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5 of the best woodlands in Buckinghamshire


Across Wycombe and the wider Buckinghamshire area we're spoiled rotten for stunning green spaces, woodlands and parks.

This World Tourism Day we'd like to shout out some of the best woodlands across the county, including sites managed by the likes of the National Trust and the Forestry England.

Whether you're out for a relaxed family walk, putting the pedal to the floor on your mountain bike, or lacing up your boots for a trail run, these beautiful woodland spaces are the perfect way to experience the British countryside in all its autumnal glory...


This National Trust site near High Wycombe offers beautiful beech woodland with a ‘German Forest’ of yew trees planted by Victorian Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli. You'll also find a café and facilities at Hughenden Manor.

Normal admission applies.

Learn more about Hughenden.

Wendover Woods

Looked after by Forestry England, Wendover Woods is a delight to explore thanks to cycling routes, a fitness trail and the new café.

Free to visit but there is a charge for parking.

Learn more about Wendover.


Bradenham Woods

At Bradenham woods you'll find a National Trust site that provides typical Chiltern woodland with stunning valley views. Afterwards, grab a coffee (or a pint!) from the Red Lion Pub in the village.

Free to visit.

Learn more about Bradenham.


Walk, bike or horse-ride the trails through ancient beech and oak woodland at this National Trust site. You'll also find a visitor centre and cafe where you can grab hot drinks and tasty treats.

Free to visit.

Learn more about Ashridge.


Burnham Beeches (Farnham Common)

A National Nature Reserve of international importance offering 220 hectares of open space, Burnham Beeches is most notable for its ancient woodland. You'll find plenty of waymarked paths for walking and cycling, as well as visitor facilities including a cafe and information point.

Free to visit but there is a charge for parking.

Learn more about Burnham Beeches.

More ideas?

Need more inspiration for days out in Wycombe? Check out our event listings or browse the tourism page.