Here is a selection of some of the best attractions across the Chilterns, all guaranteed to provide a great day out and a taste of the amazing countryside and history on offer in this area.
The National Trust Ashridge Estate is a huge area of woodlands and downland near Berkhamsted with many walking and cycling routes and a visitor centre.
Perched on the edge of the Chiltern Hills, Dunstable Downs is the highest point in the East of England with fantastic views, walks and a visitor centre.
Glades of heather and former clay workings can be found amoung the oak and birch woodland.
Wendover Woods is owned by the Forestry Commission and has waymarked walks of different lengths through scenic woodland (great for bluebells in spring). Cafe, information, family cycling, fitness trail and lots more. 4 miles from Aylesbury.
Greys Court is a magnificent Tudor house associated with the lords of the manor of Rotherfield Greys and once home to Ian Fleming’s mother. Now owned by the National Trust. Located near Henley-on-Thames.
Historic buildings including old barns, WW2 prefab, a Victorian farm, furniture factories and an Iron Age house all set in lovely green surroundings. Adventure playground, walks and cafe. Near Chalfont St Giles.
An award-winning museum with interactive story centre and displays about Roald Dahl who lived and wrote in Great Missenden for 36 years.