Days Out - Planner

Olney is a great base to explore Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire and Bedfordshire. Family day's out, stately homes, motorsport and entertainment are listed below. And don't forget to visit the town's museum, which hosts regular events as well as being a great place to explore the legacy of Cowper and Newton.  


Family Days Out...



From the fantastic animal experiences of Woburn Safari park & ZSL Whipsnade to the thrills of Gulliver's Land & Wicksteed Park.

Stately Houses and Gardens



There are beautiful grounds at Castle Ashby &  Stowe Landscape Gardens & history at Althorp House (the last resting place of Diana, Princess of Wales).


Museums & Galleries



From Bletchley Park's war time Nazi radio codes to the Cowper & Newton museum or John Bunyan museum to the narrow boats of the National Waterways museum.





Spoilt for choice: there's Silverstone, Santa Pod or Rockingham Speedway.





Details of the theatres, concert halls & cinemas within easy distance of Olney are listed in entertainment.