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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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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Sketching and painting with the Travelling Artist

Join art tutor Samantha Watkins for a relaxing drawing and painting experience, on a scenic walk around Goring and the surrounding hills. Artist materials are provided so you can reflect and record memories in your sketchbook whilst enjoying breath-taking views.

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

Enjoy a special walking tour round Marlow followed by a Lacemaking Workshop. With lots of intriguing stories, this is great for history and craft enthusiasts and anyone who enjoys a cream tea!

  • 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

Enhance your wellbeing and experience a unique view of the Chilterns through the power of photography under the guidance of Matt Writtle, award-winning photographer.

  • Price: £75
  • Location: Chesham and the Chess Valley
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Volunteer Amongst the Vines or Tour the Winery

Join in at Daws Hill and help nurture the vines by hand during the growing year and at harvest time. Or visit the vineyard and winery for a private tour and tasting. Upgrades available to include cheese pairings or pre-order...

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

Committed to telling the story of the Chilterns through culture & learning, workshops are now available, introducing traditional crafts such as straw plaiting and weaving.

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

In the beautiful woodland setting of Stott’s Nursery, try your hand at a range of activities: campfire cooking; wreath-making; creative natural workshops like weaving - or even axe throwing.

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

  • Family friendly

Fancy a day connecting with nature in the woods? Learn practical skills for your own adventures like woodland crafts and wilderness living skills. David caters for all ages and abilities with fun and informative courses for small groups.

  • Price: From £95
  • Location: Chalfont St Giles Buckinghamshire
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Legendary tours at Lodden Brewery with award-winning beers

Enjoy an evening at the Lodden brewery, discovering first-hand how we make our delicious beers whilst enjoying a pint of your favourite Lodden brew! Our expert brewer will be on hand to share their knowledge and answer your questions.

  • 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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Unleash your inner warrior with axe throwing & archery!

Ridgeway Adventures is the place to go for action packed adventures in Oxfordshire! Learn to throw axes like an ancient warrior, throw knives like an expert action hero, and master the bow and arrow with our beginners activity sessions.

  • Price: From £25 per person
  • Location: Aston Tirrold OX11 9DP
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Hogshaw Farm & Wildlife Park: Get hands on with farm animals

  • Family friendly

Experience the best of the British countryside and get hands on with rare breed farm animals or European wildlife in a unique VIP animal encounter, led by experts. Choose a special session with your favourite animal, or be a Farmer...

  • Price: From £25 for Experience days
  • Location: Hogshaw, Buckingham
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Immersive sparkling tea tasting tours

  • Children are welcome

For behind-the-scenes insight into naturally fermented sparkling teas handcrafted by the REAL team, book a tour of their new state-of-the-art production site, The Fermentery.  Regular supper clubs are also hosted.

  • Price: From £20
  • Location: The Fermentery, Waddesdon Estate
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Seasonal floristry and growing workshops

Come and join us here at Chiltern Sky Flowers for some truly inspiring and creative workshops.

  • Price: £55 per person
  • Location: Bledlow Ridge
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Your introduction to countryside photography

Had your camera phone for a while, but unsure how to capture what you see outside? During this three-hour field trip, I will show you how to see what is all around you. If you are looking for creative angles...

  • Price: £70
  • Location: Pitstone near Tring
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Glamping holidays in the Chess Valley

  • Family friendly

Enjoy a quirky glamping holiday at North Hill Farm in the stunning Chess Valley, complete with hot tubs and fire pits. Relax and unwind in a beautiful setting, book a massage or enjoy a round of disc golf.

  • Price: Prices are from £80pp
  • Location: Chorleywood
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Pottery taster sessions in historic walled garden

Enjoy a 2.5 hour clay taster experience in the old walled garden on the Dashwood Estate in West Wycombe. Have a go on the potter's wheel, learn some hand-building techniques and have fun! No previous experience needed.

  • Price: £55 per person
  • Location: West Wycombe
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Jewellery making workshop

Looking to learn the art of jewellery making? Caroline offers a range of workshops to suit all skill levels and will guide you through the process. In the silver ring making workshop, you'll learn the basics of working with sterling...

  • Price: Prices from £135pp including materials
  • Location: Tring
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The Chilterns Electric Bike Tour

Anyone who has ridden a bike will love this experience. Enjoy a leisurely day out cycling in the beautiful English countryside.

  • Price: £50.00 per person or £90.00 per couple. Includes cream tea, bike hire & safety equipment.
  • Location: Meet in Hemel Hempstead
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The Little Green Boat Company

  • Family friendly

On the banks of the River Thames in Higginson Park, Marlow, our small fleet of self-drive rowing and motor boats are available to hire by the hour or day on this beautiful stretch of river.

  • Price: From £20
  • Location: SL7 2AE
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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. Up close, these oinktastic loving and friendly micro pigs might have had a litter, so be sure to check before you book.

  • Price: From £25
  • Location: Amersham
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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: £6 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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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 guided walks and chauffeured tours throughout the year in the Thames and Chilterns area; the filming location of the Midsomer Murders TV series.

  • Price: From £27
  • Location: Henley, Marlow and other, see website for details
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Join the Walk Works community of walkers

Walks take place every other Friday exploring the footpaths and countryside in and around the Chilterns. With over 80 varied and interesting routes, these guided walks are between 5-8km, and usually include a great cafe/pub/farm shop along the way.

  • 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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Forage, Create & Connect with Wild Ivy Retreats

Nurture In Nature retreat days with Wild Ivy Retreats provide a day dedicated to self-care, including foraging, mindfulness, creative making, and a delicious foraged and plant-based lunch. 

  • Price: £125 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!