. This unique venue provides a fairytale setting for wedding receptions and family parties, as well as a private location for corporate functions.

Burnham Beeches

Burnham Beeches

11.75km from Amersham Museum

Burnham Beeches and Stoke Common are located in Buckinghamshire to the West of London and are registered charities. It is characterised by a mixture of ancient woodland, wood pasture, coppice, ponds and streams, grassland, mire and heathland. It is also a National Nature Reserve and a Special Area of Conservation.

Whippendell Wood

Whippendell Wood

12.11km from Amersham Museum

Whippendell Wood comprises of 165 acres of ancient woodland located close to Cassiobury Park. Since 1954 Whippendell Wood has been designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest due to the woodland habitats present and its location in a predominantly urban and agricultural setting. The wood is open to the public, and there are several footpaths and orienteering routes through the wood. The wood is popular with dog walkers, and is also used as a shortcut to Cassiobury Park.

Burnham Beeches

Burnham Beeches

12.26km from Amersham Museum

Burnham Beeches is a 374.6-hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest situated west of Farnham Common in the village of Burnham, Buckinghamshire. It is characterized by a mixture of ancient woodland, wood pasture, coppice, ponds and streams, grassland, mire and heathland. It is also a National Nature Reserve and a Special Area of Conservation.

Ebury Way

Ebury Way

12.26km from Amersham Museum

3.5 mile traffic-free route through lakes and fields, linking Rickmansworth and Watford; follows the route of an old railway line. Path shared with walkers and cyclists. Ideal for family cycling. Cycling is permitted along the whole length but horse-riders are restricted to the eastern section between Moor Lane Crossing and Rickmansworth.

National Trust - Cliveden

National Trust - Cliveden

12.58km from Amersham Museum

Cliveden is an English country house and estate in the care of the National Trust in Buckinghamshire, on the border with Berkshire. The Italianate mansion, also known as Cliveden House, crowns an outlying ridge of the Chiltern Hills close to the South Bucks villages of Burnham and Taplow.

Wendover Woods

Wendover Woods

12.73km from Amersham Museum

Wendover Woods is a 325-hectare open access woodland site managed by the Forestry Commission. It’s a very popular local family day out, partially because of the excellent facilities they have on-site. You can still find lots of quiet spots to yourself though if you want to, just keep off the play trail and firecrest trails as these tend to be the busiest. There are several signed walks for recreation, as well as bridleways, picnic and barbecue areas, and a children's playground.

The Hellfire Caves

The Hellfire Caves

12.92km from Amersham Museum

The Hellfire Caves are a network of man-made chalk and flint caverns that extend 0.25 miles underground. The tunnel and its warren of adjoining chambers and halls were dug a quarter of a mile into the earth, directly beneath a church. They were excavated between 1748 and 1752 for Francis Dashwood, 11th Baron le Despencer, founder of the Dilettanti Society and co-founder of the Hellfire Club, whose meetings were held in the caves.

Tring Park

Tring Park

12.98km from Amersham Museum

Tring Park is a public open space in Tring, owned by Dacorum Borough Council and managed by the Woodland Trust. One of the iconic attraction to relax and The park is Grade II listed by English Heritage in the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens of special historic interest in England.

Cliveden House

Cliveden House

13.02km from Amersham Museum

Cliveden is perhaps one of the best-known stately homes, revered for its fabulous setting and fascinating past. The house has been home to three Dukes, an Earl, the Astors, and a Prince of Wales, each of whom left their mark on this unique setting. One of the iconic locations in this area and it attracts a number of tourists to here.

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Amersham Museum

Amersham Museum

49 High St, Amersham HP7 0DP, UK

Amersham Museum is an award-winning museum located in a 15th-century building in the heart of old Amersham. The new museum displays explore life in the town in 1580, 1775, 1892, 1939, and 1964. Complete your visit with a wander through our wonderful herb garden, which is packed with plants used for medicinal purposes. It has collections of fossils and archaeological finds, including objects from Roman and medieval times, and displays on local crafts including chairmaking, lace making, and straw