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Things To Do & Days Out in Buckinghamshire
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Bekonscot Model Village The Village depicts rural England in the 1930s and is a miniature wonderland which delights children of all ages. Buy a quiz (over 5s and under 5s) from our shop and enjoy answering the questions as you wander around.
Gullivers Land is a family theme park designed especially for children between the ages of 2 and 13. Discover indoor play areas, roller-coasters, shows and unique attractions!
Odds Farm Park is a local family run attraction offering the very best mixture of fun, education, play and entertainment to our visitors. With animal fun, indoor play and a massive outdoor adventure play area!
The Bucks Goat Centre A lovely little centre with a number of friendly farm animals to meet and feed, such as sheep, pigs, cows, chicks, and a donkey. They also have rabbits and guineapigs. Animal handling sessions are available every day too!
Gullivers Dinosaur and Farm Park is home to the Lost World of the Living Dinosaurs and lots of farmyard animals. Ideal for younger children, interact with ‘living’ dinosaurs and enjoy a day out on the farm.
Roald Dahl Children's Gallery Boggle your eyes, baffle your brain, and let your imagination run wild! Discover minibeasts in the Giant Peach, explore sound with the BFG, and visit Matilda’s library. Look out for The Twit’s upside down room!
Wycombe Museum Here you can enjoy hands-on activities, exhibitions and special events in a lively and friendly atmosphere. As members of the Thames Valley Museums Family Friendly campaign Wycombe Museum is committed to giving you a warm welcome whenever you visit. General entry to the Museum is FREE.
Buckingham Old Gaol Museum Tells the story of Buckingham and north Bucks rural life, including the Flora Thompson Collection (Lark Rise to Candleford author) and Buckinghamshire Military Trust exhibits. A number of the original cells form part of the museum visitor's experience.
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre Intrepid storymakers enter through the chocolate doors into this great little award winning, and family friendly Museum. We have 2 fun and fact packed biographical galleries, a fantabulous interactive Story Centre, and George’s Crafty Kitchen!
Amersham Museum Come to our original Tudor building to find out about the history of Amersham through interactive displays, trails and special events. Enjoy our relaxing Herb Garden or join one of our Guided Walks around the town.
Milton Keynes Museum is a truly interactive museum where history comes to life with fascinating stories, brilliant recreations and hands on displays. We welcome children and encourage them to touch and try out everything!
Buckinghamshire County Museum The museum showcases the County's rich heritage alongside a changing programme of exhibitions in the Buckinghamshire Art Gallery and they also have the Roald Dahl Children's Gallery (please note this operates on limited times).
The National Museum of Computing is a museum housing the world's largest selection of working vintage computers. It tells the story of computing from the 1940s Colossus computer through the monster mainframes of the 1970s, home computers of the 1980s to the Touchtable of the present. Most machines are working and many are hands-on.
Swan Pool and Leisure Centre 25 metre swimming pool plus leisure pool with flume and interactive play features.
Chiltern Pools Diving pool with one, three and five metre boards. Leisure pool has flumes, fountains and a water creek! Also has sporting opportunities such as the climbing wall.
Aqua Vale Swimming and Fitness Centre Fun pool with flume, bubble beds and more features; heated outdoor pool and kiddie gym.
Chesham Heated Open Air Pool Pool open all year round: 28c April to October, with sessions include general swimming, inflatable fun sessions, aqua aerobics, aqua zumba and toddler swims.
Wycombe Rye Lido is a popular Lido located in the centre The Rye. The 2 heated outdoor pools and changing facilities have just been refurbished. The Lido has also been expanded to include gym, exercise studios and a cafe.
Splash Zone is the ultimate indoor water factory based at Gulliver’s. Discover sprays, streams and wacky water features throughout. The attraction is suitable for children across all ages, especially toddlers.
Zoomania Aylesbury's largest indoor play centre offers children a fun filled experience. With 3 play frames to suit ages 0 to 11 years, birthday party rooms, sports court and relaxed cafe area, Zoomania is the perfect entertainment venue for all the family.
360 Play Explore our huge indoor play centre, navigate the adventure play frame, drive the dodgems and ride the carousel. Visit 360 Street with Twizzles Garage, boutique and Luigis Pizza Parlour. Let your child be artistic, messy and mucky without it mattering. All included in one price, stay all day, with free easy...
Jungle Mania Giant Soft Play frame for children from 3 to 11 years. Separate Toddlers Soft Play frame for the under 3's plus Disco Room, Indoor sports pitch and Party rooms overlooking the entire play area.
PK Kids Zone Small but perfectly formed, Tumblers has been totally reconstructed as a brand new play space ideal for under 8s and full of fun! Great sensory area also makes it perfect for specials needs guests.
Indoor Play at Wycombe Sports Indoor soft play area suitable for ages 0 to 8 years that includes a large ball pool, two slides and a three level exciting play frame plus toddler area with features.
Marlow Garden Centre Soft Play Small indoor adventure soft play facility within the garden centre, so you can tire them out having fun and exercise rendering them passive for shopping!
Play Train Kids Activity Centre Truly outstanding indoor and outdoor facilities, with highlights including soft play, climbing wall, arts and crafts, visiting entertainers, sandpits, computer play zone and karaoke! They're going to sleep tonight!
Safari MK Soft Play and Party Venue A unique, fun and educational children's indoor soft play and role play venue. Quality cafe serving freshly prepared hot and cold meals, snacks and fantastic coffee. Exciting children’s parties combining soft play and themed party rooms.
Hellfire Caves A quarter mile of dimly lit passages and exciting caverns for exploring! Hand excavated in the 1750s, realistic waxworks and sound effects now bring this unique underground world to life!
Milton Keynes City Discovery Centre A beautiful medieval site with public access for walks and picnics. We run family focused events through the year, whether it's history, wildlife and environment or archaeology, theres something for everyone to learn and have fun too!
Chiltern Open Air Museum is an outdoor museum, you’ll see over 30 rescued historic buildings including a Nissen hut, tin chapel, and working farm with goats, cows, sheep, chickens and heavy horses. Plus the museum hosts over 30 family friendly living history events each year!
Tiggywinkles Wildlife Hospital Visitors A place to learn about the specialist wildlife work done by the hospital and to meet some of the rescued animals. Activities and Talks held during school holidays. Educational Trail to follow.
Quainton Windmill Visit the tallest windmill in the South East of England, built in the early 1800s. 6 floors to explore and climb up to a stunning view. Kids under 5 visit for free! Re Opening April 2016, hopefully with new sails!
Snozone Milton Keynes is full of real snow, just waiting for you and your family to take to the slopes!
Planet Ice Milton Keynes Fully refurbished and now part of a major brand, this is the new home of MK Lightning and your new favourite all weather day trip! Hit the open skate session or go along with other families, learn to stand still or learn to seriously show off, they'll help you achieve your frosty goals and so will the...
The Climb Is a state of the art climbing centre: it's active, dynamic, friendly and fun. They run a full range of activities for juniors aged 5yrs up and adults. There's something to suit everyone, whether your a beginner or an advanced climber
Big Rock Climbing Centre offers the best indoor climbing facilities around, including roped climbing walls up to 11m high, multiple low level bouldering areas and something that's entirely off-the-wall: CrazyClimb featuring a series of wacky climbing challenges!
Longridge Activity Centre is an outdoor activity centre set on the River Thames in Marlow. We offer both land and water activities for all the family. As a charity we try to provide a real community hub that everyone can experience outdoor activities for low cost.
Go Ape Wendover The UK's No.1 Forest Adventure. Award winning outdoor adventure activities. Families and friends can enjoy a day out like no other. Fly down zip wires, leap off Tarzan Swings and tackle obstacles whilst enjoying some of Britain’s most breathtaking scenery.
Go Ape Black Park The UK's No.1 Forest Adventure. Award winning outdoor adventure activities. Families and friends can enjoy a day out like no other. Fly down zip wires, leap off Tarzan Swings and tackle obstacles whilst enjoying some of Britain’s most breathtaking scenery.
Si5 Spy Missions - is the exciting spy themed action adventure centre in Milton Keynes for anyone aged 6 and above. The Mission: to infiltrate the ship and stop the missile being launched without getting caught! The mission ends with an adrenalin pumping escape - you and your friends will feel like real spies!
Airkix Indoor Skydiving Airkix Indoor Skydiving makes for the ideal family day out, for families looking for something special. Referred to as 'The Smile Factory', ear-to-ear grins are guaranteed. What's more, anybody can fly from the ages of 4 to 104! Pre-booking advised, so book now to experience the magic of flight!
Ellis Brigham Vertical Chill Climbing A 13 foot high bouldering wall allows individuals to hone their skills and develop technique before graduating onto higher crags. The wall's many different grades are designed to suit all abilities from novice to expert.
Aerial Extreme Milton Keynes is a high ropes adventure course involving a series of challenging obstacles set at varying heights above the ground. You'll find yourself tackling fun obstacles such as rope bridges, scramble nets, zip wires, swinging logs and balance beams, plus many more!
Go Ape Tree Top Junior A fun filled experience of canopy exploring, trail blazing and obstacles for all to enjoy. You'll take on crossings over trails and finish with one awesome zip wire.
Bounce Indoor Trampoline Park The first indoor trampoline park in the UK! Over 100 trampolines, a dodge ball court and slam dunk hoops. Suitable for ages 3 and up with dedicated sessions for kids and teens. Serious fun!
Nerf Zone is an action-packed indoor attraction for children aged 6 and over. Sharpen your aim in the target range and then put your skills to the test in our battle arena.
The Sfear is an indoor challenge course that features 16 activities across three different levels. Take on the scramble nets, zig zag bridges and tightropes inside The Sfear!
Experience the Country Experience the Country is an outdoor & country pursuits activity venue based on an 800 acre estate in the heart of the Buckinghamshire countryside.
AMF High Wycombe Bowling Jim, but not as we know it! With tenpin, arcade, karaoke, Pink Pin special challenge, pool and diner, there's everything you need to have an awesome family day, a far cry from the sterile, grown up days!
Hollywood Bowl All weather, all age, all ability fun: use the ball ramps and bumpers to even the odds with the kids and it's anyone's game!
Rogue Bowling A classy spot for a family tenpin tournament, with clean modern features and no novelty nonsense: just line em up, knock em down, and watch dad weep!
Daytona Specially-designed Junior Circuit that enables aspiring racers to learn the craft in a safe, yet challenging, environment.
Rogue Racing Aylesbury Karting is a great fun family experience, whether its adults verses children (please note, there is a 1.3 metre height restriction to drive a kart), men verses women or just to see who can complete a lap in the fastest time! From 8 years and up.
Formula Fast Indoor Karting is an indoor karting provider founded by ex F1 professionals. Using modern equipment and the highest level in safety, Formula Fast ensures all drivers from ages 8+ an unforgettable driving experience, whether it be junior racing, kids parties, arrive and drive or family karting.
The Wendover Mystery Treasure Trail A great family activity where you’ll have to put your detective hats on to solve this self guided Mystery themed Trail around Wendover as you and the kids hunt for clues along the route.
The Marlow Mystery Treasure Trail Be detectives for the day on this self- guided mystery themed Trail around Marlow as you and the kids explore and hunt for clues along the route.
Buckinghamshire Railway Centre is a working steam museum where you can step back in time to the steam age. On steaming open days visitors can ride in vintage carriages pulled by a full sized steam engine and on our extensive miniature railway.
Wendover Woods Children are happy exploring in the undergrowth, hiding in trees and riding bikes, there is an adventurous children's play area set in the middle of the forest suitable for children up to 12 years old, with swings, slides, climbing frames and a challenging ropes trail.
Willen Lake and Park Beautiful lakeside park offering, windsurfing, sailing, canoeing, water skiing, wakeboarding, cycle hire, fishing, miniature railway, mini golf and playground! Wow!
Denham Country Park Alive with birds, butterflies, dragonflies and wildflowers, this park is a real treat and the visitor centre will help you plan your day, give you maps and tell you how to use your river dipping net kit!
Chenies Manor Child friendly, though we only recommend it for less boisterous children, with fascinating architecture, beautifully crafted gardens and yew and turf mazes to enjoy. It may intrigue older kids that there is supposedly a haunted staircase!
Emberton Country Park With the timeline wall, habitat and church trails, adventure play areas and wide open country side, if you've got kids that like to run and run this one is for you!
Vale Park A play area for younger kids as well as a 'teen' play area, new tennis courts, a multi-use games area and a bowls green. There is also a skatepark facility, but the park still remains a green and tranquil place close to the town centre.
Waddesdon Manor - has so much to offer young people: beautiful, safe grounds and space to explore, living history, opportunities for learning and fun both outdoors and in. Highlights include the Woodland Playground, special trails around the gardens, the Children's shop at the Stables and the Aviary.
Black Park Country Park Green Flag awarded parkland with flat trackways great for prams, cycles and skates and a free children’s woodland adventure play area with equipment suitable for toddlers and younger children.
Langley Park Family trails, orienteering, visitor centre and a fantastic adventure playground with wooden houses, tunnels and slides, see saws and swings, and natural landscape features to climb on. The dog's welcome too!
Penn Woods Come explore amongst the 200 year old trees, go minibeast hunting, leaf collecting, pond dipping, ladybird spotting or just see if you can find your way out again: ideal for explorer picnics! Activity pack available too.
Stowe Landscape Gardens A normally sedate trip made grand with their free children's activity packs, full of ideas to discover wildlife and nature in the gardens and seasonal colouring sheets.
The Rye The region's second largest park features a huge adventure playground, football pitches, permit fishing and family size pleasure craft for hire. Children will love the little waterfall!
Cliveden Gardens and Maze Significant collection of immaculately landscaped themed gardens, plus boat rides, family trail, guided tour and Gas Yard Cinema presentation, plus the lovely Storybook Play Den where kids can search the woods for hand carved storybook characters!
College Lake Nature Reserve Get back to nature at this reserve, with over 1000 species recorded, there is always something to see. Wildlife Centre with exhibition, trails to follow and a Bee Centre to investigate.
Bojangles Creative Cafe Bring the kids and get creating, in a super pottery studio and cafe with many activity options and a milkshake menu!
Go Ape Forest Segway You can enjoy our forest segway experience in the beautiful Black Park Country Park. From two legs to two wheels: for the ultimate forest experience on a rugged all-terrain Segway. It's a unique way to tackle the trails in the forest.
Thomley Thomley is a place for people of all abilities and disabilities. We bring disabled people, their families, carers and friends together with experienced and nurturing staff that understand their needs.
Aescwood Farm Childrens Riding School BHS approved and superbly child friendly facility, offering lessons from 4 years with all weather options, woodland hacks, Fun Days and Horse Shows.