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There are plenty of places to see and visit in Buckinghamshire. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Buckinghamshire is a region where 20 hidden gems are waiting to be explored and visited. Check the top places to visit in the region and plan your next adventure today.

The top 20 Attractions in Buckinghamshire

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    1

    Coombe Hill

    Hiking Highlight

    Standing at 852 feet (260 m) above sea level, Coombe Hill is the highest viewpoint in the Chilterns. From the summit, you experience enchanting views over the Aylesbury Vale and …

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    2

    Ivinghoe Beacon

    Hiking Highlight

    Standing at 764 feet (233 m), Ivinghoe Beacon towers over the surrounding countryside. Offering views of Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, and Bedfordshire, it is named after the fires that were once lit …

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    Chris
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    3

    Hambleden Weir

    Hiking Highlight

    The first record of a lock at Hambleden was in 1338. It was a flash lock, with a single gate made from removable boards called paddles, with a winch for …

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    Edvard
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    4

    The Phoenix Trail (Full)

    Bike Touring Highlight (Segment)

    The Phoenix Trail is a 7-mile (11 km) footpath and cycleway which runs between the market towns of Thame in South Oxfordshire and Princes Risborough in Buckinghamshire, passing through the …

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    Edvard
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    5

    Temple Island

    Hiking Highlight

    Temple Island is situated 1.5 miles (2.4 km) downstream from Henley-on-Thames on a particularly beautiful stretch of the river. The island marks the start of Henley Royal Regatta Course.

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    Chinnor Hill Nature Reserve affords spellbinding panoramic views over the rolling landscape. The chalk grassland is home to lots of wildflowers during spring and summer, including several species of orchid …

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    7

    Good place for walk or mountain bike tour. Bird watching hide is there.

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    Well preserved Bronze Age Bell Barrow.The following is taken from the English Heritage scheduled monument description:The monument includes a bell barrow situated on the west-facing escarpment of Moneybury …

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    9

    Cliveden

    Hiking Highlight

    Cliveden is an Italianate mansion and estate at Taplow, Buckinghamshire, England. Set on banks 40 metres (130 ft) above the River Thames, its grounds slope down to the river. The …

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    Brian
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    10

    The Walled Garden

    Hiking Highlight

    This walled garden was developed in the mid-18th century by Richard Woods, a contemporary of Capability Brown. However, after falling into a state of ruin for almost a century, the …

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    11

    Fawley Court

    Hiking Highlight

    This 17th-century mansion stands on the site of a much older property which was torn down after it sustained considerable damage in the Civil War. William of Orange stayed at …

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    Kit P
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    12

    Hughenden Manor

    Hiking Highlight

    This imposing red-brick manor was built at the end of the 18th century before being heavily remodeled by Edward Lamb, "one of the most perverse and original of mid-Victorian architects". …

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    Chris
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    13

    Greenlands Lodge

    Hiking Highlight

    Greenlands is a country house on the banks of the River Thames. Built in the nineteenth century, the Grade II-listed building now forms the core of the Greenlands Campus at …

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    14

    Palladian Bridge.

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    The Palladian bridge at Stowe, completed in 1738, under the direction of Gibb. One of 3 nearly identical bridges built at the same time.

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    Edvard
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    15

    Cowleaze Wood.

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    Cowleaze Wood, which is managed by the Forestry Commission, incorporates a great mix of woodland habitats. The bluebells in late April and May are like a blue carpet and well …

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    Edvard
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    The Forest Centre is now undergoing a £4.5million re-development. This will include a brand new car park increasing capacity to over 500 spaces and the installation of a new exit …

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    Edvard
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    17

    Little Hampden Church

    Hiking Highlight

    Little Hampden Church is a picturesque 12th-century parish with a distinctive 15th-century timber porch. In the nave, you can observe wall paintings from the 13th-15th centuries. There are also many …

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    18

    Go Ape

    Mountain Biking Highlight

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    325 hectares of green woodland awaits, on the Northern edge of the Chiltern Hills, packed with an adventure for juniors and adults who are hungry to …

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    Edvard
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    19

    Holy Trinity is a pretty church in the heart of Bledlow. It was built from flint in the 12th century. Inside, you can observe a 12th-century font, a 17th-century altar …

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    20

    A gorgeous ride through well maintained private roads with no vehicles and beautiful well kept fields.

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    Phillip

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