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Family Days Out near to Buckingham
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Thomley Activity Centre (16 miles)
Aylesbury
Thomley Activity Centre is an indoor and outdoor activity centre for disabled children, their family and friends. Including play fort, zip wire, park, cycle track, bikes, soft play area, play rooms, art room, sensory room, computer room, imagination room and fully accessible toilets.
The Pinnacle (16 miles)
Northampton
The Pinnacle There are lots of ways to get kids involved in climbing at the Pinnacle. They welcome all from absolute beginners just looking for a taste of climbing, to expert climbers working towards national competitions. With sessions for all ages and abilities, please get in touch for more information.
Si5 Spymissions (16 miles)
Northampton
Si5 Spymissions - is the exciting spy themed adventure centre in Northampton for anyone over 6 years. Your Mission: infiltrate the ship and stop the terrorists from launching the missile! The mission ends with an adrenalin pumping escape, you and your friends will feel like real spies!
Tiggywinkles Wildlife Hospital Visitors (16 miles)
Aylsbury
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.
Tenpin Northampton (17 miles)
Northampton
Tenpin Northampton is a bowling centre located located in Sixfields Leisure, Weedon Road. We have 26 modern fully computerised lanes, American Pool tables, Amusement Arcades all catered towards families and kids. There is also the Beach Road Cafe Bar for some delicious meal and snack options.
Woburn Abbey and Gardens (17 miles)
Woburn
Woburn Abbey and Gardens Visit a historic 16th century abbey and 28 acres of beautiful grounds. 22 rooms to investigate, some amazing gardens and a deer park. A relaxing and interesting place to take the kids.
Woburn Open Air Swimming Pool (17 miles)
Woburn
Woburn Open Air Swimming Pool is a seasonal, heated lido. The pool is a good size, 22m x 10m, 1 to 2m deep, in a lovely setting adjoining the Estate with plenty of space for picnics, sunbathing and games.
Laserforce (17 miles)
Northampton
Laserforce An exciting, participation fantasy game allowing players to be the space hero that they have always wanted to be, in a safe environment. 6 zones on 3 levels: awesome!
Wacky Warehouse - Lakeside (17 miles)
Northampton
Wacky Warehouse - Lakeside Wacky Warehouse - Lakeside - There are indoor and outdoor play areas for the younger visitors, the Wacky is a purpose built building with safe play equipment for kids under 4ft 9ins tall.
Northampton Museum and Art Gallery (17 miles)
Northampton
Northampton Museum and Art Gallery A visit to Northampton Museum and Art Gallery will give you the opportunity to explore the amazing shoe collection recognised as a collection of national importance. You can also find out about the history of Northampton and see our excellent art and ceramics collection.
Roobarb and Kustard Ceramics Cafe (17 miles)
Northampton
Roobarb and Kustard Ceramics Cafe Our ceramics painting studio is just the place to enjoy creative time with your family. It's a fantastic environment for children and adults to express their creative talent and to produce something completely unique to treasure forever. Booking recommended during weekends and childrens holidays
Go Ape Woburn (17 miles)
Woburn
Go Ape Woburn Go Ape is the UK's No.1 Forest Adventure. Take to the trees and speed down zip slides. They’re part of an exciting course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and crossings; all set high above the forest floor.
Woburn Safari Park (17 miles)
Woburn
Woburn Safari Park Come to Woburn Safari Park and meet the wildlife, with over 80 species of wild animals roaming in 300 acres of beautiful parkland.
Broughton Castle (17 miles)
Banbury
Broughton Castle A hugely popular and impressive house and grounds, beautifully furnished and lovingly restored, with fascinating historical artifacts throughout. For a full day you enjoy this in conjunction with another local activity, and although they seem child friendly it is definitely only for the calmer kids.
Mead Open Farm (17 miles)
Billington
Mead Open Farm You can expect the very best family day out at award winning, Mead Open Farm. Full of action packed play inside and out, as well as âhands-onâ farmyard fun, thereâs so much to discover.
Abington Museum (18 miles)
Northampton
Abington Museum A free museum with an intriguing Victorian Cabinet of Curiosities, historic fashion gallery, displays on the Northamptonshire Regiment and huge collections of leather works including some really interesting costumes!
Hullabaloo (18 miles)
Northampton
Hullabaloo Expansive play frame and stylish play area featuring 3 different slides and masses of activities you won't find anywhere else. Parents welcome in to play too.
Waterfowl Sanctuary and Childrens Farm (18 miles)
Banbury
Waterfowl Sanctuary and Childrens Farm The sanctuary has a 'cuddle corner' where adults and children may handle baby rabbits, chicks, ducklings, kittens and new born mice and gerbils (when in season). A great place to take toddlers if you are looking for family days out in Oxfordshire.
Crazy Colosseum Indoor Playcentre (18 miles)
Kidlington
Crazy Colosseum Indoor Playcentre Their indoor play arena is a soft arena with 3 floors filled with all the latest play equipment, including Ball Pool, Huge Slide, Climbing Bridges to guarantee a fun and crazy time for 0 to 8 year olds.
Abington Park (18 miles)
Northampton
Abington Park Big park with historical features, plus playground and fitness trail, Abingdon Museum and also features a specific garden for the blind.
WhizzKidz (18 miles)
Thame
WhizzKidz The indoor play area consists of a giant play frame, toddler play frame,sports arena, bouncy castle and much more. Outside there is another play frame and a sandpit, with further outdoor attractions too.
Woodstock Open Air Heated Pool (18 miles)
Woodstock
Woodstock Open Air Heated Pool 25 meter pool (heated to 29 degrees) with separate toddlers' paddling pool plus diving board and changing with showers.
Wacky Warehouse - Quays Billing (19 miles)
Little Billing
Wacky Warehouse - Quays Billing There are indoor and outdoor play areas for the younger visitors, the Wacky is a purpose built building with safe play equipment for kids under 4ft 9ins tall. Pub now known as Quay's Billing.
Billing Go Karting (19 miles)
Northampton
Billing Go Karting Motoring experiences up to 40mph on their 300m outdoor circuit. The minimum age for driving is 8 years old plus minimum height of 1.2 meters.
Cutteslowe Park and Miniature Railway (19 miles)
Oxford
Cutteslowe Park and Miniature Railway A great park with things to do for all the family including a skate park and miniature golf! Ride the miniature railway for a great experience!
Go Ape Wendover (19 miles)
Aston Clinton
Go Ape Wendover Go Ape is the UK's No.1 Forest Adventure. Take to the trees and speed down zip slides. They’re part of an exciting course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and crossings; all set high above the forest floor.
The Oxfordshire Museum (19 miles)
Woodstock
The Oxfordshire Museum A wide range of natural and social history exhibits, the more exciting of which include the interactive dinosaur gallery and gardens, and the special family drop in sessions.
Blenheim Palace (19 miles)
Woodstock
Blenheim Palace Steeped in inspirational history and surrounded by beautiful parkland and award-winning Formal Gardens, Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire offers the perfect day out in 2012. This year there are stunning new visitor facilities to enjoy, as well as a host of superb special events in store.
Blenheim Pleasure Gardens and Train (19 miles)
Woodstock
Blenheim Pleasure Gardens and Train can be reached by the miniature train, on foot or there is a small car park. It is the perfect place for families to while away an hour or two, watching exotic butterflies, muddling around the Marlborough Maze or letting off steam in the Adventure Playground.
Adventure World (19 miles)
Daventry
Adventure World Includes slides, ball pool, tunnels, climbing and seating area for parents. Suitable for up to eight years old. Attached to a leisure centre.
Marston Vale Forest Centre (19 miles)
Marston Moretaine
Marston Vale Forest Centre is a beautiful conservation area set within the Millennium Country Park, suitable for all ages, with a Lakeside cafe, picnic area, adventure playground, gift shop, cycle hire and seasonal events. Excellent disabled access, free entry and parking, dogs and horses welcome. All profits go back into creation of...
College Lake Nature Reserve (20 miles)
Tring
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.
Cherwell Boat House (20 miles)
Oxford
Cherwell Boat House Rowing boats, canoes and punts for hire: what a great idea for a bit of family fun while you are in Oxford.
Wendover Treasure Trail (20 miles)
Wendover
Wendover Treasure Trail Looking for a fun and interesting way to explore Buckinghamshire? Don't just wander around aimlessly, do a Treasure Trail! These fun treasure hunts will teach you fascinating facts about the area and show you some beautiful scenery. Enjoy a fun family walk in the fresh air and solve an intriguing mystery...
Whilton Mill (20 miles)
Daventry
Whilton Mill An ideal place for kids of all ages to experience the thrills of karting in a safe environment. Their fully qualified instructors will guide your children through everything they need to know. They provide a full safety briefing before letting them out.
Northampton Trampoline Centre (20 miles)
Northampton
Northampton Trampoline Centre - is a purpose built trampoline centre welcoming all ages and abilities. Reach for the sky as you bounce on our Olympic sized trampolines. Our expert instructors will teach you how to perform awesome skills and tricks in a safe environment.
Wendover Woods (20 miles)
Wendover
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.
Berzerk Indoor Play (20 miles)
Northampton
Berzerk Indoor Play Great indoor play structure for the smalls to rampage around
Marston Vale Millenium Country Park (20 miles)
Marston Moretaine
Marston Vale Millenium Country Park 250 acres of woodland, wetland and grasslands excellent for family rambles and exploration, hunting mini beasts, outdoor games plus hard surfaced cycle path trails suitable for push and wheel chairs too.
Rock Solid Climbing Wall (20 miles)
Oxford
Rock Solid Climbing Wall Modern ope climbing facility with kids' clubs and courses from age 7 upwards. Features include bouldering room, bottom rope wall and Walltopia lead tower.
Tring Local History Museum (20 miles)
Tring
Tring Local History Museum A lovely little museum that covers the local history of the small market town of Tring from its earliest days to the recent past. Dress up in Victorian costume and learn how to plait straw.
Canoe Trail (20 miles)
Bedford
Canoe Trail A company for canoeing, kayaking and stand up paddleboarding. Crafts for hire, plus tuition and guided tours available.
Daventry Country Park (20 miles)
Daventry
Daventry Country Park Daventry Country Park - was created in 1968 as part of the nationwide Countryside Act. This movement sought to provide communities with green spaces to use and enjoy. The reservoir (130 acres of open water) was dug out and completed in 1804, taking eight years to finish.
Natural History Museum at Tring (20 miles)
Tring
Natural History Museum at Tring Visit the galleries and come face to face with a full-sized gorilla, a huge anaconda or an extinct giant moa, just a few of the 4,000 animals on display!
Oxford Univ Museum of Natural History (20 miles)
Oxford
Oxford Univ Museum of Natural History A classic series of collections housed in stunning architecture. Among its most famous features are the Oxfordshire dinosaurs, the dodo, and the swifts in the tower.
The Pitt Rivers Museum (20 miles)
Oxford
The Pitt Rivers Museum is famous for it's period atmosphere and outstanding collections from many world cultures, past and present.
Northampton and Lamport Railway (20 miles)
Chapel Brampton
Northampton and Lamport Railway is a steam and heritage diesel operated tourist railway located in the Northamptonshire countryside. Lots of events going on throughout the year.
Tigers Indoor Play (20 miles)
Daventry
Tigers Indoor Play This is a children’s indoor soft play centre suitable for children aged 0 to 12 years with a multi-level soft play frame and an under 4s' toddler area and party rooms.
Oxford Bus and Morris Motors Museums (20 miles)
Witney
Oxford Bus and Morris Motors Museums All aboard! See how engines work; what buses are made of; go aboard some; see old tickets and uniforms once used. View the workshop and on special days ride on a vintage bus. Morris Museum: see a 1970s police car; 1920s Bullnose Morris and a Mini in the original style.
The Bodleian Library (20 miles)
Oxford
The Bodleian Library Interactive and stimulating tours of the historic university where much of Harry Potter was filmed! Like stepping into their favourite films. Most tours are for 10+ but Family Tours in holidays welcome 5+.

Thanks for all the great things to do in Buckingham with kids you keep sending in.
Now we have the easter and summer holidays fast approaching, we're trying to find the best days out and as many fun things to do with kids as possible, especially cheap and free family friendly places to visit this year - theme parks, waterparks and swimming pools, museums, indoor playcentres and softplay for toddlers, petting farms, wildlife parks and zoos, aquariums, horse riding, castles, steam railways, pottery making and ceramic cafes, roller and ice skating rinks, karting tracks, snowdomes, dry and indoor ski slopes, climbing walls, activity centres, outdoor play at the best local parks, ten pin bowling alleys and all the other best family tourist attractions, that you can visit at the weekend.

Also teachers may find the site useful for ideas for the best places to take their classes on school journeys with many historical and educational atractions listed

So, if you've been for great days out with the kids, or a school trip, which isn't shown above, just send in an email and we'll add it on so people visiting on holidays and all the other children in Buckinghamshire can enjoy the great day out as well.



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