Arts and Culture

Buckinghamshire is home to over 50 historic homes and gardens, museums, theatres and locations for numerous films and TV series’, including Bond, Bridget Jones, Harry Potter, Midsomer Murders and Bridgerton.

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Claydon House

Claydon House

Discover sumptuous interiors, explore the grounds, step back in time, or go on an adventure - there's so much to see and do at Claydon.

Stowe

Stowe

Picture-perfect views, winding paths, lakeside walks and temples create this timeless landscape.

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Cliveden

Cliveden

Formerly home of the Astor family, the National Trust's Cliveden has glorious gardens overlooking the Thames in Berkshire.

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Film and fiction

Film and fiction

Home to the world famous Pinewood Film Studios, Buckinghamshire has been used as the backdrop for many well-known TV series and films...

Self-Guided Midsomer Murders Tour

Self-Guided Midsomer Murders Tour

Midsomer Murders is one of Buckinghamshire’s greatest successes, spend a day following in DCI Barnaby's footsteps.

Calling all Culture Vultures!

Calling all Culture Vultures!

Who said Oxford was the home of intellects?

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Waddesdon Manor

Waddesdon Manor

A magnificent house and grounds in the style of a 16th-century French château.

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Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Inspired by the rolling Chiltern Hills, the Aylesbury Waterside Theatre can be found in the heart of Aylesbury.

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The Silverstone Museum

The Silverstone Museum

An exciting visitor attraction exploring Silverstone, the home of British motor racing.

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The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Visit the Roald Dahl Museum, a great little family attraction in Great Missenden, the heart of Roald Dahl Country.

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Chiltern Open Air Museum

Chiltern Open Air Museum

45 acres of grounds and gardens are now open to explore. Woodland, Village Green, 'Dig for Victory' allotment and Adventure playground.

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Bekonscot

Bekonscot

Bekonscot Model Village and Railway is the world’s oldest and original model village, opening for the first time in 1929.

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Discover Bucks Museum and the Roald Dahl Children's Gallery

Discover Bucks Museum and the Roald Dahl Children's Gallery

Explore 5 new fabulous galleries plus the Roald Dahl Children's Gallery in the heart of historic Aylesbury

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Bobbie Blue Badge

Bobbie Blue Badge

Qualified and enthusiastic tour guide, showing the beauties of Bucks, Berks and Oxon to local and international tourists.

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Claydon Courtyard

Claydon Courtyard

​Claydon’s historic Courtyard is the bustling heart of the Estate.

Howe Farm Flowers

Howe Farm Flowers

Flower Farm * Floristry * PYO Flowers

Chalfont St Giles

Chalfont St Giles

Historic village in the heart of the Chilterns in Buckinghamshire.

Dew Dance

Dew Dance

Dew Dance is an emerging contemporary dance company in High Wycombe, UK making engaging and thought-provoking dance.

High Wycombe Shopmobility

High Wycombe Shopmobility

High Wycombe Shopmobility is a local charity that offers the free daily hire of scooters or wheelchairs.

Ascott House and Gardens

Ascott House and Gardens

A National Trust House with formal and natural Gardens set within Ascott Estate near Wing, Buckinghamshire.

Wycombe Arts Centre

Wycombe Arts Centre

Wycombe Arts Centre is the community arts centre and creative hub for High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire.

Open-air cinema at Chicheley Hall, Milton Keynes

Open-air cinema at Chicheley Hall, Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes’ beautiful and leafy Chicheley Hall will host two open-air film events on 23rd and 26th May.

Ashridge House

Ashridge House

Steeped in history, Ashridge House is a former royal residence just outside of leafy Berkhamsted, with 190 acres of gardens to explore.

Mary Does Marlow

Mary Does Marlow

Join 'Mary Shelley' for a monstrously majestic stroll around beautiful Marlow.

Milton's Cottage

Milton's Cottage

The only surviving residence of poet & parliamentarian, John Milton - and the place where he completed his epic masterpiece, Paradise Lost.

Chiltern Arts Festival

Chiltern Arts Festival

Bringing the highest-quality arts and music to the Chiltern Hills, Chiltern Arts runs an annual week-long festival, now taking place in May

Milton Keynes Theatre

Milton Keynes Theatre

One of the region’s leading live entertainment venues, showcasing the best West End and touring productions from across the UK.

Kraft Village, including Chair Making Museum CIC

Kraft Village, including Chair Making Museum CIC

Woodturning, Chair Making Museum, Large Contemporary Art Gallery, Craft giftshop and Artist studios.

Fisheye Film Festival

Fisheye Film Festival

brings people together to celebrate cinema, arts, and local, national and international filmmaking talent. Next edition in April 2024.

Julia Batten Glass

Julia Batten Glass

Fused glass workshops and gifts

A little bird told me gallery

A little bird told me gallery

Art gallery at the heart of the Chilterns, providing an interesting space for local artists and makers to show their work.

Artists at Turville Studios

Artists at Turville Studios

Seven professional artists in one stunning location. Painting, pottery, photography, printmaking, ceramics and illustration

ARTIST OPEN STUDIO

ARTIST OPEN STUDIO

Visit a working artist's painting studio. See 'behind the scenes', talk with the artist and view paintings and prints in the flesh!

Chiltern Made

Chiltern Made

Chiltern Made Craft fair showcases creative small businesses, artisans, and makers in the Chilterns

Dorney Court

Dorney Court

One of England’s finest Tudor Manor Houses. Dorney Court welcomes groups of visitors by private appointment.

CARINA HASLAM ART GALLERY

CARINA HASLAM ART GALLERY

An art gallery based in the gardens of Chenies Manor selling oil paintings and sculptures.

Midsomer on the Misbourne

Midsomer on the Misbourne

A new Midsomer Trail has been launched and fans can now follow in the footsteps of DCI Barnaby through the Misbourne Valley.

Vache Baroque Festival

Vache Baroque Festival

The Vache Baroque Festival is a fresh and forward looking organisation bringing audiences world-class Baroque music in a stunning setting.

Stonor Park

Stonor Park

Home to the Stonor Family for 850 years.

Cycling, Walking and Touring

Cycling, Walking and Touring

Our tours offer a unique way to discover the hidden delights of Buckinghamshire and The Chilterns

Obsidian Art

Obsidian Art

Obsidian Art is one of the largest art galleries in Buckinghamshire.

Capture the Chiltern Hills - Experiential Photography Walks

Capture the Chiltern Hills - Experiential Photography Walks

Capture a unique view of the Chiltern Hills with award-winning photographer Matt Writtle

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Neighbourhood Cinema

Neighbourhood Cinema

Neighbourhood Cinema is a pop up immersive cinema experience!

Emerald Frames and Gallery

Emerald Frames and Gallery

Emerald is an award winning Picture Framers and Art Gallery. We specialise in Textile, Memorabilia & Conservation framing and beautiful Art.

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Sally Evans Events

Sally Evans Events

My fairs are all about meeting the artists who create their work. Be inspired to buy for yourself and your home. Commissions welcome!

Queens Park

Queens Park

Queens Park Arts Centre is the largest independent arts centre in the UK, and is a registered charity.

Fillingdon Fine Art

Fillingdon Fine Art

Fillingdon Fine Art continues to exhibit exceptional contemporary paintings, sculpture, ceramics and jewellery by assorted artists.

Hazel Williams - Laser Cut Designs

Hazel Williams - Laser Cut Designs

Most of my designs begin as sketches which are scanned and developed using graphics software.

Wycombe Museum

Wycombe Museum

Wycombe Museum is a family friendly museum that explores the history of High Wycombe and the surrounding areas, through hands-on galleries.

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Chiltern Arts Festival

Chiltern Arts Festival

An exciting & distinctive new initiative to bring music, literature & art to the towns & villages in & around the Chiltern Hills.

West Wycombe Park & Village

West Wycombe Park & Village

Set in 45 acres of landscaped grounds, West Wycombe Park is a Palladian gem that has been the Dashwood family home for over 300 years.

Buckinghamshire Craft Guild

Buckinghamshire Craft Guild

Come and meet the makers at our Guild gallery! We have a fabulous selection of beautiful handmade gifts and treats for yourself.

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photohello

Photography Lessons in Rural Buckinghamshire

Corzo & Wood's Silver Jewellery Making Experience Days

Corzo & Wood's Silver Jewellery Making Experience Days

Learn to make silver jewellery in our fully-equipped workshop. We have a selection of full and half-day workshops for you to choose from.

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Midsomer Murders in Thame

Midsomer Murders in Thame

Thame is one of the most frequently used filming locations for the popular ITV series, Midsomer Murders.

Chesham Musical Theatre Company

Chesham Musical Theatre Company

Based in the beautiful Chiltern Hills, we are one of the oldest amateur musical theatre companies in the area, having started in 1922.

Art in Textiles exhibiting in Oxfordshire Art Weeks

Art in Textiles exhibiting in Oxfordshire Art Weeks

Painterly artwork created from scraps of fabric. Sheep, plants, landscapes and still life. Originals, prints, cards and cushions.

Alexandra Buckle

Alexandra Buckle

Alexandra Buckle Solo Printmaking Exhibition at Claydon Estate, featuring the #50prints2017

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Buy UK gift cards and e-gift cards online at TheGiftCardCentre.co.uk & eGiftCards.co.uk

Step into Midsomer

Step into Midsomer

Walks through stunning Buckinghamshire countryside and Midsomer Murders filming locations

Arts at Stowe

Arts at Stowe

Arts at Stowe brings incredible music, art, and theatre, for all ages and tastes to Stowe.

Bucks Art Weeks

Bucks Art Weeks

Bucks Art Weeks is an annual event held in June every year where artists and makers open their studios or hold exhibitions and events.

Tours 2 order

Tours 2 order

Professional Blue Badge Tourist Guide delivering coach, boat, walking and town tours in Buckinghamshire and surrounding counties.

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Midsomer on the Misbourne

Midsomer on the Misbourne

Follow in the footsteps of DCI Barnaby through the Chilterns with a self-guided tour that travels along the Misbourne Valley

Little Missenden Church

Little Missenden Church

Roman, Saxon, Norman: 2000 years of history, a unique ensemble of medieval wall paintings, a 'Time Traveller's Treat'.

Candle by Events

Candle by Events

Candle-making workshops and parties either face-to-face, online or in a kit

Wycombe Swan Theatre

Wycombe Swan Theatre

Well loved theatre providing entertainment for everyone. From comedians to musicals, to family shows to tribute acts - we've got it all!

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National Paralympic Heritage Centre at Stoke Mandeville

National Paralympic Heritage Centre at Stoke Mandeville

At the birthplace of the Paralympics, learn about how it all began with the inspirational story of Professor Sir Ludwig Guttmann.

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Garsington Opera

Garsington Opera

An internationally renowned summer opera festival in the outstanding beauty of the Chiltern Hills.

Cerus Botanical Designs

Cerus Botanical Designs

Creating stunning fresh & silk plants displays for your business and home!

Visit Marlow's Midsomer

Visit Marlow's Midsomer

Follow in the footsteps of DCI Barnaby on a self guided trail to discover local filming locations used in the hit TV series Midsomer Murders

Freya Jones - Spinning and Fibrecraft

Freya Jones - Spinning and Fibrecraft

An Aladdin's cave of materials and inspiration for Felt makers, Spinners, Weavers and Mixed media artists

Chesham Museum

Chesham Museum

Collection of objects and photographs illustrating Chesham's history and especially its various industries.

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