Buckinghamshire

Properties and events in Buckinghamshire

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Aylesbury Around the World

Location TBC, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, Location TBC
In person
Pre-booking not required

Find out about Aylesbury's in Canada, Ireland and more!

Aylesbury Quakers

9-11 Rickfords Hill, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP20 2RT
In person
Pre-booking not required

Visit a meeting house in old Aylesbury dating back to the early 1700s. Enjoy a peaceful garden, once a Quaker burial ground, near the centre of town. Find out about Quakers and other users of the site.

Aylesbury Town Council Open Day & Meet the Mayor

Town Hall, 5 Church Street, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP20 2QP
In person
Pre-booking not required

See what's on behind the doors of the Town Hall on Saturday 7 September, 11am-3pm with a chance to meet the Mayor and inspect the insides of the Town Hall chamber!

Camphill MK Open Day

Japonica Lane, Willen Park, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK15 9JY
In person
Pre-booking required

A tour of Camphill MK Community, watch a short presentation and learn how Camphill arrived in Milton Keynes and our connections to the local community, have a look at our flax project, from seeds to fabric and see how our gardens are growing with us.

Chesham Bois Burial Ground Open Day

Chesham Bois Burial Ground, off Bois Moor Road, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, HP5 1SU
In person
Pre-booking not required

Come and discover our tranquil, hillside 'hidden gem' and meet the team who run it. Our beautiful newly refurbished 1920s Chapel will also be open providing the opportunity for reflection and remembrance.

Commonwealth War Graves Tours – Buckingham Cemetery

Brackley Road Cemetery, Brackley Road, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, MK18 1JA
In person
Pre-booking required

Join us for CWGC tours of Brackley Road Cemetery in Buckingham. The cemetery is the final resting place of 10 soldiers and airmen who died in the service of their country during WW1 & 2. Hear their stories and learn the history of the Commission.

Commonwealth War Graves Tours – Halton (St Michael) Churchyard

St Michael & All Angels Church, Church View, Halton, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP22 5PA
In person
Pre-booking required

St Michael & All Angels churchyard in Halton (near Aylesbury) is the final resting place for 104 casualties of World War 1 & 2, are commemorated by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (the CWGC). Join this tour to hear their stories.

CWGC Tours 2024 - Bletchley (Manor Road) Cemetery

Bletchley Cemetery, Manor Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK2 2HW
In person
Pre-booking required

Join us for a Commonwealth War Graves Commission tour of Bletchley (Manor Road) Cemetery.

CWGC Tours 2024 - Buckingham Cemetery

Buckingham Cemetery, Brackley Road, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, MK18 1JA
In person
Pre-booking required

Join us for a Commonwealth War Graves Commission tour of Buckingham Cemetery.

CWGC Tours 2024 - Halton (St Michael) Churchyard

St Michaels & All Angels Church, Church View, Halton, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP22 5PA
In person
Pre-booking required

Join us for a Commonwealth War Grave Commission tour of Halton (St Michael) Churchyard.

CWGC Tours 2024 - Wolverton Cemetery

Wolverton Cemetery, Woburn Avenue, Wolverton, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK12 5AZ
In person
Pre-booking required

Join us for a Commonwealth War Graves Commission tour of Wolverton Cemetery.

History of a Chilterns route

Dashwood Arms, Old Oxford Road, Piddington, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP14 3BH
In person
Pre-booking required

A 2,000-year historical walk covering several routes up a Chilterns hill, 3 miles. The history includes a well-preserved medieval settlement, cattle droving, a turnpike (toll) road and more recently a road made using a fleet of tiny steam trains.

Holy Trinity Church, Penn

Holy Trinity Church, Church Road, Penn, Buckinghamshire, HP10 8NY
In person
Pre-booking not required

Discover a historic 12th Century church famous for the Penn Doom, a rare 15th-century painting on oak panels. The church brasses will be on view as well as other areas of historic interest such as the attractive floor tiles and heraldic roof shields.

Homeless - Eight stories of real lives in Buckinghamshire (Aylesbury Homeless Action Group)

2 Rickfords Hill, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP20 2RX
In person
Pre-booking preferred

Multi award-winning photographer Craig Easton was co-commissioned by Aylesbury Homeless Action Group, Wycombe Homeless Connection and Buckinghamshire Culture to work with individuals to give them a voice and share their journey of homelessness.

Hughenden's Heritage Route: Unveiling Connections

Hughenden Manor, Hughenden Park, Hughenden, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP14 4LA
In person
Pre-booking required

Explore Hughenden on Heritage Open Days, Friday 6, Tuesday 10, and Saturday 14 September, with guided walks led by our trained walking volunteers. Discover local landscapes and gain insights into historical connections and cultural significance.

John Hampden Society presentation

Town Hall, 5 Church Street, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP20 2QP
In person
Pre-booking preferred

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National Trust - Claydon House

Calydon House, Middle Claydon, Buckinghamshire, MK18 2EY
In person
Pre-booking not required

Visit a stunning eighteenth-century house, spend time in the glorious South Lawn and West Terrace and learn all about the history of Claydon and the Verney family.

Pann Mill Open Day

London Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 1BJ
In person
Pre-booking not required

Restored working water mill open to visitors.

Penn House

Penn House, Penn Street, Amersham, Buckinghamshire, HP7 0PS
In person
Pre-booking required

Ground floor tour, mainly paintings and naval memorabilia.

Pitstone Windmill

Pitstone Windmill, B488, Ivinghoe, Leighton Buzzard, Pitstone, Leighton Buzzard, Buckinghamshire, LU7 9EH
In person
Pre-booking preferred

A rare and striking example of an early form of post mill, one of the oldest in Britain.

Routes into the Archive

Buckinghamshire Archives, Walton Street Offices, Walton Street, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP20 1UU
In person
Pre-booking required

We've got thousands of documents in our archive, but how did they get here? Come along to this tour and see the secrets of our strongrooms for yourself! With centuries old documents on display, you can learn what goes on behind the vault doors.

Sir William Borlase School - The First 400 Years

West Street, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7 2BR
In person
Pre-booking not required

A celebration of the history of Sir William Borlase School in Marlow over the past 400 years since its foundation.

Taplow Court Open Day

Taplow Court, Cliveden Road, Taplow, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 0ER
In person
Pre-booking not required

Taplow Court, a mid 19th-century mansion set high above the Thames near Maidenhead, and its grounds will be open to the public from 1230-1700 on Sunday 8th September, 2024.

The 'Muddled Museum'

Market Square, Alylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP20 1TW
In person
Pre-booking not required

The 'Muddled Museum' is an opportunity for adults and children to touch real objects of archaeological interest and to see if they can identify them and guess how old they are.

The Gothic Temple: A splendid historic folly within the National Trust's Stowe

Gothic Temple, National Trust Stowe, Stowe, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, MK18 5EQ
In person
Pre-booking preferred

A rare chance to see inside the Gothic Temple, a splendid folly built in 1741 by architect James Gibbs. Enjoy free entry to both National Trust Stowe and Gothic Temple as part of Heritage Open Days.

The Old Gaol Museum

Market Hill, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, MK18 1JX
In person
Pre-booking not required

Walk in and out of the cells to explore Buckingham’s history!

Winslow History Walk: Forgotten Routes and Hidden Connections

Starts at 28 High Street, Park Road, Winslow, Buckinghamshire, MK18 3HF
In person
Pre-booking required

A tour of Winslow starting at 28 High St. (Town Council Offices). We’ll look at how Winslow has connected to the wider world for 1200 years, finishing at Keach’s Meeting House where Baptists have met since 1695.

Winslow History Walk: Railway, Workhouse, Baptists

Starts at Winslow Community Library, Park Road, Winslow, Buckinghamshire, MK18 3DN
In person
Pre-booking required

A tour of north Winslow starting at Winslow Community Library, finishing at Winslow Tabernacle (built 1864) and open for visitors. We’ll look at how Winslow grew with the building of the Workhouse in 1835 and the opening of the railway in 1850.