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Top 58 attractions you must visit in Buckinghamshire

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About 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.

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Attractions in Buckinghamshire

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.

Haddington Hill
Haddington HillHaddington Hill, Tring HP23 6LD, UK
1 Day Treks
Mountain Peaks

Haddington Hill is a hill in the Chilterns, and the highest point in Buckinghamshire. On the north-eastern flank is Coombe Hill. Haddington Hill is owned by the Forestry Commission, whose Wendover Woods cover much of the hill.

Ivinghoe Beacon
Ivinghoe BeaconIvinghoe Beacon, Leighton Buzzard LU7 9DJ, UK
Outdoors- Other

Ivinghoe Beacon is one end of the ancient path The Ridgeway, which stretches 85 miles from Overton Hill near Avebury, Wiltshire. It is a popular spot for walkers and sightseers. Model aircraft enthusiasts also use lift generated by the wind blowing up the hill to fly their unpowered aircraft – a technique known as slope soaring.

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.

Mentmore Towers
Mentmore TowersMentmore Towers, Mentmore, Leighton Buzzard LU7 0QH, UK
Iconic Buildings

Mentmore Towers is a 19th-century English country house built between 1852 and 1854 for the Rothschild family in the village of Mentmore in Buckinghamshire. Not abandoned and still in good condition, this Grade I listed building, and its entire estate has passed through so many owners over a two-century period, that it somehow feels detached from the real world.

Milton Keynes Museum
Milton Keynes MuseumMcConnell Dr, Wolverton, Milton Keynes MK12 5EL, UK

This is one of the UK’s most family friendly museums where history comes to life with amazing stories, brilliant re-creations, and displays you can touch and try out. It includes the Stacey Hill Collection of rural life, consisting of agricultural, domestic, industrial, and social objects connected to the area before the 1967 foundation of Milton Keynes.

Milton's Cottage
Milton's Cottage21 Deanway, Chalfont Saint Giles HP8 4JH, UK
Iconic Buildings

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.

National Trust - Claydon
National Trust - ClaydonClaydon House, Queen Catherine Rd, Middle Claydon, Buckingham MK18 2EY, UK
Iconic Buildings

The Claydon house is a listed Grade I on the National Heritage List for England, and its gardens are listed Grade II on the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens. It is almost entirely 18th century and was built on a grand scale by Ralph 2nd Earl Verney. Unfortunately, the building and decoration of Claydon ruined Verney, and after the contents of the house were sold in 1783 his niece, who succeeded him, dismantled two-thirds of Robinson’s original scheme, including a grand ballroom and the eq

National Trust - Cliveden
National Trust - ClivedenCliveden Rd, Taplow, Maidenhead SL1 8NS, UK
Iconic Buildings

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.

National Trust - Hughenden Manor
National Trust - Hughenden ManorHughenden Manor, Hughenden HP14 4LA, UK
Iconic Buildings

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.

National Trust - Stowe
National Trust - StoweNew Inn Farm, Buckingham MK18 5EQ, UK
Iconic Buildings
Botanical Gardens

Stowe House is a grade I listed country house in Stowe, Buckinghamshire, England. It is the home of Stowe School, an independent school and is owned by the Stowe House Preservation Trust. Stowe evolved from an English Baroque garden into a pioneering landscape park. It is one of Europe’s most influential landscape gardens that continues to delight visitors today.

Natural History Museum at Tring
Natural History Museum at TringThe Walter Rothschild Building, Akeman St, Tring HP23 6AP, UK

The Natural History Museum at Tring was built in 1889 to house the incredible zoological collections of Walter Rothschild. It houses one of the finest collections of stuffed mammals, birds, reptiles and insects in the United Kingdom.

Northala Fields
Northala FieldsKensington Rd, Northolt UB5 6UR, UK
Outdoors- Other

Northala Fields is a country park beside the A40 with four circular artificial hills. It was opened in 2008 and consists of four artificial hills standing next to the A40 Western Avenue, as well as several fishing lakes, a large field area a children's play area, and an adjacent café.

Nuffield Place
Nuffield PlaceBradley Rd, Henley-on-Thames RG9 5RY, UK
Iconic Buildings
Old Ruins

Nuffield Place was the home of William Morris, Lord Nuffield, founder of the Morris Motor Car Company. Despite his wealth, Morris chose to live simply and gave away much of his wealth to a variety of philanthropic causes. The house is furnished as Morris and his wife left it, in attractive yet unpretentious 1930s Art Deco style.

Pinewood Studios
Pinewood StudiosPinewood Rd, Slough, Iver SL0 0NH, UK
Man-made Structures- Other

Pinewood Studios is a British film and television studio located in the village of Iver Heath in Buckinghamshire. It was home to the legendary 007 Stage, a further 23 stages, 3 TV studios, the unique permanently-filled Underwater Stage, one of Europe’s largest exterior tank, acres of backlot and thousands of square feet of production office and workshop space, Pinewood has everything you need all in one place.

Rickmansworth Aquadrome
Rickmansworth AquadromeFrogmoor Ln, Rickmansworth WD3 1NB, UK
Man-made Structures- Other

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.

Ruislip Lido Railway
Ruislip Lido RailwayReservoir Rd, Ruislip, Northwood, Ruislip HA4 7TY, UK
Man-made Structures- Other

The Ruislip Lido Railway is a 12-inch narrow gauge railway operated entirely by volunteers. Running from Woody Bay station on a 1.02-mile track around the reservoir, the railway passes through to Willow Lawn station. Originally built by the Grand Union Canal Company over a much shorter route, the line has been extended in recent years and now covers over two-thirds of the perimeter of the reservoir. It is has been operating since 1979 by the Ruislip Lido Railway Society.

Ruislip Woods
Ruislip WoodsRuislip, UK
Outdoors- Other

Ruislip Woods Trust was established in 1997 as a charity. Its aims are to protect the ecological environment of Ruislip Woods and to encourage greater access by the public through education, monitoring and surveying. It is the largest block of ancient, semi-natural woodland in Greater London and include one of the most extensive oak/hornbeam coppice woods in southeast England. The site also includes acid and neutral grassland, ponds, streams and marshland.

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.

Map of attractions in Buckinghamshire