Whether you're looking to learn something new, get outdoors or grab some vintage bargains, here's a run-down of things to do this weekend in Bucks that won't break the bank.

Grab yourself some discount vintage clothes at 'we are.'s pop-up sale in High Wycombe, roam around the Chiltern Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and stretch your imagination at the Roald Dahl museum in Great Missenden. 


Wendover Woods Trail

Admission is free to the walking trails around Wendover Woods national forest. Surrounded by the Chiltern Hills, Wendover has activities for all the family, including Go Ape and a fun The Gruffalo orienteering route for kids. 

Bucks Free Press: File photo of Jones Hill Wood in Wendover


High Wycombe Vintage Pop-Up

Second-hand clothing business 'we are.' are holding a vintage and pre-loved fashion pop-up sale at the Wycombe Swan on Saturday, February 25. Prices start at £4 per garment, with a wide range of sizes and styles and will be up for grabs from 10am to 4:30pm. More info here.


Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

With the Roald Dahl in the news of late, it's a great chance to visit the museum dedicated to his work in Great Missenden, where he lived and wrote for 36 years. Children can take part in interactive activities featuring some of the author's most well-loved characters and learn about his life and books. Book tickets here.

Bucks Free Press: Children at Butlins captivated by readings by Will Howe from The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre


Penn Wood

Penn Wood is an entirely free way to spend your day right in the heart of the Chilterns. A mixed woodland area with a range of footpaths and trails, you might catch a glimpse of the area's abundant wildlife which includes butterflies, dragonflies and birds of prey. It's also worth bookmarking the woods' impressive bluebell walks ahead of springtime. 


Milton Keynes Gallery

The award-winning gallery in Milton Keynes has a range of exhibitions and events, many of which offer free public entry. Currently showing is The Drawing Room exhibition, "inspired by the mental and psychological health benefits of drawing", which has transformed the gallery's Project Space into a giant interactive canvas. Check it out here.