May half-term in Bucks

There are so many places to explore in and around Buckinghamshire. Why not head outdoors and burn off some spring energy with us this half-term.

Children climbing a tree in Stowe Landscape Garden Buckinghamshire


Embrace the sunshine and get outdoors for family adventures this half-term between 26 May and 3 June. Let the kids run wild with the freedom to explore, jump, climb and go hunting for bugs with this exciting programme of activities, available throughout the week whatever the weather.

Bee on flower


Get buzzing at Hughenden this half-term with crafting activities, meet the beekeepers and trail trackers. Time to get outdoors!

The aviary at Waddesdon Manor, a National Trust property in Buckinghamshire


Rain or shine enjoy your May half-term at Waddesdon. With colourful events and our brilliant woodland playground, you'll never run out of things to do.

A view of Ivinhoe Beacon on the Ashridge Estate Herts


At Ashridge there are so many things to see and do in early summer. you can chase butterflies on Ivinghoe hill, bike along our cycle trails or visit our ancient trees exhibition and go find your own favourites.

A mother and child on the steps in the garden

Canons Ashby 

There’s so much for all the family at Canons Ashby this half-term. Outdoor exploring, gardens full of colour, the inspirational story of Sir Henry’s daughter and a new family trail “stolen”.

Family walking dog in woods


We’ve got lots of new adventures for you at Cliveden this May half-term. Explore the May half-term 'brilliant birds' trail, get lost in the giant maze or simply bring a picnic to enjoy in the outdoors and soak up the fun.

Family walking dog in woods

Chilterns Countryside

Grab some fresh air this winter and take a walk in the Chilterns Countryside. Admire the views from the Monument on a one mile route or take on a bigger challenge with the six mile Coombe Hill and Chequers walk.