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Kids Outdoors

  • The Chilterns: home of epic family days out & mini-breaks

    Not everyone is lucky enough to have an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on their doorstep, but here in Bucks and Oxon, we’ve got a veritable pastoral playground in the shape of the gorgeous Chilterns (which of course stretches right into Beds and Herts as well!) and Chilterns Tourism is a great resource for family […]

  • Do it this week: Stowe’s Easter trail

    Need to blow away the cobwebs (or, er, work off the dozens of Mini Eggs)? Head to Stowe with the fam pronto for its scenic lakeside Easter trail

  • 16 lovely light trails in Bucks, Oxon, and beyond

    You glow, girl! At least, you will at one of these fabulously festive light trails to visit within an hour and a half of home. Scarf on, boots strapped: let's admire some twinkling.

  • Skates on! 13 nearby ice rinks to visit this winter

    We're heading into the season of slip-sliding, wall-grabbing, and pirouetting. Skate queen or just here for the mulled wine, check out these festive ice rinks within an hour of Bucks and Oxon.

  • Half Term: Spooky Stonor Park for kids

    A spooky outdoor treasure trail, pumpkin carving and stone-baked Halloween pizzas? Mini Muddies will be screaming for all the right reasons thanks to Stonor Park's half term offering

  • How to get your kids off screens and into gardens

    You know the struggle. Chilling with the laptop/TV/tablet for company is always tempting — but getting a kid outdoors can be that bit easier, thanks to these five expert tips.

  • Where to pick blackberries in Bucks and Oxon

    The hedgerows are laden with fruit and the dog needs walking... time to go blackberry picking! Just keep these secret foraging spots to yourself. Ok?

  • Splash! Best outdoor swimming spots

    It's getting hot in here, so take off all your clothes! Now dive into our guide to the best open water swimming locations in Bucks and Oxon. Just kindly refrain from bombing, running or petting please.

  • Kids: the best thing about summer camp

    Parents and kids are going mad for Ultimate Activity Camps this summer. Could they be the perfect cocktail of outdoor fun and affordable childcare? Take a look for yourself...

  • Stonor’s jousting weekend leads the charge

    Stonor's medieval event on May 22 & 23 includes access to the stonking new adventure playground and the gardens, as well as street food and theatre. Visors down, let's do this!

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