WHAT’S ON THIS WEEKEND 29th, 30th April + 1st May 

Out and About

Here’s your guide for the best of what’s on in Herts, Beds, Bucks and Oxfordshire this bank holiday weekend. 

The Chilterns is blooming! So many flowers to see from tulips at Chenies in Bucks to fritillaries in Oxfordshire… plus lots more…

Tulip Festival at Chenies Manor, nr. Chesham Bucks

Sunday 30th April and Bank Holiday Monday 1st April. Ticket prices vary. 

More than 25,000 tulips of all sorts of colours, shapes and sizes are in full bloom in the stunning grounds of this beautiful 15th Century manor house. 

FREE Blossom Day, Jeacock’s Orchard, Tring, Herts

Sunday 30th April, 11am – 3pm.

Celebrate National Blossom Day at this WW1 orchard. There will be a maypole and moths and stories for Spring as well as crafts, displays and local art groups. Light refreshments provided. 

FREE Aldbury May Fair, Herts

Monday 1st May, 12noon – 5pm

This is a brilliant local fair. Enjoy the Morris dancers, stalls, children’s activities, music, food & drink. 

May Day Merriment at Chiltern Open Air Museum, Chalfont St Giles, Bucks

Sunday 30th April and Bank Holiday Monday 1st May

Enjoy the Tudor May Day celebrations with a display of fire power, featuring the black powder weapons of the day and there will be displays of swordsmanship as well as foods and crafts and May Tree decorating. 

Fritillary Season at Waterperry Gardens, Oxfordshire

Sunday 30th April 

See the county flower of Oxfordshire in all its native splendour in the beautiful wildflower meadows and riverside walk at Waterperry. 

Further afield there is the  Hertfordshire Garden Show at Knebworth House and the traditional May morning celebrations in Oxford City Centre. 

Cookham PYO (Berkshire) and Rectory Farm (Stanton St. John, Oxfordshire) are opening up for asparagus PYO this weekend too. 

Please check individual websites/ social media before travel (just click on the links in this page) and book if necessary. Don’t forget to tag me on FB/ Instagram if you enjoy one of my recommendations. 


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