Heritage & Historical Buckinghamshire

Buckinghamshire County Museum - Aylesbury
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Buckinghamshire County Museum - Aylesbury
The County Museum was founded by the Bucks Archaeological Society in the mid 19thc and was operated by the County Council from 1957. In 2014 we started a new existence as the Bucks County Museum Trust which receives regular revenue support from the County Council and Milton Keynes City Council and is governed by an independent  Board of...
Quainton Windmill
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Quainton Windmill
Quainton Windmill is a great place for kids to learn about the history of windmills and this one in particular. It was originally restored in the 1970s but is currently undergoing further restoration at the moment, (which means the sails have been removed) but it is still an interesting place to visit. There are six floors to explore, each with...
Waddesdon Manor - Aylesbury
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Waddesdon Manor - Aylesbury
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...
Boarstall Tower
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Boarstall Tower
This gatehouse was built by John de Haudlo in 1312 and is the remnants of Boarstall House, a fortified manor house demolished in 1778. Although it was renovated in 1615 for use as a banqueting pavilion and hunting lodge, it retained its mediaeval belfry, cross loops and crenellations. The exterior and many rooms are essentially unchanged. ...
Berkhamsted Castle
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Berkhamsted Castle
Opening Times 29 April 2017 - 24 March 2018 Open summer, daily 10:00 - 18:00, winter 10:00 - 16:00. Closed Christmas Day and New Years Day.
Bletchley Park - Milton Keynes
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Bletchley Park - Milton Keynes
Bletchley Park is an estate located in the town of Bletchley, in Buckinghamshire, England, which currently houses the National Museum of Computing. During World War II, Bletchley Park was the site of the United Kingdom's main decryption establishment, the Government Code and Cypher School (GC&CS), where ciphers and codes of several Axis...
Woburn Abbey and Gardens
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Woburn Abbey and Gardens
For an amazing family day out, go on a safari drive adventure in the heart of Bedfordshire! Come to Woburn Safari Park and meet the wildlife roaming in over 300 acres of beautiful parkland. Enjoy a full day of family fun for one low ticket price. Park for free in the leisure area and walk through our animal encounters, where you'll see...
Woburn Abbey and Gardens
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Woburn Abbey and Gardens
Woburn Abbey has been the home of the Earls and Dukes of Bedford for nearly 400 years and is still very much a family home. We hope you will be inspired to visit, perhaps to discover our historic Royal links, view the famous 'Armada Portrait' of Queen Elizabeth I or come and enjoy one of over 30 exciting events each year. Admission: From:...
Hellfire Caves
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Hellfire Caves
We invite you to venture 300 feet underground through a series of hand carved tunnels that tell a fascinating story. Steeped in history and the subject of much innuendo and folklore. Discover the secrets of the notorious “Hell-Fire Club” Learn about of the sad fate of Suki our resident ghost bride, and discover why the ghost of Paul...
Amersham Museum - Old Amersham
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Amersham Museum - Old Amersham
Amersham Museum tells the story of local events, places and people. Do you know about?     Amersham’s medieval martyrs     Wall paintings     Straw plait     Lace making     Sausage factory     Perfume makers To find out more come and see for...
Wycombe Museum - High Wycombe
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Wycombe Museum - High Wycombe
Set in beautiful grounds, and with exciting hands-on activities, Wycombe Museum is a great place to discover the fascinating and varied history of the district and the famous collection of Windsor chairs. Opening times Monday to Saturday: 10am to 5pm Sunday: 2pm to 5pm Bank holidays: closed Admission to the Museum is free.
Milton Keynes City Discovery Centre
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Milton Keynes City Discovery Centre
Milton Keynes City Discovery Centre aims to involve people in different aspects of Milton Keynes history, from the Roman and Medieval, to the new town which began in the 1960s. We hold events through the year, including exhibitions, workshops and guided walks, culminating in our exciting Medieval Family Fun Day in September. Our events are...
Bekonscot Model Village - Beaconsfield
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Bekonscot Model Village - Beaconsfield
Welcome to Bekonscot Model Village and Railway, the world's oldest model village. We are located in Beaconsfield, Bucks, just off the M40 and M25 motorways and minutes by car or train from Central London. This unique piece of England's heritage continues to delight and fascinate both children and adults – there’s so much to see! Bekonscot is...
Milton Keynes Museum
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Milton Keynes Museum
The Museum is located in the peaceful surroundings of Stacey Hill Farm. Stacey Hill Farm was built early in the Victorian era as a model farm. It was located on the the outskirts of Wolverton, one of the UK's original "railway towns". Today the buildings overlook the "new city" of Milton Keynes but when they were built...
Chiltern Open Air Museum
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Chiltern Open Air Museum
Ever wondered how a toll gate keeper lived or what type of jobs you might have done in the past? What about how a building was built? With homes, workshops, a farm and even a little tin chapel they rescue and rebuild buildings from the past to show how life used to be in the Chilterns long ago. The traditional farmstead is a very special place...
Stockwood Discovery Centre
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Stockwood Discovery Centre
The Centre is designed with environmentally green and sustainable principles in mind. It tells the stories of real people behind the collections, exploring the history of the region from prehistoric times to the evolution of Stockwood House and the Farley estate. The display collections include: ...
De Grey Mausoleum, Flitton
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De Grey Mausoleum, Flitton
Among the largest sepulchral chapels attached to any English church, this cruciform mausoleum houses a remarkable sequence of 17 sculpted and effigied monuments, spanning nearly two and a half centuries (1614-1859), to the De Grey family of Wrest Park. Read more about the history of the mausoleum. Before You Go Opening Times: The mausoleum is...
Science Oxford Live
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Science Oxford Live
Science Oxford Live is open from 10am until 5pm on Saturdays, and on weekdays during Oxfordshire school holidays. Both our exhibition area for adults (and older children) and our refreshment area are free to access. The admission price for the discovery zone for children and their families is outlined below. Both exhibition and...
Wardown Park Museum
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Wardown Park Museum
Discover displays, objects and old photographs about the history of Luton and its people as well as activities, events and exhibitions for all ages and interest.     Free entry*     A good display of Luton history     A history of the development of Luton industries     Ever changing...
The University of Oxford Botanic Garden
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The University of Oxford Botanic Garden
Welcome to the University of Oxford Botanic Garden. We are often asked how a botanic garden differs from other types of gardens. Botanic gardens are collections of plants that are grown for purposes other than purely aesthetic reasons – but in Oxford Botanic Garden we do try to arrange the plants in attractive, sympathetic and ...
The Pitt Rivers Museum - Oxford
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The Pitt Rivers Museum - Oxford
The Pitt Rivers Museum cares for the University of Oxford's collection of anthropology and world archaeology. Discover more about visiting along with information on the famous collections and our contemporary research. Admission free Opening Hours 10.00 - 16.30 Tuesday to Sunday (and bank holiday Mondays) 12.00...
Oxford University Museum of Natural History
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Oxford University Museum of Natural History
The Oxford University Museum of Natural History houses the University's scientific collections of zoological, entomological and geological specimens. The Museum itself is a Grade 1 listed building, renowned for its spectacular neo-Gothic architecture. Among its most famous features are the Oxfordshire dinosaurs, the dodo, and the swifts in...
Museum of the History of Science - Oxford
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Museum of the History of Science - Oxford
MHS houses an unrivalled collection of early scientific instruments in the world’s oldest surviving purpose-built museum building, the Old Ashmolean on Broad Street, Oxford. We are both a department of the University of Oxford and an active public museum, offering a programme of family-friendly events, gallery tours, table talks and much...
Official Oxford University & City Walking Tour
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Official Oxford University & City Walking Tour
Explore the beauty and history of Oxford on a two-hour walking tour     Delve into the history of Oxford with a two-hour guided walking tour around its famous university and libraries     Visit the Radcliffe Camera, the Bridge of Sighs, the Sheldonian Theatre, the Bodleian Library, and learn about the secrets and...
Modern Art Oxford
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Modern Art Oxford
Welcome to Modern Art Oxford. Founded in 1965, we are the South East's leading Gallery for the presentation of modern and contemporary visual art. Our programme includes exhibitions by artists from all over the world, live events, educational and family activities. Opening hours Monday CLOSED Tuesday ...
Oxford Castle Unlocked
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Oxford Castle Unlocked
Discover more as you embark on a journey spanning 10 centuries.... The site has been used as a place of incarceration since 1071, continuing until the closure of HM Prison in 1996. The old buildings have been preserved and are now open to the public revealing a time capsule – allowing the buildings to tell their story. Visitors ...
Museum of Oxford
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Museum of Oxford
Past: The Museum of Oxford opened in 1975 and immediately intrigued locals and visitors to the city with the story of Oxford and how it has developed. Bringing together a diverse collection, everything from Roman pottery to marmalade jars, the Museum of Oxford wove the story of the city from the prehistoric to the modern day. Present: Explore...
The Story Museum - Oxford
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The Story Museum - Oxford
People love stories and they're a great way to learn. We hope you'll visit our most unusual museum, shop and café , and enjoy what's on. Maybe get involved. But that's enough about us. What's your story? Get your class, Brownie pack or birthday party excited about stories by exploring plots and characters inspired by the immersive 26...
Bates Collection of Musical Instruments - Oxford
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Bates Collection of Musical Instruments - Oxford
Welcome to the Bate Collection, one of the most magnificent collections of musical instruments in the world. The Bate has over 2000 instruments from the Western orchestral music traditions from the renaissance, through the baroque, classical, romantic and up to modern times.  More than a thousand instruments are on display, by all the most...
24H or 48H Hop-on Hop-off Bus Oxford
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24H or 48H Hop-on Hop-off Bus Oxford
See historic Oxford at your leisure on this bus tour of the city Take a tour of Oxford and see the best of the city with twenty stops, including Christ Church college Explore the beauty of Oxford university and its limestone facades, including the Radcliffe Camera Enjoy an audio guide available in ten languages – and kids can listen to a...
The Ashmolean - Oxford
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The Ashmolean - Oxford
The present Ashmolean was created in 1908 by combining two ancient Oxford institutions: the University Art Collection and the original Ashmolean Museum. Founded in 1683, at a time when the idea of the 'museum' was brand new, Britain's first public museum, the Ashmolean, was initially the home of a collection of miscellaneous manmade and natural...
The Bodleian Library - Oxford
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The Bodleian Library - Oxford
The Bodleian Library offers for family visits for tours, both for families with children over 10. However during most school holidays, they also offer a lively family tour accepting 5 to 11 years olds which includes a visit to Duke Humfrey's Library.
ABINGDON COUNTY HALL MUSEUM
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ABINGDON COUNTY HALL MUSEUM
OPENING TIMES 1 APRIL - 23 DECEMBER 2017 Monday Closed Tuesday 10:00 - 16:00 Wednesday 10:00 - 16:00 Thursday 10:00 - 16:00 Friday 10:00 - 16:00 Saturday 10:00 - 16:00 Sunday 10:00 - 16:00 NOTES Roof open daily but may close at short notice in poor weather (charges apply). HOLIDAY OPENING TIMES FOR THIS PERIOD Good Friday 14 Apr...
North Hinksey Conduit House
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North Hinksey Conduit House
This roofed conduit house is a remarkable survival of Oxford’s first piped water supply. Built during the early 17th century, it was part of a system designed to take clean drinking water from the springs at North Hinksey to the Carfax Conduit, an extravagantly decorated fountain in the centre of Oxford. Resembling a miniature fortress,...
Cassiobury Park
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Cassiobury Park
Cassiobury Park is the largest public open space in Watford comprising of over 190 acres (77 hectares) of green space stretching from Watford town centre to woodland and countryside to the west of the town. The park contains a wide variety of sports facilities, attractions for children and parts of the park are designated as...
Verulamium Museum
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Verulamium Museum
The Museum of everyday life in Roman Britain. Verulamium Museum is on the site of one of the major cities in Roman Britain, now an attractive park. Inside you will find: recreated Roman rooms hands-on Discovery Areas video presentations touch screen databases some of the finest Roman mosaics and wall plasters outside the...
HOUGHTON HOUSE
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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. It was built around 1615 for Mary, Dowager Countess of Pembroke, in a mixture of Jacobean and Classical styles: the ground floors of two...
St Albans Museum + Gallery
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St Albans Museum + Gallery
https://www.stalbansmuseums.org.uk/sites/default/files/images/town-hall-03-cecelina-banner.jpg Set over three floors, the newly created state-of-the-art gallery spaces showcase over 2,000 years of priceless heritage and display contemporary artworks – sharing local, national and world treasures with all. Promising fresh experiences...
WREST PARK
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WREST PARK
Explore the evolution of the English garden with a stroll through three centuries of landscape design at Wrest Park. From dazzling parterres and fragrant borders, to sweeping views and woodland walks, Wrest Park is a real treat for the senses. Zip along to the children's play area, take tea in the café and explore the hidden treasures in...
The Oxfordshire Museum - Woodstock
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The Oxfordshire Museum - Woodstock
Set in the historic town of Woodstock, the Oxfordshire Museum tells the story of Oxfordshire through 11 galleries and many exhibitions featuring history, popular culture, contemporary arts and crafts throughout the year. Admission is free. Opening hours Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm Sunday 2pm - 5pm Last admission 4.45pm...
Blenheim Palace- Pleasure Gardens and Train - Woodstock
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Blenheim Palace- Pleasure Gardens and Train - Woodstock
Home to the 11th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough, Blenheim Palace is the birth place of Sir Winston Churchill and a World Heritage Site. Blenheim Palace was a gift from Queen Anne and a grateful nation to John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough following his famous victory at the Battle of Blenheim in 1704. Visit...
The Canal Museum
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The Canal Museum
Found in the heart of the beautiful village of Stoke Bruerne on the Grand Union Canal, The Canal Museum is a treasure trove of stories, films, collections and displays all about our waterways. The Canal Museum is housed in a historic corn mill, and provides a fascinating look at the history of Britain's canals. With a wide range of exhibits and a...
Pendon Indoor Model Village and Railways - Abingdon
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Pendon Indoor Model Village and Railways - Abingdon
At Pendon we recapture scenes showing the beauty of the English countryside as it was in the Inter-War years. We do this through the medium of detailed, accurate and colourful models constructed to the most exacting standards. A visit to Pendon provides: a warm welcome for individuals, family groups and clubs a...
Little Wittenham Nature Reserve at Earth Trust
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Little Wittenham Nature Reserve at Earth Trust
Come and enjoy the beautiful South Oxfordshire countryside at Little Wittenham Nature Reserve. Explore the iconic Wittenham Clumps with their breathtaking views, head off on a woodland adventure, or discover what's happening on the Earth Trust site. We also have a full programme of events throughout the year.
Oxford Bus and Morris Motors Museums - Witney
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Oxford Bus and Morris Motors Museums - Witney
The Oxford Bus Museum has its origins in the Oxford Bus Preservation Syndicate, established in 1967 by a group of enthusiasts who had the foresight to realise that vehicles of potential significance to future generations should be saved before they were lost for all time.  Beginning with just one vehicle – which can still be seen...
History on Wheels Museum
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History on Wheels Museum
The History on Wheels Museum was first opened to the public in 1980, and as the name implies, within this Museum can be found a truly unique collection of Motors, both Military and Civilian, Militaria, from 1900 to the 1950s, from all conflicting Nations, and Memories, illustrating artefacts of all types from both the civilian and wartime home...
Windsor Castle
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Windsor Castle
Windsor Castle, the largest and oldest occupied castle in the world, is one of the official residences of Her Majesty The Queen. The Castle's dramatic site encapsulates 900 years of British history. It covers an area of 26 acres and contains, as well as a royal palace, a magnificent chapel and the homes and workplaces of a large number of people. ...
North Leigh Roman Villa
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North Leigh Roman Villa
The remains of North Leigh Roman Villa are set within a peaceful landscape on the banks of the River Evenlode in Oxfordshire.  This 'courtyard villa' is considered one of the larger villas of Roman Britain. It was at its most extensive in the early 4th century when it included four bath suites, 16 mosaic floors and 11 rooms with under-floor...
Shaws Corner
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Shaws Corner
Home to George Bernard Shaw for over 40 years, Shaw's Corner is a 1902 Arts and Crafts house set in a quintessentially English garden. It feels like Shaw has just left the room – his clothes are still in his wardrobe and his typewriter and glasses sit on his study desk. Note : access roads are very narrow. Don't miss Discover...
Welwyn Roman Baths
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Welwyn Roman Baths
Welwyn Roman Baths Tunnel through time to the world of the Romans - with a visit to Welwyn Roman Baths. You can't take a hot bath any more - the boiler went out about 1,800 years ago when the Romans left! Roman Baths Entrance Tunnel Roman Baths Entrance TunnelBut you can see some fascinating remains which have survived from their time. Learn...
Sulgrave Manor - Banbury
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Sulgrave Manor - Banbury
The ancestral home of the Washingtons in Britain discover the history of George Washington and his family: We look forward to seeing you here and to introducing you to     The compact Manor House - not a demanding marathon down endless corridors but a gentle stroll through three centuries of English history in the company of a...
Museum of Berkshire Aviation - Reading
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Museum of Berkshire Aviation - Reading
Berkshire's dynamic contribution to aviation history is graphically re-captured at the museum. Run as a charitable trust, the museum is at the historic site of Woodley Airfield, near Reading, U.K. - once the centre of a thriving aircraft industry. Miles and Handley Page aircraft built at Woodley are being re-constructed and exhibited along with...
Museum of English Rural Life
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Museum of English Rural Life
The Museum of English Rural Life (MERL) houses thousands of fascinating objects related to life and work in the countryside. We have a programme of temporary exhibitions, family activities, holiday events, guided tours and much more.  MERL is open Tuesday to Friday 9am to 5pm. Closed bank holidays. Admission is free.
Mill Green Museum & Mill
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Mill Green Museum & Mill
This local history museum for the Welwyn Hatfield District is housed in what was for centuries the home of the millers who worked in the adjoining watermill. The watermill is fully restored and operational. It probably stands on the site of one of four Hatfield mills listed in the Domesday Book. You can watch milling of organic flour every week...
Hatfield House and Park
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Hatfield House and Park
Lord and Lady Salisbury are delighted to welcome you to their home and hope that you enjoy your visit. The 2011 visitor season runs from Saturday 23rd April until the end of September. For full details please see our Opening Times & Prices page. There is a ‘free flow arrangement’ where visitors are able to view the ...
Bedford Museum
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Bedford Museum
With its emphasis clearly focused on the local community the Social History collections reflect both the home and working environments of the people of north Bedfordshire. The collections of some 20,000 items cover the wide range of domestic, corporate, military and agricultural life as well as local crafts and industries. The lives of earlier...
John Bunyan Museum
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John Bunyan Museum
The Bunyan Museum tells the story of this renowned author, pastor and preacher. Visitors to the museum are able to take a walk through Bunyan’s life and times. On entering the museum, visitors are greeted with a three-dimensional model of Bunyan towards the end of his life. Visitors are invited by Bunyan to...
Harmondsworth Barn
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Harmondsworth Barn
Rescued by English Heritage after years of neglect, this Grade I listed barn ranks alongside the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey for its exceptional architectural and historic interest. It was dubbed the "Cathedral of Middlesex" by Sir John Betjeman. Built in 1426 by Winchester College as part of its manor farm at...
Banbury Museum - Oxford
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Banbury Museum - Oxford
Welcome to Banbury Museum. PLEASE NOTE - we're in the process of creating a brand new, much improved website for Banbury Museum which will be launched in the coming months. Please bear with us whilst we make these changes. Opening  hours Galleries, Monday - Saturday 10am - 5pm Tourist Information Centre and Shop, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday...
Knebworth House - Gardens & Park
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Knebworth House - Gardens & Park
One of England's most beloved stately homes, Knebworth House is famous worldwide for its rock concerts and as the home of Victorian novelist Edward Bulwer Lytton - author of the words "The pen is mightier than the sword" - this beautiful gothic mansion is situated 29 miles north of London off the A1(M) at Stevenage. Park,...
Reme Museum of Technology - Arborfield
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Reme Museum of Technology - Arborfield
Museum of the history of REME, a full day out for the kids and family. Opening Times & Prices Opening times Monday to Thursday: 9.00am till 4.30pm, Friday: 9.00am till 4.00pm, Sundays: 11.00am till 4.00pm Closed on Christmas Day and New Years Day Bank holidays – check in...
The Lookout Discovery Centre - Bracknell
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The Lookout Discovery Centre - Bracknell
The Look Out Discovery Centre is open 7 days a week from 10am - 5pm. Whether you're planning a family trip, group visit or even a birthday party, this hands-on science exhibition makes learning fun for everyone. With its 2,600 acres of Crown Estate woodland, nature trails, children's adventure play park, coffee shop and gift shop, you'll be sure...
Abington Museum
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Abington Museum
It is an excellent place to visit if you are out with your family or if you are interesting in exploring things like the domestic life in the town, our costume collection or our displays about the Northamptonshire Regiment. Highlights are: The history of the Northamptonshire Regiment Northampton Life Rolling programme...
Royal Air Force Museum London - Hendon
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Royal Air Force Museum London - Hendon
Opened in 1972 by Her Majesty the Queen and situated on the historic site of London Aerodrome at Hendon, our North London Museum is the only London attraction to house over 100 aircraft from around the world including some very early aircraft designs through to the latest modern day jets and military aircraft. With free admission plus free...
Northampton Museum and Art Gallery
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Northampton Museum and Art Gallery
A visit to Northampton Museum and Art Gallery will give you the opportunity to explore the amazing shoe collection recognised as a collection of national importance. You can also find out about the history of Northampton and see our excellent art and ceramics collection. Opening Times: Tuesday to Saturday 10am -...
Minster Lovell Hall and Dovecote
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Minster Lovell Hall and Dovecote
The picturesque ruins of Minster Lovell Hall, a 15th century Oxfordshire manor house, lie in a beautiful rural setting beside the River Windrush. They include a fine hall, tower and nearby dovecote. Minster Lovell Hall was built in the 1430s by William, Baron of Lovell and Holand - one of the richest men in England. It was later home to Francis,...
Wembley Stadium
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Wembley Stadium
Stroll into the dressing room like a superstar. Limber up in the world's most exclusive warm-up zone. Stride through the tunnel towards the hallowed turf. Climb 107 steps, stand triumphantly in front of the Royal Box to the roar of the crowd. Until your dream of playing at Wembley Stadium comes true, there's only one way to experience all this...
Broughton Castle
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Broughton Castle
“About the most beautiful castle in all England ... for sheer loveliness of the combination of water, woods and picturesque buildings.” A generous tribute from historian Sir Charles Oman in 1898, and one continued by the noted diarist James Lees-Milne in a 1989 entry"It is still the most romantic house imaginable. English to...
Little Steps Gym - London
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Little Steps Gym - London
CAll the Little Steps Gym classes have a set format and the class theme changes every week. Themes can be anything from a space adventure to a walk in the park. We aim to encourage children to join into the activity by making every class lots of fun. Every week we cover many different skills including co-ordination and balance. Every class...
The Roman Sandy
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The Roman Sandy
 The Town Council Offices house a small collection of finds and pictures about Roman Sandy. These exhibits were mostly collected following archaeological digs in the town’s cemetery between 1988 and 1991. The collection includes coins, vessels, personal and household effects and stone sculpture. Members of the public are welcome to...
Silchester Roman Town Walls and Amphitheatre
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Silchester Roman Town Walls and Amphitheatre
Silchester in Hampshire has its origins as Calleva, a centre of the Iron Age Atrebates tribe from the late 1st century BC. After the Roman conquest of AD 43 it became the large and important town of Calleva Atrebatum. Unlike most Roman towns, it was never reoccupied or built over after it was abandoned in the 6th or 7th century, so archaeological...
Sywell Aviation Museum
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Sywell Aviation Museum
Sywell Aviation Museum (SAM) is a voluntary, non-profit-making organisation which aims to preserve the history of Sywell Aerodrome and Northamptonshire's rich aviation heritage from the early days of aviation to the Second World War and beyond. SAM began life in 1998 and the Museum building was opened in 2001 by the legendary aviator Alex...
Hertford Museum
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Hertford Museum
Hertford Museum aims to collect, preserve and interpret evidence of the history of the county town and surrounding parishes in the district of East Hertfordshire for the interest, enjoyment and understanding of the local community and other visitors. Since 1903 Hertford Museum has been a much loved local museum, with fascinating objects that tell...
The Tropical Zoo - Brentford
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The Tropical Zoo - Brentford
The Tropical Zoo, based in London is a zoo that offers an indoor children's zoo experience. They have a great range of animals including crocodiles, tarantulas, piranahs and snakes. Monkeys: Bolivian Squirrel Monkey, Common Marmoset Monkey. Birds: Bengalese Eagle Owl, Congo African Grey Parrot, Green Wing Macaw, Military Macaw and more. You...
Syon Park - Brentford
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Syon Park - Brentford
Described by Sir John Betjeman as 'the Grand Architectural Walk', Syon House and its 200 acre park is the London home of the Duke of Northumberland, whose family have lived here for over 400 years. Originally the site of a medieval abbey, Syon was named after Mount Zion in the Holy Land. The abbey was dedicated to the Bridgettine Order,...
Celtic Harmony Camp - Brickendon
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Celtic Harmony Camp - Brickendon
Step into Celtic times for a great day out at Celtic Harmony Camp, an Iron Age village near Hertford. You can try your hand at Longbow Archery, Celtic cookery in the Chieftain Roundhouse, then leaving your food to bake over the hearth, explore the rest of the camp on a woodland trail or listen to a Story around the fire. Make sure you...
Royal Botanic Gardens Kew - Richmond
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Royal Botanic Gardens Kew - Richmond
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is widely recognised as one of the leading centres for advice and action on aspects of plant and fungal conservation. Conservation programmes are undertaken on a wide range of endangered and threatened plants and their habitats. An advanced range of techniques, including storage and cryopreservation of seeds,...
Kenwood
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Kenwood
 On the edge of Hampstead Heath surrounded by tranquil landscaped gardens, Kenwood is one of London's hidden gems. The breathtaking interiors and stunning world-class art collection are free for everyone to enjoy. With children’s activities, a café to relax in and acres of grounds to stretch your legs, there are treats in store...
CBBC Tour - White City
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CBBC Tour - White City
The Children's Tour of Television Centre is fantastic for children aged between 6 and 11 years. The tour is truly interactive, giving the chance to have a go at making some of their very own TV. Children could play our very own version of the CBBC show Copycats where two teams battle it out in a range of hilarious games, or take part...
Twickenham Stadium Tour and Museum
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Twickenham Stadium Tour and Museum
The World Rugby Museum and Stadium Tours The World Rugby Museum is the ultimate visitor experience for the world rugby enthusiast. Twickenham is the home of England rugby and also the World Rugby Museum, the finest collection of rugby memorabilia in the world. The Museum opened in 1996 and takes visitors through the...
Marble Hill House
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Marble Hill House
 A day out at Marble Hill is a real treat as this beautiful Palladian villa is set in 66 acres of outstanding riverside parkland near Richmond in West London.   Marble Hill was built for the remarkable Henrietta Howard, mistress of King George II when he was Prince of Wales, and friend and confidante of some of the cleverest men in...
Chiswick House and Gardens
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Chiswick House and Gardens
 Chiswick House is among the most glorious examples of 18th-century British architecture and makes a fascinating day out in West London. The third Earl of Burlington, who designed this noble Roman-style Palladian villa, drew inspiration from his Grand Tours of Italy. The Gardens - birthplace of the English Landscape Movement - are open...
Harrington Aviation Museum
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Harrington Aviation Museum
Housed in the original Group Operations Building on the site of USAAF Station 179, the CARPETBAGGER AVIATION MUSEUM offers a rare look at life on the top secret base of the 801st / 492nd American Eighth Air Force Bomb Group during World War II. Photographs, maps, exhibits and unique film footage describe the secret missions flown by Harrington...
Faringdon Folly Tower and Woodland
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Faringdon Folly Tower and Woodland
This unique unusual 100ft tower is Faringdon’s icon and the last major folly to be built in England Hailed as 'Britain's finest 20th century Folly Tower' and 'One of the most important follies in Britain' It sits on Folly Hill, within a charming 4 acre, circular woodland of splendid Scots Pine and broadleaf trees, some more than 200 years...
Uffington Castle - White Horse and Dragon Hill
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Uffington Castle - White Horse and Dragon Hill
These three prehistoric sites lie beside the Ridgeway, the ancient route that ran from Dorset to the Wash and still crosses the chalk ridges of the Berkshire Downs. Uffington ‘Castle’, which occupies the summit of Whitehorse Hill, is a rare and outstanding example of a large Iron Age hillfort. The famous White Horse is the oldest...
Sherlock: The Official Outdoor Game
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Sherlock: The Official Outdoor Game
A self-hosted version of a puzzle-solving spectacular     Get your enthusiastic team of sleuths together to locate key evidence and solve the mystery! No time limit - it's all about accumulating points     Solve a series of clues, conundrums and codes that need to be cracked with your friends, as you problem-solve...
Ham House & Garden - Richmond-upon-Thames
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Ham House & Garden - Richmond-upon-Thames
Unique 17th-century house with sumptuous interiors, original collections and restored formal gardens Fine Stuart mansion on the banks of the River Thames Lavish 17th-century interiors with important collections of textiles, furniture and paintings Formal gardens with famous lavender parterres, known as the Cherry Garden, and maze-like...
CHICHELE COLLEGE
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CHICHELE COLLEGE
Located in the attractive Northamptonshire market town of Higham Ferrers, Chichele College is a rare surviving example of a chantry college. It was founded in 1422 by the locally born Henry Chichele, Archbishop of Canterbury. Such colleges, common in England in the 14th and 15th centuries, were groups of priests who shared a communal life which...
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