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10 Parks to explore in Buckinghamshire

Buckinghamshire

Buckinghamshire is a ceremonial county in South East England that borders Greater London to the south-east, Berkshire to the south, Oxfordshire to the west, Northamptonshire to the north, Bedfordshire to the north-east and Hertfordshire to the east.

Cassiobury Park
Cassiobury ParkGade Ave, Watford WD18 7LG, UK

Cassiobury Park is the largest public open space in Watford comprising of over 190 acres of green space stretching from Watford town centre to woodland and countryside to the west of the town. The park is a tranquil and relaxing place, and also a great location to walk, run, fish, or, down by the canal, simply watch the boats glide past on the Grand Union Canal.

Gullivers Dinosaur and Farm Park
Gullivers Dinosaur and Farm ParkMilton Keynes MK15 0DT, UK

Gulliver’s Dinosaur and farm park is next to Gulliver’s Land in Milton Keynes and is really two parks in one place. There are now 32 animatronic dinosaurs in the ‘Lost World’ and they’re definitely a welcome addition to the park. There’s some really big ones (with big teeth) and lots of smaller ones which roar as you walk past them.

Langley Park
Langley ParkBillet Ln, Iver SL0 0LS, UK

Langley Park is steeped in history and a nationally important haven for wildlife. The stunning Rhododendron collection in the Temple Gardens is an explosion of color from April to June, with views to Windsor Castle and beyond. In summer, many species of butterflies chase around the heather and gorse on the open vista, and a variety of wildfowl can be seen on Langley Lake. The house and grounds are owned by Buckinghamshire County Council, and the house is leased as a privately-run hotel.

Rushmere Country Park - Herons View Visitor Centre
Rushmere Country Park - Herons View Visitor CentreLinslade Rd, Heath and Reach, Leighton Buzzard LU7 0EB, UK

A great place to discover nature and enjoy the outdoors - walking outdoors. Here you can view herons nesting in Spring from our outdoor café terrace, discover fairy doors and the Giant’s Chair along our Sculpture Trail, walk the dog, bring your bike, ride your horse – we’ve something for everyone.

Salcey Forest
Salcey ForestSalcey Forest NN7, UK

Salcey Forest is an oasis of nature and history. This magnificent woodland has many miles of ancient wood banks, building remains and ancient trees. The 'druids', or veteran oaks, are rare and amazing wildlife habitats. The perfect location for a day out in the forest. It has got walking trails, cycle trails, a children's adventure play area, a horse riding trail, and an onsite café selling tasty homemade meals and cakes in a warm, friendly environment.

Stoke Park
Stoke ParkStoke Park, Country Club, Spa and Hotel, Park Rd, Stoke Poges, Slough SL2 4PG, UK

Stoke Park is a private sporting and leisure estate in Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire. It has served as the filming location for several major films, including James Bond's Goldfinger and Tomorrow Never Dies, Bridget Jones's Diary, and Layer Cake. It also hosts the annual Boodles Tennis Championships as a warm-up to Wimbledon, a week prior to the Championships.

Tring Park
Tring ParkLondon, Tring HP23 6AR, UK

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.

West Wycombe Park
West Wycombe ParkHigh Wycombe, West Wycombe, High Wycombe HP14 3AE, UK

West Wycombe House has been the home to the Dashwood family for over 300 years. Set in 45 acres of landscaped park. There is also small temples and follies, which act as satellites to the greater temple, the house. The house is open to the public during the summer months and is a venue for civil weddings and corporate entertainment, which help to fund its maintenance and upkeep.

Willen Lake
Willen LakeWillen Lake, Milton Keynes MK15, UK

Willen Lake South is Milton Keynes’ most popular park. It offers a wide range of activities on and off the water with something for everyone to enjoy. It comprises 180 acres of landscaped parkland which surround around 100 acres of water across two lakes. There are large events held on the site throughout the year, including Comedy Central's FriendsFest.

Windsor Great Park

Windsor Great Park covers 4,800 acres, parts of which are open to the public. Its present area was determined in the 1360s and was popular with Saxon kings as a hunting forest. Take a wander along the famous Long Walk, the end of which is marked by the impressive Copper Horse statue which depicts King George III.

Map of Parks to explore in Buckinghamshire