Experience the Chilterns

Experience the Chilterns

We have carefully chosen our most immersive and memorable Chilterns Countryside Experiences to share with you here. Use the filters below to find and book your perfect experience!

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Kew Little Pigs: For pig-lovers of all ages

  • Family friendly

Located on a small family-run farm in Amersham, Kew Little Pigs offers a variety of hands-on piggy experiences.

  • Price: From £25
  • Location: Amersham
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A Chilterns Traffic-free Jolly: A self-guided cycle tour

  • Family friendly

Designed specifically for families with young children and for those wanting to enjoy a holiday with a bit of cycling.

  • Price: From £452 pp
  • Location: Starting daily from Aston Clinton
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It's Criminal! Agatha and Barnaby in Wallingford

To all would-be detectives!  Enjoy a walking tour of a famous Midsomer County filming location, then adjourn to a local pub for lunch or a cream tea where you can pit your skills against the local detectives to discover the...

  • Price: From £38 per person
  • Location: Wallingford Museum
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Sketching and painting in the beautiful Chilterns landscape with Samantha, the Travelling Artist

Join art tutor Samantha for a relaxing 4 hour drawing and painting experience in the beautiful Chilterns. You will be given your artists materials and be taken on a scenic walk through Goring and the surrounding hills, experiencing how you...

  • Price: £75 including art materials
  • Location: Goring-on-Thames
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Walking tour in Marlow and lace-making experience

Enjoy a very special half-day town tour and lace-making experience. The walk takes the form of a circuit, starting and finishing at the Two Brewers pub.  It passes many beautiful buildings and brings with it intriguing stories: of lace-making, brewing...

  • Price: £27
  • Location: Marlow
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Queens Park Arts Centre: Hub, heart and home for creative arts

A packed programme of workshops, exhibitions, Bucks Open Weekend, Heritage Open Days, plus Craft Fairs and Arts Festivals - featuring local and international artists. Get involved!

  • Price: Free and paid-for activities
  • Location: Aylesbury
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Capture the Chilterns: Create your own smartphone memories

Feel a sense of relaxation as you walk the Chilterns hills and River Chess around the historic market town of Chesham with award-winning photographer Matt Writtle. Under Matt's expert guidance, you will learn the fundamentals of composition and lighting, whilst...

  • Price: £75
  • Location: Chesham and the Chess Valley
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Volunteer amongst the Vines: Spring, summer and harvest time

Daws Hill vineyard is a boutique vineyard nestled in the beautiful and tucked away Radnage Valley. We are very proud to look after our vines by hand and care for each one individually throughout the growing year, especially during harvest,...

  • Price: Volunteering free of charge, tours and events have a cost
  • Location: Radnage
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Chilterns Open Air Museum: Experience Days and Workshops

Chilterns Open Air Museum COAM is home to 30 reconstructed and restored buildings from the local area. Three Chilterns countryside experiences days with a difference are available: from the physical exertions of the blacksmiths forge, to the ancient craft of...

  • Price: From £45
  • Location: Chalfont St Giles
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Welcome to the BackWoods: Learn a skill you’ve always wanted to master

Our experiences range from campfire cooking, bringing nature into your home, wreath making, art and nature workshops - or try you hand at axe and knife throwing. All in the beautiful woodland setting of Stott’s Nursery in Stokenchurch, just a...

  • Price: From £25
  • Location: Stokenchurch
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Bushcraft with David Willis: Connect with nature

  • Family friendly

David offers wilderness living skills, nature connection and woodland crafts on scheduled courses throughout the year, with activities to suit all ages, abilities and needs. He teaches small groups of just four participants that he knows works well as these...

  • Price: From £95
  • Location: Chalfont St Giles Buckinghamshire
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Chiltern Trike Tours: Feel the wind in your hair

For the first time visitor, there are a number of tours to choose from that take in the beautiful Chilterns; the ancient beech woodlands, historic market towns, hills and far-reaching views. For those wanting to celebrate a special occasion, a...

  • Price: From £265
  • Location: Across the Chilterns
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Brewery Tours are back! Brewing is in the blood

Enjoy an evening at the Lodden brewery, discovering first-hand how the award winning beers are made – with a pint of your favourite Loddon brew in your hand at all times. The tours are led by head brewer Jake or...

  • Price: £17.50
  • Location: Dunsden
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Griffiths Brothers Distillery: Tasting events and tours

Could two brothers create a gin from scratch that would impress family and friends? Sourcing organic and local produce whenever possible, it’s essential to only use the finest and freshest botanicals.​Take a distillery tasting event at this family-run distillery in...

  • Price: From £20
  • Location: Amersham
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Broom Wagon Cycle Tours

Half-day E-bike tour & lunch in The Chilterns & Henley-on-Thames Enjoy the effortless power of the E-bike as you glide through the beautiful scenery of the Chilterns. Your local guide, Mark, will take you on a scenic 3 hour route...

  • Price: £145
  • Location: Across the Chilterns
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Full Steam Ahead! Chinnor & Princess Risborough Railway

  • Family friendly

This popular heritage railway takes you on a 7-mile round trip through the Chilterns Countryside from Chinnor to Princes Risborough and back again

  • Price: From £6
  • Location: Chinnor
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Path Hill Adventures: Experiences to nourish the soul

  • Family friendly

Get back to nature with your family or test your mettle on an adventure course!

  • Price: From £8.50
  • Location: Hardwick Estate
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Bucks Goat Centre: Bunny brunch and other animal experiences

  • Family friendly

Join Gizmo, Donald and Crispy the Duck, some of the residents at the Bucks Goat Centre near Aylesbury.

  • Price: From £5
  • Location: Stoke Mandeville
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Walking with Wildlife: Go with a guide!

  • Family friendly

You’ll most likely be up early to get on the trail, or boat, with your guide Steve Gozdz of GG Wildlife Experiences.

  • Price: From £95
  • Location: Goring-on-Thames and across the Chilterns
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Puddingstone Distillery Tours: Under stars, by a campfire, a gin was born

The first gin distillery in the Hertfordshire Chiltern Hills, situated next to Wilstone Reservoir, you can also visit the distillery and shop on Fridays and Saturdays.

  • Price: Tours from £20 pp
  • Location: Tring
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Awesome Amersham: Join a guided walk of historic Amersham

  • Family friendly

Join one of Amersham Museum's popular guided walks. 

  • Price: £5 for adults, children free
  • Location: Amersham
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Cycle Adventures in Beautiful Places: Glorious Chilterns

These Chilterns countryside adventures offered by Wild Cycles will leave you grinning from ear to ear. 

  • Price: From £60
  • Location: Chiltern hills - Chiltern Velo and Aldbury
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Pipsticks Walks: Make magic in the Chiltern Hills

  • Family friendly

Philippa's Chilterns countryside knowledge is vast; from the poetry of Wilfred Owen, to wood anemones and navigation.

  • Price: From £15
  • Location: Across the Chilterns
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The Chilterns from the air: A sublime aerial experience

The pilot will fly you over the beautiful Chiltern hills, River Thames, towns, meadows and abandoned medieval villages.

  • Price: From £149
  • Location: Various locations including Great Missenden and Tring
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Danesfield House: Celebrate special occasions at this local landmark

In 65 acres of formal gardens with outstanding views over the River Thames and the Chiltern Hills beyond.

  • Price: From £10
  • Location: Marlow
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Magpies and Butterflies: Relaxing River Trips on a skippered Dutch Barge

A day on the River Thames is not just a summer thing: we offer half day and full day skippered river trips on the barge.

  • Price: From £40
  • Location: Bourne End Marina
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Electric Life Cycling: Go exploring on an electric bike

An electric, or ‘E-bike' is perfect for those cyclists who are after something more casual and comfortable whilst exploring the beautiful Chiltern Hills.

  • Price: From £35
  • Location: Ivinghoe
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Foraging and Wild Cooking: Cooking what’s in season

Walk through the woods with trained herbalist and forager Justine Gens of Secret Adventures.

  • Price: From £50 pp
  • Location: Goring Heath
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Nature Kicks: Guided hiking and camping experiences

Enjoy handpicked routes and trails with Shameer Shah, on guided day hikes, or a three-day camping trip exploring beautiful Chilterns landscapes, immersing yourself in the naturally outstanding environment.

  • Price: From £40
  • Location: Chiltern Hills
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Oaken Grove Vineyard: Music in your glass

Savour vineyard tours and tastings throughout the season at this pretty Chilterns vineyard surrounded by ancient woodlands.

  • Price: From £20
  • Location: Fawley
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Chilterns Walking Tours: Explore special film & TV locations!

Bobbie offers a range of day walks and tours throughout the year in the Thames and Chilterns area; the filming location of the Midsomer Murders and Downton Abbey TV series.

  • Price: From £27
  • Location: Henley, Marlow and other, see website for details
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Walk Works: No apps needed!

Meet new friends on these guided Chilterns walks in our beautiful countryside. No need for maps/apps on these varied routes around South Oxfordshire and the Thames Valley.

  • Price: From £10
  • Location: South Oxfordshire
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The Henley Distillery

Discover how they produce their hand-crafted gins with traditional, artisan methods with a head distiller. They will share their knowledge and experience with you as you discover the processes which creates this memorable #Chilterns product.

  • Price: From £15
  • Location: Henley
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Wild Ivy Retreats: A renewed relationship with nature

Events at Wild Ivy Retreats will inspire a renewed relationships with Chilterns nature, through gentle insight, connection and the expansion of mind and senses; and to the earth through nourishment and nutrition. 

  • Price: From £50 pp
  • Location: Tring
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Mary does Marlow

Purveyors of theatrical walking tours of historic and literary Marlow-on-Thames, hosted by the formidable and entertaining  "Mary Shelley”. You’ll never think about Marlow in quite the same way again.

  • Price: From £10
  • Location: Marlow
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Feast Over Fire: Woodland feasts inspired by nature

Escape to our remarkable hidden woodland nestled amongst the Chiltern Hills. Indulge in a foraged feast cooked over an open flame - all inspired by the wild ingredients that grow in abundance around us. Seasonal feasts by Experience Nomadic.

  • Price: From £99
  • Location: Chalfont St Peter
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Upcoming events

Find out what's on in the Chilterns - walking or biking, food & drinks, serious trekking or a picnic on the flat - the possibilities are endless.
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Featured walks

A selection of some of the best walks in the Chilterns, from short easy strolls to all day walks, and all through beautiful scenery. The best way to shake off the cobwebs, enjoy tranquil surroundings and burn a few calories!