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Things to do in Aylesbury

Historic county town with good cultural opportunities

Are you looking for things to do in Aylesbury? We've got plenty of great ideas for you across the town.

Known for...   Waterside Theatre and Bourg Walk Bridge

Did you know...

  • The popular TV series "Midsomer Murders" is shot in and around Aylesbury.
  • Chequers, the country residence of the Prime Minister since 1921, is just southeast of Aylesbury.
  • Popular author and actress Linda Bellingham was raised in Aylesbury, attending Aylesbury High School.



King's Head

National Trust - Historic ancient coaching inn in the heart of Aylesbury.
King's Head Passage
HP20 2RW


Buckinghamshire Railway Centre

25 acre working Steam Museum, with one of the UK’s largest collections of locomotives, rolling stock and railway memorabilia.
Quainton Road Station
nr Aylesbury
HP22 4BY



Oak Farm Animal Park

Traditional working farm and charming visitor attraction.
Broughton Lane
HP22 5AW



National Trust - Neo-Jacobean house overlooking the Vale of Aylesbury.



Buckinghamshire County Museum & Roald Dahl Children Gallery

Award winning county museum and family friendly visitor attraction.
Church Street
HP20 2PQ




Cottesloe Park FREE

A large open space with well maintained grass areas ideal for informal games. An interesting play space designed for ages 2-14.
Freemantle Road
HP21 8EJ


Riverside Walk FREE

One of three ‘Play on Birds’ Play spaces located along the Riverside Walk. Designed for ages 2-14, incorporating natural features.
HP19 9LP


Vale Park FREE

Aylesbury’s main central park with a contemporary feel, beautiful trees and striking flower beds.
Park Street
HP20 1DX


Edinburgh Playing Field FREE

A large open space with interesting trees and areas ideal for informal ball games. A fenced play space designed for ages 2 to14.
Churchill Avenue
HP21 8NG


Dunsham Park FREE

A large open space which links to Watermead Lake. A fenced play space designed for children 2-14yrs.
Cleveland Road
HP20 2AZ


Meadowcroft Open Space FREE

A large open space that forms part of the Riverside Walk a great place for walking, picnics and informal games.
Off Jackson Road
HP19 9HH


Alfred Rose Memorial Park FREE

A large attractive open space with interesting trees and well maintained grass areas ideal for picnics and informal games.
Dunsham Lane
HP20 2ER


White Hill Park FREE

A hidden jewel in the centre of Aylesbury, a large sized open space with beautiful trees and interesting land forms.
Oxford Road
HP20 2JW


Bedgrove Park FREE

An Ideal site for picnics, informal games and walking. A large fenced play space designed for ages 2-12.
HP21 9TT


Finemere Wood FREE

An historic woodland, home to many birds and butterflies, including the magnificent purple emperor.
8 miles north-west of Aylesbury
HP22 4DF



Odeon Aylesbury

Modern multi-screen cinema complex.
The Exchange
HP20 1UR




Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Multi-purpose arts centre offering an eclectic programme.
Exchange Street
HP20 1UG



Weston Turville Golf Club

Golf Club.
New Road
Weston Turville
HP22 5QT


  Water sports

Aqua Vale Swimming And Fitness Centre

Swimming pool, fitness centre and many other activities available.
Park Street
HP20 1DX


Recommended by Jenny Butter, Oxford
“'Great for kids. Slides for all ages, whirl pool, jacuzzi area and swimming tunnel linking indoor and outdoor pool. Next to the swimming pool is a play park where you can have a picnic afterwards and do more playing!'”


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