High Wycombe is a town in Buckinghamshire, England. It is located just 29 miles outside of London and is an industrial town with numerous markets and a few interesting museums. There are a variety of outdoor activities, such as hiking and cave exploration, in High Wycombe.
Hike and Swim
Hike through Rye Park in east High Wycombe. The town's largest park has extensive green space and nature trails to meander on a sunny day. After your hike, cool off in open-air swimming pool. Then dry off along the banks of the River Wye while you take in the tranquil atmosphere.
Visit a Farm
Visit a farm in the English countryside. High Wycombe is home to the Odds Farm Park, a quaint establishment ideal for trips with kids. See a variety of farm animals up close, and learn about the roles that each animal plays on the farm. Pet the horses, and see how cows are milked as you trek around the farm facilities. There are designated picnic areas.
Odds Farm Park
Wooburn Common Rd.
Bucks HP10 0LX
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Bike the Walters Ash-Speen Bridleway in High Wycombe. The 10-mile trail takes you on dirt and gravel roads that wind through woodlands and rolling country hills. The climbs are moderate, and the ride is easy enough for casual bikers as well as children.
Explore the Hell-Fire Caves, once a secret meeting place for the Hell-Fire Club. The caves were formed in prehistoric times and mined extensively before being converted into meeting chambers for the rich and powerful members of the Hell-Fire Club in the 18th century. Today, visitors can roam the tunnels and vaulted rooms of the caves.
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