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Things to do in Wycombe this Bank Holiday

Hughenden Manor

Short of ideas for something to do or a place to go this bank holiday or half term?

Here’s a guide to just some of the many events and activities you can enjoy on your doorstep.


Marlow Arts and Crafts Society - 24 to 29 May

Marlow Arts and Crafts Society are holding their annual exhibition from 24 to 29 May.  An opportunity for members to showcase their work along with pieces from other invited exhibitors.  There’s a wide variety of media on show including, paintings, drawings, pottery and crafts. Join them at the Church Hall on The Causeway in Marlow. 


Odds Farm

Odds Farm Park - 25 May to 2 June

There’s extra fun at Odds Farm Park this half term with Young Farmers Week. Join in with plenty of farm themed activities including bottle feeding the kid goats, egg collecting and welly wanging or jump in the driving seat and take the Mini Land Rovers for a spin!  Complete Farmer Oddsocks’ Interactive Farming Quests and Challenges set around the Farm Park to earn your ‘Young Farmer’ accreditation from Farmer Oddsocks himself!


Railex 2019 Model Railway Exhibition -  25/26 May

Railex 2019 Model Railway Exhibition is a two day event taking place on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 May presented by Risborough & District Model Railway Club.  Enjoy many model railway layouts from all over the country, as well as around 40 manufacturers, traders, societies and demonstrations.


Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway

Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway - 25 to 27 May

Full steam ahead to Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway who have a whole host of train rides and activities for all the family this bank holiday. With activities varying across the Bank Holiday weekend, choose from the Diesel Railcar Rambler, Bank Holiday CraftsforKidz, Steam and Classic Cars or Steam and Vintage Diesel or indeed you could take advantage and enjoy them all.


 FrogFest 2019 Cover

FrogFest 2019 - 26 May

The annual family music festival FrogFest returns to High Wycombe on 26 May.  It’s a great day out for all the family with a variety of entertainment including music, street performances, creative workshops and plenty of side stalls.  The action will take place in the High Street from 11.30am to 10pm so why not pop along and soak up the atmosphere.


Chilterns Walking Festival - Until 2 June

Put your best foot forward and enjoy the Chilterns Walking Festival with events taking place until 2 June.  Accompanied by expert guides you can enjoy spectacular views, local stories and fun activities with over 70 walks and events taking place across the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.


Hughenden Manor

Hughenden Manor - Throughout May

Buzz along to Hughenden Manor where they are celebrating the bees and blooms of Hughenden throughout May. As well as crafts, trails and tree climbing there is also an opportunity to meet the bee keepers.


Marlow Museum

Marlow Museum - Throughout May

Marlow Museum will be open this bank holiday and throughout the half term week. Pop along to see the new display ‘From Prehistoric Times to the Present Day’ to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the museum.  There are an interesting and informative selection of displays and exhibits providing an insight to the history of the beautiful and historic town of Marlow.


Lacey Green

Lacey Green Windmill - Throughout May

Lacey Green Windmill is the oldest surviving smock windmill in the country and it will be open to visitors on Sunday 26 May and Bank Holiday Monday 27 May. Its unique timber machinery dates from 1650 and was in use until 1915.  It has been restored since 1971 by members of The Chiltern Society.



Bluebells in bloom - Throughout May

It’s not too late to see the district’s beautiful bluebells on display.

Half of the world’s bluebells are found in the UK and in Wycombe we’re lucky to have many locations to see them! Here are the best spots to see them this month


From Wycombe District Council, we hope you have a wonderful bank holiday and half term!