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Get ready to experience skydiving! Airkix is the home of indoor skydiving - prepare to feel your legs lifted from under you as you assume a horizontal flying position. Congratulations, you are now flying!

Xscape, 602 Marlborough Gate, Milton Keynes, MK9 3XS



Quaint village with stock and village pond with two good pubs. Nice walks in Ashridge and surroundings. Film location for Midsomer Murders.

Aldbury, HP23 5RT


 Aquasplash Indoor Water Theme Park

An exciting indoor water theme park set in a tropical themed Aztec jungle. Aqua Splash features a total of six exhilarating rides and slides and extensive features including a space bowl, super flume, tyre ride, drag race, multi slide, falling rapids and lazy river.Located on the same site as Planet Ice and the 8 Screen Empire Cinema. Also next to XC Skate Park.

Leisureworld, Jarmans Park, Hemel Hempstead HP2 4JW


 Ashridge Estate

2,000 acres of atmospheric mature woodland with lots of waymarked trails to explore. Get close to nature here, whether it's the mighty beech trees, fascinating fungi, fallow deer or birds like nuthatch. If lucky, you might hear woodpeckers too.

Ashridge Estate Visitor Centre, Moneybury Hill, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire HP4 1LX


 Ashridge Golf Club

Situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty on the edge of the Chiltern Hills and within 40 miles of central London, Ashridge Golf Club has long been associated with warm hospitality and the very best in golfing traditions. 

Little Gaddesden, Berkhamsted, Herts HP4 1LY


 Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Sit back and enjoy a fun filled show!

Exchange Street, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire HP20 1UG



Indoor Trampoline Park Bounce offers over 22,000 square feet of interconnected state of the art trampolines!



 Chiltern Walks

The Chilterns AONB is blessed with a wealth of walking routes, which use the extensive network of footpaths across Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire. You will find long, medium and short distance walks, stile-free and easy access walks and plenty of walks starting from rail stations.



 Chilterns Cycleway

There are cycle routes for everyone on the Chilterns, whether it's a 20 minute ride you want or a 2 day route. This website shows many cycle routes stopping at historic villages, country pubs and B&B's.



 Dunstable Downs

Dunstable Downs is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a kite-flying hotspot. Chalk grassland, rich in wildlife, provides prime walking country.

Whipsnade Road, Dunstable, Bedfordshire LU6 2GY


 Electric Bike Tours

Enjoy a day out exploring Hertfordshire’s historical places and countryside on an electric bike. Guided tours from Berkhamsted from June-August 2014. Visit castle, museums, country houses and a vineyard.



 Empire Cinema

8 screen cinema on the same site as Aqua Splash and Silverblades Ice Skating Rink. McDonalds and Pizza Hut nearby

Jarman Park, Hemel Hempstead HP2 4JW


 Experience The Country

A range of activities including 4X4 Off Road Driving, Segways, Laser Tag, Truck Driving, Archery, Fly Fishing, Clay Shooting and more

Newton Longville


 Go Ape

With a smattering of fun tree-top high wires, crossings and wind-in-your-face zip wires, this is a Go Ape Tree Top Adventure you'll want to swing by

Wendover Woodland Park St Leonards Road, Aston Clinton, Buckinghamshire HP22 5NF


 Halton Tennis Club

Tennis under cover.

Chestnut End, Chestnut Avenue, Halton Village, Nr Aylesbury Buckinghamshire HP22 5PD


 Ivinghoe Golf Club

Ivinghoe Golf Club offers a gently rolling nine-hole parkland course, set in the beautiful Chiltern Hills. The club is open daily and can host group bookings. The pro shop offers golf equipment, professional advice and repair facilities. Tuition is available, and afterwards the oppurtunity to relax in the clubhouse with a well stocked bar and excellent food. Great value for money!

Wellcroft, Ivinghoe, Bedforshire, LU7 9EF


 Leighton Buzzard Golf Club

Beautiful, tranquil 18 hole course comprising both woodland and heathland offers an excellent venue for golf. Visitors are welcome during the week but at weekends the course is reserved for Members and their guests

Leighton Buzzard Golf Club, Plantation Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire LU7 3JF


 Marsworth Reservoir and Canal

Walks around Marsworth

Lock 39, Startops End, Tring, HP23 4LJ


 Mead Open Farm

Mead Open Farm delivers hours of ‘hands-on’ animal fun and action packed play. All activities are included in admission. Every day, children can bottle feed lambs, milk cows, groom ponies and give cute bunnies their daily cuddles. In Shaggy’s huge indoor PlayWorld there are giant drop slides to brave, ball cannons to fire and fireman’s poles to descend. Whilst for the younger toddlers, Shaggy’s PlayWorld is also home to a separate soft play zone.There is also crazy golf, go-karts, outdoor log play adventure and during the Summer months, tractor and trailer rides and sheep races. Visitors can take a well-deserved break in the Tea Room or Shaggy’s PlayWorld café.During December children can visit Santa. Children's parties can also be arranged.

Mead Open Farm, Stanbridge Road, Billington, Bedfordshire LU7 9JH


 Mentmore golf and country club

Mentmore golf club is home to two championship golf courses, as well as a leisure club with an indoor swimming pool, jacuzzi and sauna and state of the art gym facilities. Membership often required.

Mentmore, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 0UA


 Pendley Theatre

Originally a riding school, Pendley Theatre is set in attractive woodland estate of Pendley Manor (once the family home of Dorian Williams, the famous television sport commentator) on the rural outskirts of Tring.

Station Road, Tring, HP23 5QY


 Phasels Wood

Rucklers Lane, Kings Langley, Herts.


 Planet Ice

Ice skating rink in Jarman Park, next to the 8 screen cinema and Aqua Splash Pool

Jarman Park, St Albans Road, Hemel Hempstead, HP2 4JW


 Rushmere Park / Stockgrove Country Park

Rushmere Park and Stockgrove have a variety of habitats including a lake, ancient woodlands, meadows and heath

Rushmere entrance: Entrance off Linslade Road,Heath and Reach, Leighton Buzzard. Accessible from the A4146. Stockgrove entrance: Brickhill Road, Heath and Reach, Leighton Buzzard LU7 OBA


 Sno Zone

Home of UK snow with real snow slopes! Learn ski and board skills from the experts. Sledging, restaurants, bars and shops all available.

Xscape, 602 Marlborough Gate, Milton Keynes MK9 3XS


 The Snow Centre

The Snow Centre, Hemel Hempstead, the closest real snow to London. As Britain’s newest indoor skiing, snowboarding Snowsports destination, The Snow Centre is designed to deliver the alpine conditions every skier and snowboarder dream of. Here you’ll find a huge 160m main slope as well as the largest indoor lesson slope in the UK. Both slopes are over 30m wide and maintained with the perfect snow surface- perfect for all your indoor skiing and snowboarding needs!

St Albans Hill, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP3 9NH


 Top Golf

TopGolf is the premier golf entertainment complex whatever the weather. The fun is in the innovative and addicting point-scoring golf games that anyone can play. Just picture a 240 yard outfield with dartboard like targets in the ground. The closer to the center and the further out you get, the more points you receive. Add in an awesome menu and refreshing cocktails, and TopGolf is far from your average bar or golf complex. It’s not golf – it’s TopGolf.

Bushey Mill Lane, Watford Herts WD24 7AB


 Wendover Woods

Follow the 1 mile forest drive into the heart of this beautiful woodland and you will find a variety of things to do, see and experience. Set off along one of the many trails on foot, bicycle, buggy or horse for a relaxing exploration of the highest hill in the Chilterns. Alternatively participate in something a little more energetic, such as Go Ape! Tree Top Adventure, orienteering, or the fitness trail assault course. If that's all a little too energetic, just find a quiet spot to picnic, enjoy the views, have a barbecue or pop in to the cafe for coffee and cake.

Wendover Woods, St Leonards Road, Wendover Bucks. HP22 5NF


 Willen Lake

A huge variety of activities, including sailing, Cable Skiing, High Ropes and Adventure Golf! If its nature you are looking for you will see plenty of wildlife and the North Lake is a designated nature reserve

Willen Lake, V10 Brickhill Street, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK15 0DS



XC boasts an impressive skate park, a 14m climbing wall, one of the world's largest organic indoor caving systems, bouldering and a challenging high ropes course.XC Skate and BMX park features the only indoor concrete pool and bowl complex in the UK! What makes the Skatepark at XC so special? We have an amazing street section with a huge variety of quarter pipes, flat banks, boxes and manny pads.  In the middle of the street section we have a set of Hubbas (for regular and goofy skaters alike) with a gnarly rail down the middle.  There is a small down rail for practicing and a hesh rail over the step up for those who dare!

Jarman Park, Hemel Hempstead



Play eat and shop, all available at Xscape. Experience indoor real snow slope, rock climbing, indoor skydiving, bowling, laser games, cinema, bars & restaurants and shops.

602 MaRlborough Gate, Milton Keynes MK9 3XS


Places to visit

 Aquavale Indoor Swimming Pool

Make a splash in the Leisure Waters at Aqua Vale. Enjoy a great family day out with the lazy river, flume ride, water features, spa pool and bubble beds. There is also a gym and fitness centre upstairs.

Park Street Aylesbury Bucks HP20 1DX


 Ascott House

This half-timbered Jacobean farmhouse, transformed by the de Rothschilds towards the end of the 19th century, now houses an exceptional collection of paintings, fine furniture and superb oriental porcelain. The extensive gardens are an attractive mix of formal and natural, with specimen trees and shrubs and some unusual features.

Wing, near Leighton Buzzard, Buckinghamshire LU7 0PS


 Bekonscot Model Village & Railway

Bekonscot Model Village: ALL PROFITS ARE DONATED TO CHARITY. Be a GIANT in this minature

Bekonscot Model Village & Railway, Warwick Road, Beaconsfield, HP9 2PL


 Berkhamsted Artisans, Arts & Crafts Market

50 diverse Arts and Crafts stalls every month, first Saturday, 10-4pm and Third Sunday of every month 10-2pm

The Town Hall, 196 High Street, Berkhamsted HP4 3AP


 Berkhamsted Castle

Visit the substantial remains of a strong and important motte and bailey castle dating from the 11th to 13th centuries, with surrounding walls, ditches and earthworks.

Berkhamsted, HP4 1HD


 Bicester Village

Bicester village is home to over 130 boutiques offering collections at up to 60% off all year round.

50 Pingle Drive, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX26 6WD


 Bletchley Park

Historic site of secret British codebreaking activities during WWII and birthplace of the modern computer.

Bletchley Park Ltd, The Mansion, Bletchley Park, Milton Keynes, MK3 6EB


 Bradenham Village

Scenic village with cottages clustered around a village green. 17th-century manor house (not open) and church provide impressive backdrop.

near High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire HP14 4HF


 Brocket Hall

Brocket Hall is one of England’s finest stately homes with a long and intriguing history. Its fine architecture, oil paintings and antique furnishings make Brocket Hall the ultimate destination.

Brocket Road, Welwyn, AL8 7XG


 Bucks goat centre

Bucks goat centre is a children's farm featuring a wide range of animals, including goats, llamas, wallabies, birds, pigs, donkeys and every breed of domestic goat found in Britain. It's a great day out for the kids, especially popular for its petting pen and play area.

Layby Farm, Old Risborough Road, Stoke Mandeville, Bucks HP22 5XJ


 Claydon House

Claydon House is a Georgian Country house, decorated in fine Chinoise and rococo style, with intricate wood-carvings and spectacular staircase. Mementoes of Florence Nightingale who was once a regular visitor.

Middle Claydon, near Buckingham, Buckinghamshire MK18 2EY


 Cliveden House

A country retreat on a grand scale, Cliveden's magnificent gardens and breathtaking views have been admired for centuries. Visited by virtually every British monarch since George I, in the early 20th century it became home to Waldorf and Nancy Astor.

Taplow, Maidenhead, Buckinghamshire SL6 0JA


 Eden High Wycombe

Eden hosts an array of shops from Topshop to House of Fraser and places to eat inclduing Nandos, Wagamama and YO! Sushi.

High Wycombe, HP11 2DQ


 Gulliver's Land

Gulliver’s is a family theme park for families with children between the ages of 2 to 13 years of age. It is a value for money fun day out with over 30 rides and 30 attractions.

Gulliver's Land, Livingstone Drive, Newlands, Milton Keynes MK15 0DT


 Hatfield House

Home of the Cecil family for 400 years, Hatfield House is possibly the most celebrated Jacobean house in England. Steeped in Elizabethan and Victorian political history it stands in its own great park and is famous for its exquisite furniture, tapestries and paintings.

Hatfield, AL9 5NQ


 Houghton House

Houghton House today is the shell of a 17th century mansion commanding magnificent views, reputedly the inspiration for the ‘House Beautiful’ in John Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress.

Houghton Conquest, Bedfordshire MK45 1AY


 Hughenden Manor

Discover the country hideaway and colourful private life of Benjamin Disraeli, the most unlikely Victorian Prime Minister. Follow in his footsteps: stroll through his German forest, relax in his elegant garden, and imagine dining with Queen Victoria in the atmospheric manor. Uncover the top secret Second World War story of Operation Hillside, for which unconventional artists painted bombing maps for missions, including the famous Dambusters raid. Experience Sergeant Hadfield's wartime living room. Then get tips for growing your own vegetables in our walled garden. Our new and Ice House bunker has hands-on activities for all ages.

High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire HP14 4LA


 Kidzone Indoor Play Barn

Kidzone is the ultimate play experience at an impressive indoor adventure playground based in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire. Enjoy a rest while the kids go wild!

Northbridge Road, Berkhamsted, Hertforshire, HP4 1EH


 King's Head

Set in the heart of this historic market town, the King's Head is one of England's best-preserved coaching inns. Dating back to 1455, the building has many fascinating architectural features, including rare stained-glass windows, exposed wattle and daub and the original stabling for the inn.

King's Head Passage, Market Square, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire HP20 2RW


 Knebworth House

Knebworth House, Knebworth, Hertfordshire, SG1 2AX


 Midsomer Murders Film Locations

Favourite filming locations include Hedsor House, Buckinghamshire, Beaconsfield, Amersham, Great Missenden, Prestwood, The Lee, Wendover, Stoke Poges, Princes Risborough, Turville, Long Crendon, Penn, Marlow, Denham, Bledlow, the Ashridge Estate, Aldbury, Little Gaddesden, Chesham, Latimer, Folkingham, Chenies, Hambleden, Haddenham, and Waddesdon; in Hertfordshire, Hemel Hempstead town, Chipperfield, Flaunden, Bulbourne, Hadley Wood, Sarratt, and Watford; and, in Oxfordshire, Warborough, Islip, Nettlebed, Henley on Thames, Dorchester, Waterstock, Stoke Talmage, Stonor Park, Thame, Thame Park House and Aston. Bekonscot Model Village in Beaconsfield features in one episode, and Twyford railway station repeatedly features as the fictional Causton railway station



 Milton Keynes Shopping Centre

The Centre Mk offers Shopping, Leisure, Entertainment and Family Facilities - all under one roof!

24 Silbury Arcade, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK9 3ES


 Narrow Gauge Railway

Leighton Buzzard Railway offers a 70 minute round trip - there is always something new around the next corner

Page's Parl, Leighton Buzzard LU7 4TN


 National History Museum

At the National History Museum in Tring you can discover the fascinating range of animals collected by Lionel Walter Rothschild in the beautiful Victorian Museum. It is home to the world-class research and collections of the Natural History Museum's Bird Group. Entry to the museum is free.

Akeman Street, Tring, Hertfordshire, HP23 6AP


 Old Amersham

A delightful Market Town with wide high street and buildings preserved from 17th and 18th Century.

Amersham HP7 0DH


 Pitstone Windmill

A rare and striking example of an early form of windmill

Ivinghoe, Buckinghamshire LU7 9EU


 Roald Dahl Children's gallery

The County Museum in the heart of historic Aylesbury, a fascinating place to visit for all ages. Discover the county’s natural and cultural heritage and our exciting programme of changing exhibitions and events throughout the year. Enjoy our friendly café, relax in our walled garden or browse our shop. For hands-on fun and Roald Dahl magic visit the fabulous Roald Dahl Children’s Gallery.

Bucks Country Museum, Church Street, Aylesbury, HP20 2QP


 Roald Dahl Museum

The museum is situated in the village where Roald Dahl lived and wrote for 36 years and has two fun, interactive and fun packed biographical galleries.

81-83 High Street, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, HP16 0AL


 Roman Wall of St Albans

A section of the two-mile long wall built between AD 265 and 270 to defend the Roman city of Verulamium: including the foundations of towers and the London Gate.



 Shuttleworth Collection

The world famous Shuttleworth Collection is home to over fifty unique and mostly original airworthy aeroplanes.



 Snakes and Ladders

Jam packed with fun, there's something for the whole family at Snakes and Ladders. Added to the huge three-tiered climbing frame, there's slides, ball ponds, tunnels and rope climbs. Plus discover soft play areas for little ones, dedicated zones for under 5s and more. And when we say the whole family, we mean adults too! We provide all your favourite magazines; perfect for relaxing with a tasty coffee!

Snakes and Ladders, Blackburn Road, Houghton Regis, Dunstable, Bedfordshire LU5 5BQ


 St Albans Artisans, Arts and Crafts Market

Arts and Crafts Market

Old Town Hall, Market Place, St Albans AL3 5DJ


 Stowe Landscape Gardens

Stowe is a pioneering Landscape park with over 40 temples and monuments, gracing an inspiring backdrop of lakes and valleys with an endless variety of walks and trails, a delight to explore at any time of year.

Buckingham, MK18 5DQ


 Tring Artisans, Arts & Crafts Market

This indoor market is in a beautiful building, Victoria Hall, spread over two rooms and floors. Open on the last Saturday of every month, 10-4pm

Victoria Hall, Akeman Street, HP23 6AA


 Tring Auctions

They have Fine Art Sales of antique furnishings, paintings and ceramics, and regular Saturday Sales of approximately 2000 lots of general antiques, collectables and household effects.

Brook Street, Tring, HP23 5EF


 Tring Farmers Market

Fresh, local produce market held on alternate Saturdays from 9.00am to 12.15pm

Brook Street, Tring, HP23 5EF


 Waddesdon Manor

This Renaissance-style château was built by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild to display his outstanding collection of art treasures and to entertain the fashionable world. The 45 rooms on view combine the highest quality French furniture and decorative arts from the 18th century with superb English portraits and Dutch Old Masters. The Victorian garden is considered one of the finest in Britain with its parterre, seasonal displays, fountains and statuary. At its heart lies the aviary, stocked with species once part of Baron Ferdinand's collection.

Waddesdon, near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire HP18 0JH


 West Wycombe Park

The fine Georgian landscape garden was created by infamous Sir Francis Dashwood, founder of the Dilettanti Society and Hellfire Club. The Palladian villa is among the most theatrical and Italianate in England. Lavishly decorated, it has featured in films and television series, including Cranford and Foyle's War. A breathtaking visit.

West Wycombe, Buckinghamshire HP14 3AJ


 Woburn Safari Park

The award winning Woburn Safari Park offers visitors an amazing opportunity to see animals who are free to roam - a day you'll never forget!

Woodside Farm and Leisure Park, Woodside Road, Slip End Village, Luton, Bedfordshire LU1 4DG


 Wrest Park

One of Britain's largest and most important 'secret gardens' , 90 acre historic landscape

Silsoe, Luton Bedfordshire MK45 4HR


 ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is one of Europe's largest wildlife conservation parks. Set in 600 acres of beautiful parkland on the Chiltern Hills, north of London, the Zoo is home to more than 2,500 animals, many of which are endangered in the wild. The Zoo, like ZSL London Zoo, is run by the Zoological Society of London, a charity devoted to the worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats. There are tigers, elephants, hippos and giraffes in huge outdoor enclosures. There is also a Lions of the Serengeti attraction, cheeky chimpanzees, rhinos and Asian elephants. As of Easter 2007, you can also go In with the Lemurs and see these stunning primates as they go about their business on their island. You can drive your car round the scenic park, or hop on and off the free Safari Bus. Alternatively, experience the Jumbo Express train for an exciting adventure. There are daily live talks, demonstrations and feeds, beautiful picnic areas and stunning views over the Vale of Aylesbury.

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, Dunstable, Bedfordshire LU6 2LF


Midsomer Murders

 Old Amersham

A delightful Market Town with wide high street and buildings preserved from 17th and 18th Century.

Amersham HP7 0DH


Food and Drink

 The Hub

Relax, Dine, Entertain, Socialise and Play, all at The Hub in the heart of the city, Milton Keynes

Witan Gate, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK9 9DA

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